Re'Generation Movement is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.


2019 Spring College Prep. Classes

Feb.5, 2019-Apr.25, 2019@Clarkston High School

2019 Spring college prep. class was held in Clarkston High School from Feb. 5 to Apr. 25. Starting from this semester, we have provided pre-college English readiness program in addition to our SAT/ACT classes on Wednesdays. We had 9 Emory student volunteers from Project Shine. Bawi Par, James Shin, Jongdae Kim, Marianna Murphy and Marie Mogensen served as teachers and mentors for this semester. 

Georgia State University Downtown Campus Visit with Pi Delta Psi

Mar.29, 2019@GSU

Regeneration Movement with GSU Pi Delta Psi! Youth in Clarkston visited Georgia State University on March 29. Successful college students from Pi Delta Psi shared practical advice on topics from college admissions to career aspirations. Funded by Overseas Koreans Foundation.

Film Screening Event with Director, Sang Mee Choo

Mar.26, 2019@Emory University, White Hall 207

A film screening event with Q&A session with the director of the film, Sang Mee Choo was taken place at Emory University, White Hall 207 on March 26. "Children Gone to Poland"  tells the story of North Korean war orphans who were sent to Poland during the Korean War and details the struggles they encountered as refugees and their journey back home. 

Korea Peace Network Advocacy Day

Mar.13-14, 2019@Capitol, Washington D.C.

The Korea Peace Network (national network of U.S. and Korean American organizations) held its annual Advocacy Days on March 13-14 with a conference featuring South Korean parliamentarians(권미혁, 이재정, 제윤경), Rep. Ro Khanner, and Nobel laureate Jody Willams, followed by 60 Congressional visits, advocating for diplomacy/peace agreement in Korea, formal end of the Korean War, and sanctions exemptions for humanitarian work.

"교회, 난민을 품다" 북 콘서트 [Seeking Refuge] Korean Version Publication Event

Mar.9, 2019@Kim Dae-jung Presidential Library

Korean version of Seeking Refuge was published on March 4 in South Korea. Jongdae Kim, the translator of Seeking Refuge, spoke at the book event held at Kim Dae-jung Presidential Library and Museum on March 9.   

Georgia Korea Peace Campaign Meeting

Feb. 2, 2019@ Korean Cultural Center

An inaugural meeting for Georgia Korea Peace Campaign took place on Feb.2. This campaign was organized with a goal to mobilize the U.S. policymakers to make progress toward the Peace Treaty on the Korean Peninsula. Participants discussed about the current political climate as well as advocacy strategies, including signing a letter for congress and visiting the US Capitol on March 13-14.

2018 Youth Leadership Camp

December 26- December 29, 2018

2018 Youth Leadership Camp is an annual four-day leadership program for Clarkston high school students, exploring topics of self-awareness, leadership, community engagement, global citizenship, careers, and goal-setting. We worked with Tim Doh from CCI applying TIP curriculum into the program. Students had an opportunity to visit Center for Civil and Human Rights on the 28th. The program was sponsored by Overseas Koreans Foundation.

Networking Night

December 22, 5PM at Bangkok Station

Re'Generation members came together for an evening of informal networking and engagement. We created a space to connect with people with similar interests: inter-Korean peace and reconciliation. 

2018 Fall Youth Mentoring Program with Friends of Refugees

September 11- December 13

We have partnered with Friends of Refugees for the past 3 months for youth program in Clarkston. College prep classes and college admissions consulting services were provided for high school students with diverse backgrounds. We had 6 tutors including students from Project Shine at Emory. Sponsored by Overseas Koreans Foundation.

Korean American Young Professionals Night

December 8, 2018, 6PM at The Korean American Association of Greater Atlanta 애틀랜타한인회

Korean American Coalition - Atlanta hosted annual networking dinner, joined by special guests Jennifer Chung, Jongdae Kim (Regeneration Movement), and Stephanie Cho to discuss the topic of Korean American identity.

