Stork and Cradle

The mission of Also-Known-As, Inc. is to empower the voice of adult international adoptees, build cultural bridges, transform perceptions of race, and acknowledge the loss of the birth country, culture, language and biological family experienced by international adoptees.
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  • Monthly Events

    Also-Known-As hosts many events throughout the year.  These events range from happy hours to adoption forums. This year, Also-Known-As is hosting monthly adoptee dinners in NYC. Join us to meet others in the local adoptee community and to learn more about Also-Known-As.  Check out the dates for these dinners and other events in the Events Page.
  • Teen Mentorship Program

    The Also-Known-As Teen Mentorship Program provides a community in which international adolescent adoptees, ages 13-18, can explore identity and race and build friendships within their adoptee peer group. Read More
  • Youth Mentorship Program

    The Also-Known-As Youth Mentorship Program is targeted to young intercountry adoptees ranging in age from 7 to 12 years. Read More
  • 20th Anniversary

    Taking place April 22-24, 2016, the Also-Known-As 20th Anniversary celebration brought together a diverse group of international adoptees and friends from around the globe. Read More
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