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.

Adoptee Forum: Asian Adoptees and Masculinity

Let's talk about Asian masculinity and how it affects those of us who are Asian adoptees.

Please see RSVP here.

Fall Kickoff Cocktail Fundraiser

Join us on the beautiful balcony at Pera Soho to kick off the Fall season AND OUR NEW WEBSITE! See our new online look, hear about this year's upcoming programs and events and say hello to your Board of Directors (and two new board members).

Here's the details, and see you there!

Register for Fall Korean Language Classes!

The Korean Education Center is once again sponsoring language classes for Also-Known-As members, at the unbelievable rate of $100 for 12 weeks!  Sign up by Monday September 11.  Visit our Korean Language Class Page for more information.

Join the Also-Known-As 2017-2018 Mentorship Program!

We are currently accepting applications for our 2017-2018 mentorship program! Running concurrently with the school year, our separate Youth (ages 7-12) and Teen (ages 13-18) programs offer fun monthly outings nurturing positive self-perception, promoting cultural awareness and fostering important friendships that last a lifetime. Our mentors serve as role models, encouraging the exploration of identity and race. Please check out our Youth and Teen programs to learn more and to obtain the child, teen and mentor applications.

Also-Known-As Summer Kick-Off BBQ 2017

Join Also-Known-As on June 10th as we kick off the summer with our annual family-friendly BBQ and Mentorship Reunion! For more information, please visit the event page HERE!

Career Networking Event

Get career tips or share your own. Meet people in your industry or others.  And see the inside of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Lots of reasons to join us!

Adoptee Forum: DNA Search

Learn about DNA searching !  We also have free DNA test kits for Korean adoptees, prepaid by a generous donor.  Don't miss it!

Spring Happy Hour Fundraiser

Join us for a very special happy hour! Support Also-Known-As while sampling the finest soju.

Korean Cooking Class

An incredible deal to get hands-on Korean cooking instruction!  For your convenience, sign up here for either the Friday evening or the Saturday midday class!

Korean Knot Making - Necklaces

Another chance to learn a different aspect of Korean knot making at a great price - sign up now!  Take note of the special 2-class rate!

Korean Knot Making - Bracelets

Great opportunity to learn this cultural and artistic practice at a great price - sign up now!  Look for the special 2-class rate!

Immigration Issues and International Adoptees

Immigration turmoil, its affect on international adoptees, and how you can get help or help others.  Please join us for this important discussion!

Adoptee Forum: You reunited with your birth family... now what?

Share or hear experiences related to the often surprising and always emotional birth family reunion.

Please see RSVP here.

Adoptee Forum Writing Workshop: Exploring Our Past, Nurturing Ourselves

We are excited to host a second writing workshop this year with Heather Schultz!

Please see RSVP here.