History

2011

Daum Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2011. The year was an occasion to reflect on the enterprises undertaken by the Foundation in the past decade. It was also an opportunity to prepare for the coming decade. Within the framework of its mission, the Foundation has not only consolidated its existing enterprises, but planned and carried out new undertakings, while augmenting its contacts within and without.

Youth Voice has launched Youth Voice Lab, a medium through which young people can freely create and share their own voices. In addition, the on/offline systems have been established, which can support various youth activities through the steady operation of Media Conference and Frientor.

ITcanus, by elaborating its Internet Leadership Program and ChangeON Conference, has been widely recognized as an enterprise of media education for nonprofit organizations. It has extended the network of its global partnerships by participating in NTC(Nonprofit Technology Conference) 2012 and completing MOU with NTEN(Nonprofit Technology Network). In addtion, Soriarchive has succeeded in diversifying its contents by producing and distributing Jeju Olle Audio-Book, in cooperation with Jeju Olle, organization.

Ollybolly has steadily updated its contents and begun Ollybolly Mobile App and Mobile Web Service in order to respond better to various devices. It has also enlarged the off-line space with the opening of the Ollybolly Center. Furthermore, Ollybolly has consolidated its status as an enterprise for cultural diversification by funding the cultural diversity projects using Ollybolly picture books and completing Ollybolly educational manual.

January: Youth Voice Ssiat (Seeds) Camp
January: Youth Voice Ssiat (Seeds) Camp

The Youth Voice Ssiat Camp was held from the 29th to the 30th of January in Dobong forest ville. With the subtitle of "Youth, the Days of the Bloom," the Camp was organized to provide a forum for young people to talk about their lives and dreams in a relaxed and down-to-earth atmosphere.

February: The 8th Recruitment and Selection of Frientors
February: The 8th Recruitment and Selection of Frientors

The 8th Frientors were selected by the 7th Frientors. The newly selected, cheerful and active Frientors who will lead Youth Voice with enthusiasm and dynamism are:
Kang Chong-hun, Ku Na-gyong, Kim Dong-yun, Kim Han-jun, Mun Su-ran, Park Dong-hwa, Lina Park, Park Su-jin, Son Song-hwa, An Sae-mi, Yu Ho-sung, Yun Hye-ran, Yi Ka-hyon, Lee Da-hye, Chon Ta-som, Jeong Seung-gu, Che Hyong-jun, Chae Byong-kwan, Han Kyong-seo, Hwang Seoung-yoon.

May: The 12th Jeonju International Film Festival, Special Screening for youth 'Youth Voice'
May: The 12th Jeonju International Film Festival, Special Screening for youth 'Youth Voice'

On the 1st of May in 2011, during Jeonju International Film Festival, nine films produced through the sponsorship of Youth Voice were screened for the Special Screening for youth 'Youth Voice. Like the year before, the seats were fully booked and after the screening, there was a dialogue session in which the young producers and the audience were able to talk about the works.

August: The 5th Daum Junior Photographers Festival
August: The 5th Daum Junior Photographers Festival

The 5th Daum Junior Photographers Festival was held in Sanrim Munhakkwan on the 1st and 2nd of August. Among the high-schoolers interested in photography who applied from the 1st to the 19th of June, one hundred applicants were selected to participate in the camp, photography exhibition, and publication of their works.

August: 2011 Youth Voice Media Conference
August: 2011 Youth Voice Media Conference

Youth Voice Media Conference was held at KT Leadership Academy in Wonju from the 3rd to the 5th of August in 2011. About 150 participants, including youths, teachers, and activists who are interested in media, joined in various programs such as workshops, network parties, opening and closing ceremonies, and etc.

August: The 9th Recruitment and Selection of Frientors
August: The 9th Recruitment and Selection of Frientors

The 9th Frientors were selected to continue the fun and exciting activities of the 8th Frientors. The 9th Frientors are:
Ku Na-gyong, Ku Mi-mi, Kim Kon-u, Kim Mi-hyang, Kim Woo-hyun, Kim Hye-jee, Ryu So-ra, Park Su-jin, Paek Song-su, An Seun-young, An So-hyon, Yi Ka-hyon, Lee Kyunghee, Lee Ji, Lim Yoo-ri, Jeon Sang-hyun, Jeon Hye-yeong, Chong Kyong-hui, Jeong Seung-gu, Cho Yun-jin.

December: Youth Voice Lab Open House
December: Youth Voice Lab Open House

In order to support broader and more diversified voices of young people, Youth Voice opened a media space! Here's Youth Voice Lab!

December: 2011 Youth Voice Day
December: 2011 Youth Voice Day

The young people who worked with Youth Voice in Pre-Production Support, Frientors, Ssiat Camp, Media Conference, and Youth Voice Lab gathered all together.

The 6th and 7th Internet Leadership Program with Joint Committee with Migration in Korea and Volunteer Centers in Korea.
The 6th and 7th Internet Leadership Program with Joint Committee with Migration in Korea and Volunteer Centers in Korea.