Open Hand Atlanta Volunteering Day

December 8, 2018, 10AM at Open Hand Atlanta

Open Hand prepares, packs and delivers over 6,000 healthy meals each day throughout metro-Atlanta for those who might otherwise go without. Group of Clarkston youths and Re'Generation Study Group members delivered meals to clients at Open Hand. This program was sponsored by Overseas Koreans Foundation. 

Book Discussion Forum

Dec‎ember 1,‎ 2018, ‎1‎PM at Emory Goizueta Business School Room 238

KAIST recently published a book regarding four-stage master plan of reunification of Korean peninsula: 카이스트, 통일을 말하다. As part of the Re'Generation's study group curriculum, assigned speakers summarized the chapters and led the book discussion on Dec.1, 2018. This event was sponsored by Overseas Koreans Foundation.

Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Novemeber 9-11, 2018 @ Carter Center, UMC HQ

At the 2018 Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula-a Nov.9-11 event hosted by the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries- former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter commended representatives of various Methodist denominations and ecumenical organizations for their own peace efforts. Jongdae Kim (김종대), an Executive Director of Re'Generation Movement was invited to share his views on peace and reconciliation as a younger generation.

Re'Generation Study Group 2018-2019 Season Kick Off Meeting

October 27, 2018, 1PM-3:30PM at Emory Goizueta Business School, Room 500

We had the 2018-19 Season  Kick Off Meeting at Emory University.  A group of young professionals will gather on every other week, not only to study about matters surrounding the Korean peninsula, but also to discuss ways to achieve the value of 'harmony' in the U.S.

This event was sponsored by Overseas Koreans Foundation.


Korean Community Empowerment Workshop

October 20, 2018, 1:30PM-5:00PM at Hilton Atlanta

Re’Generation participated in the Korean Community Empowerment Workshop as one of the session leaders. KAC hosted and Korean Consulate General in Atlanta sponsored the event. Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta, Korean Adoptee Association of Georgia and Re'Generation had an opportunity to discuss various issues affecting our growing community and informed, empowered and motivated the Korean community. 


Dream Village Summer Camp in Korea

August 6-August 8, 2018

We were able to share Re'Generation's vision and our works in Clarkston at Dream Village Family Summer camp. We have created a space for conversation on how Korean should response to Yemeni refugee crisis in Jeju island.  

June 4-July 18, 2018

Eight weeks of summer camp providing SAT tutoring, college readiness workshops and field trips to more than 20 high school students, preparing them to gain admission to college and succeed in higher education.


June 5, 2018

Re'Generation students gathered and celebrated high school graduation and the end of school year! 

May 28, 2018

Young Korean diasporas living in Atlanta gathered and went on a picnic to Chateau Elan Winery & Resort. We discussed ways to achieve the value of 'integration' in society and  discovered how we can help make improvements in our community.

April 28, 2018

We had a great day at 2018 Clarkston Culture Fest! Check out what was happening at our booth during the event.

April 22, 2018

Ms. Jinhye Cho, President of NKinUSA, spoke about her experiences as a North Korean refugee and also about human rights situation in North Korea.

March 29, 2018

A discussion about the "PyeongChang Diplomacy" and the prospects surrounding the Korean peninsula took place during Emory University's 2018 Korea Week, with Prof. Han S. Park: Professor Emeritus of University of Georgia, Aaron Bauer: Olympics Correspondent of Around the Rings, and Jongdae Kim: Co-Founder of Re'Generation Movement.

March 24, 2018

The Clarkston Re'Generats took the streets of Atlanta to #re'present the youths and unite their voices for safety in schools and gun control.

February 20, 2018

A group of high school students from South Korea ("Dream Village" program) spent time in Clarkston with Re'Generation youths, mingling and also preparing welcome kits and messages for newly arriving refugee families to the United States.

December 26-29, 2017

4-day bootcamp with youths, exploring topics of self-awareness, leadership, community engagement, global citizenship, careers, and goal-setting.

December 10, 2017

A conversation on the unification and integration of the Korean peninsula with Mr. Junghun Cho, Director of Ajou Institute of Unification, and Ms. Catherine Lee, Filmmaker and Director of "9 at 38."

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