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.

  • 20th Anniversary

    Registration for the Also-Known-As 20th Anniversary is officially OPEN and we are thrilled to invite you to celebrate with us! Taking place April 22-24, 2016, this milestone celebration brings together a diverse group of international adoptees from around the globe, and we welcome everyone from our adoptee community to join in the fun. The weekend’s schedule will be filled with a variety of activities and events, set against the backdrop of our New York City skyline in the spring. Read More
  • 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
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