So we might have to go home for American Thanksgiving…but before then why not have some Korean BBQ? It's a chance to mingle with Also-Known-As representatives, meet other NYC adoptees, and share a meal with friends.
What does it mean to be an adoptee from one of the world's largest adoption programs? Join the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and Also-Known-As (AKA) for an evening of fascinating personal stories of Korean adoptees in honor of adoption awareness month.
Join Certified Usui Reiki Master Heather Schultz for an open discussion about navigating your adoption journey and birth family search/reunion by setting safe and healthy boundaries with your relatives and friends. This two-hour forum includes a grounding meditation, writing exercise about your physical, emotional and mental limits, and group activity on building better boundaries.
AKA will be hosting an exclusive screening of documentary on remarkable birth family search in the Middle East followed by related discussion on searching for birth family and connecting with culture of birth family.
We couldn't be more excited to host an evening of the US premiere of Side by Side Project's video art installation!
Join us for a cocktail reception, and in-person commentary from the producers and some interview participants. As the gallery is invitation-only, this might be your only chance to experience this one-of-a-kind exhibit!
Whether or not you’re travelling to this year’s IKAA Gathering in Seoul, please come to the Also-Known-As IKAA G19 happy hour to hang out, especially if you would like to meet members that will travel to this year's Gathering in Seoul! More information here.
This forum for transracial adoptees will explore the unique and varied meaning and significance of search for the participants. Search can be about identity, belonging, birth family, community and numerous other things.