G.O.A.'L Workshop Days

Thought you missed our community art project, or need to open a bank account?  Do you have anxienty about whether to start a birth family search, or wonder how we confirm a person claiming to be a birth family member of yours?   Well come to Cafe Aiya on October 13 and/or November 17 for the answers.  

Lunch will be provided!

On Saturday, October 13, 2012, our first workshop day schedule is as follows:

Sign up here for the 13th --> http://goal.or.kr/civicrm/event/info?id=61&reset=1

11:00 AM: English for G.O.A.’L Volunteers – G.O.A.’L Staff

1:00 PM: Shinhan Bank – GOSH Team: Shinhan Bank has a special team; "GO SHinhan Speaks Your Language," to help non-Korean speaking customers. Come learn about banking in Korea with Shinhan Bank.  The GOSH Team will cover Personal Banking and Business Banking.

2:00 PM: Community Art Project - Karin Lim: this is part 3 of our community art project.  We are creating art for our G.O.A.'L Office mural project.  

 

On Saturday, November 17, 2012, our second workshop day schedule is as follows:

Sign up here for the 17th --> http://goal.or.kr/civicrm/event/info?id=62&reset=1

 

11:00 AM: Birth Family Search –G.O.A.’L Birth Family Search Department:  come learn about the process we have used for over 10 years, and the resources we use to assist with the birth family search process.

12:00: Lunch - Provided by G.O.A.'L - donations always accepted.

1:00 PM: Break Time & Online Birth Family Search Campaign Filming #1.  If you want to add your video to our Online Birth Family Search Campaign, and do not have the resources to film the video, we will have our filming equipment so you can create your own video on-site.

1:30 PM: DNA –DowGene / BFS Database:  come learn about how DNA is extracted from your hair and used to match you with a potential family member.  After the DNA presentation, Sarah Bowling will present a Birth Family Search database that will be available to adoptees and birth families.

2:30 PM: Break Time & Online Birth Family Search Campaign Filming #2.  If you want to add your video to our Online Birth Family Search Campaign, and do not have the resources to film the video, we will have our filming equipment so you can create your own video on-site.

3:00 PM: Post Reunion Discussion –TBD:  ever wonder about what to feel or how to act once reunited –or want to share your experience or hear an experience from another adoptee?  Then come join in on the discussion.

4:00 PM: Community Art Project - Karin Lim: this is part 4 of our community art project.  We are creating art for our G.O.A.'L Office mural project. 

 

Directions to Cafe Aiya:

서울특별시 마포구 서교동 376-15

376-15 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea

From Hongik University Subway Station - Line 2, exit 1:  once you exit, walk straight for about 10 minutes. At the third traffic light, turn RIGHT in front of Café the Air.  Continue to walk for about 3 minutes; Cafe Aiya will be on the right.

From Hapjeong Subway Station - Lines 2 & 6, Exit 2:  once you exit, walk straight for about 3 minutes. At the first traffic signal, cross to Café the Air, and turn LEFT.  Continue to walk for about 3 minutes; Cafe Aiya will be on the right.

 

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