During the first half of this year, the 6th Internet Leadership was held in Jeju Global Media Center from the 20th to the 22nd of April, with 38 leaders of Joint Committee with Migration in Korea. Various talks and lectures were offered in the fields of nonprofit Internet tools, online fund-raising, nonprofit and new media, etc. From this year on, participants walked Jeju Olle as part of the program to promote the networking of them.
In the second half of the year, the 7th Internet Leadership was participated by 36 leaders from the volunteer centers in Korea from the 12th to the 14th of October. It was held at the Jeju Global Media Center too and consisted of diverse contents such as heart-moving storytelling, what to do with the Facebook, SNS cases in volunteer, etc.
The 6th and 7th Internet Leadership provided meaningful opportunities to deliberate on: how the numerous changes in online circumstance influence the nonprofit organizations; and what is the role of the leaders in nonprofit organizations in order to effectively utilize these changes.

Strengthening ChangeON.org as Nonprofit Media Knowledge Sharing Hub
Strengthening ChangeON.org as Nonprofit Media Knowledge Sharing Hub

The following are the preparations made to provide enhanced ChangeON.org in the year of 2011.

Discussion on the Direction of ChangeON.org Contents

In February, there was a small-scale discussion session with five nonprofit and media experts. The direction and features of ChangeON.org contents were discussed from many different perspectives, the outcome of which has been reflected in the contents planning and creating.

Production of 'What's That?' video series

Streaming movie clips, each less than five minutes long, were created to help the nonprofit to understand the terminology, services, concepts of current issues such as Tablet PC, Facebook, Twitter, Collective Intelligence, etc. Also, these clips were shared through ChangeON.org.

Formation of ChangeON.org Contents Partners

In order to supply high-quality contents steadily in the rapidly changing technological environment, ten experts in the fields of IT and social media were invited as ChangeON.org contents partners. In 2011, 36 partner contents in total were issued through ChangeON.org.

Social Innovation Camp 36: Change the World
Social Innovation Camp 36: Change the World

After the successful camp last year, Social Innovation Camp 36 was held in 2011 as well. 145 ideas were collected through the recruitment of ideas and participants in April. The final 6 ideas were selected by the netizen vote, which were in turn shared via an orientation in May.

The 56 young participants, currently working in the IT industry, created web-sites and applications using the 6 ideas proposed by citizens, NPO and others, during the 36 hours at Tongyang Talent Creativity Center in the City of Goyang, Geyonggi Province. 2011 Social Innovation Camp 36 was held and managed by Hope Institute, Happybean Foundation, and Daum Foundation, and sponsored by NHN, Daum Communication, Microsoft Korea, and NEOWIZ Magic Tree Foundation, and in partnership with CC Korea.

Opening of ChangeON Facebook Page
Opening of ChangeON Facebook Page

After the launching of ChangeON.org at 2010, the hub of nonprofit media knowledge sharing, ChangeON Facebook page was created in March, 2011 to speed up the sharing of ChangeON-related contents by utilizing the Facebook as the global social networking service.
ChangeON Facebook page not only delivers the most up-to-date contents published on ChangeON.org, but serves as a networking space where various news and know-hows useful to the nonprofit are shared with fans.

Participation in Nonprofit Technology Conference NTEN and Conclusion of MOU
Participation in Nonprofit Technology Conference NTEN and Conclusion of MOU

2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference was NTEN's global conference, held with the aim of helping the nonprofit organizations over the world to effectively utilize IT according to their respective objectives and goals. The NTEN Conference was full of lectures on the nonprofit IT and communication and other colorful events; and provided us with an excellent opportunity for networking with the leading nonprofit IT figures in the world and with a useful point of reference for ChangeON Conference.
In July, MOU was concluded with NTEN and through NTEN blog, the English translation of NPO media: Survey of Nonprofit Use of Digital Media in Korea, which had been presented in ITcanus, was released.

2011 eharu616 - Remembering Internet Cultural Heritage
2011 eharu616 - Remembering Internet Cultural Heritage

eharu616 is an event held annually with the aim of recording and preserving Web culture by compiling the Internet records of one day, that is, the 16th of June. This year, thanks to the active participation of netizens and the tremendous support of the special collectors, some 5,800 sites were collected, a drastic increase from last year. In September, an exhibition page was opened to remember the Internet Cultural Heritage collected by eharu616.

SoriArchive Jeju Olle Special Edition
SoriArchive Jeju Olle Special Edition

Jeju Olle Audio-Book was compiled in cooperation with Jeju Olle, organization. The Audio-Book contains the vivid sounds of the Olle Walk from course 1 through 14, introducing each course and providing other useful information on the environment, necessary etiquette, histories of the local names, historical meanings of the localities, and episodes regarding the formation of Jeju Olle Courses.

The 4th Nonprofit Media Conference ChangeON - Three Ways to Change the World
The 4th Nonprofit Media Conference ChangeON - Three Ways to Change the World

With the title "Three Ways to Change the World: New, Easy, Deep," the 4th ChangeON Conference was held on the 18th of November and provided an opportunity to reflect on the changes in our lives and systems brought on by the technological development for easier and smarter ways of doing things.

The conference was opened with a presentation entitled A Survey on Korean Nonprofit Organizations' Working-level Understanding and Utilization Rates of Digital Media, followed by the first session A New World, the second session The New and Easy, and the third session The Easy and Deep. In addition, there were an open session for some participants, a business cards exhibition, a souvenirs exhibition, and so forth.

Lecturers in this year's ChangeON Conference were Han Dong-Woo, professor in the graduate school, Dept. of Social Welfare, Kangnam University, Jeong Ha-Woong, KAIST, chaired professor, Beth Kanter, author of The Networked Nonprofit, Yang Yun-jik, head of Media Consulting Team at Oricom IMC Headquarters, Doh An-gu, head of Bloeter.net Media Lab, Lee Won-jae, director of Hankyoreh Economy Research Institute, Choi Byeong-ho, director of InnoUX, and Jung Ji-hun, director of IT Fusion Research Center at Myongji Hospital, Kwandong University College of Medicine.

The conference was sponsored by Daum, in partnership with Civil Society Organizations Network in Korea, Korea Association of Social Workers, Korea Association of Social Welfare Centers, Korea Central Volunteer Services Center, Bloter.net, and Creative Commons Korea.

Launching of Ollybolly Mobile App & Web
Launching of Ollybolly Mobile App & Web

Ollybolly Mobile App & Web was launched to help increase the accessibility to Ollybolly picture books. After the opening of I-phone App in May 2011, Android App was opened in October. In addition, to make it possible to enjoy the Ollybolly picture books on mobile and tablet devices, a mobile Web service began in December. Now regardless of the type of devices, you can enjoy Ollybolly's picture books any time and any place.

Picture Books in Library - Opening of Four Ollybolly Centers
Picture Books in Library - Opening of Four Ollybolly Centers

After the first Ollybolly center in Modu (Everyone) Multi-Cultural Library, which was opened in Seoul in 2010, Ollybolly has now opened four other centers in 2011, that is, Jeju, Pusan, Kwangju, and Kangwon area. In the small-scale libraries located in these areas, the local children gathered to enjoy the opening ceremony. The libraries are now equipped with various multi-media devices and Ollybolly books, making available a pleasant and comfortable environment where children can watch the Ollybolly picture books together with their friends. We hope that through the use of the Ollybolly Centers, our children can fully develop their sensibility toward multiculturalism.

Open Application for 'Enterprises to Support the Cultural Diversity Program Using Picture Books'
Open Application for 'Enterprises to Support the Cultural Diversity Program Using Picture Books'

In 2011, Ollybolly carried out an open application project called "Enterprises to Support the Cultural Diversity Program Using Picture Books" in order to help build a culture that promotes mutual understanding and respect among different culture groups and to support the on-site activities for cultural diversification. During the seven-month program, Ollybolly, along with four participating agencies that are interested in the program of cultural diversification, was able to experience various activities that can be enjoyed with Ollybolly picture books, such as plays, school education, hand-puppet plays, etc. The program provided an opportunity to search for many different directions that Ollybolly can take in the future.In 2011, Ollybolly carried out an open application project called "Enterprises to Support the Cultural Diversity Program Using Picture Books" in order to help build a culture that promotes mutual understanding and respect among different culture groups and to support the on-site activities for cultural diversification. During the seven-month program, Ollybolly, along with four participating agencies that are interested in the program of cultural diversification, was able to experience various activities that can be enjoyed with Ollybolly picture books, such as plays, school education, hand-puppet plays, etc. The program provided an opportunity to search for many different directions that Ollybolly can take in the future.

2011 Ollybolly Sponsorship for Master's Theses on Cultural Diversification
2011 Ollybolly Sponsorship for Master's Theses on Cultural Diversification

Ollybolly Sponsorship Program for Master's Theses on Cultural Diversification celebrated its 6th anniversary in 2011. The objective of the sponsorship program is creating a foundation for mutual understanding and communication among diverse culture groups as well as expanding the academic horizon. The research topics of this year's master's these are the health and religions of immigrants, sexual minorities, educators of cultural diversity, and others.

  • Park Yong-su (Dept. of Anthropology): The Health and Religions of Immigrants - The Controllability of the NGO for Immigrants' Health and Religions and Humanitarian Politics
  • Pae Chae-hun (Multi-disciplinary course): Cultural Politics of Gay Choirs
  • Yi Chi-yon (NGO Graduate School, Practical Women's Studies): Research on Multi-Cultural Gender Consciousness of the Visiting Educators for the Multi-Cultural Families