Our December newsletter is ready! See you at our Holiday Party Friday, 12/7 at Karaoke City, with celebrity adoptee raffle prizes. Thank you to Jacquelyn Wells for being in our Member Spotlight and contributing her custom jewelry. And celebrate two adoptee books on 12/17.
We’re blessed to have 2 long-time community leaders taking us through a special adoptee forum of wide-ranging discussions and performances on the topic of Found Connections: adoptee solidarity and healing in the wake of current events around family separation. Don’t miss this unique forum!
This month’s adoptee forum on October 29th, invites Also-Known-As members and fellow international adoptees to discuss a defining, core adoptee experience: the adopted family and the adoptee.
Read more about KAtCH Vice President and Also-Known-As member Chris Detrych in the Spotlight this month, plus our upcoming forum, Oktoberfest, and joint event with Asian American Writers’ Workshop for Nicole Chung’s memoir All You Can Ever Know!
During our member Milton Washington's 10-day gallery showing of his photography entitled “The Eye of Slickyboy: Afro-Asian Futurism,” we're partnering on a special night of storytelling. Come enjoy the beautiful works, stories, and songs!
We're sad to announce Professor Beom Lee will step aside from teaching our language class, and will be sending him off with a proper thank you. Come tell him what his friendship and dedication over the years has meant to you!
Registration is now open for our very popular Korean language classes. Thanks to support from the Education Center of the Korean Consulate, we are able to offer this program for an incredible $100 for 12 weeks of instruction! See the language page for more details.
This is the girl who wrote this book that raised over $4,000 for single mothers in Korea. She wrote this folktale book (illustrated by her cousin), ran a kickstarter campaign, found a publisher, shipped all the books to supporters, and reached out to book stores, museums, and schools - all while attending high school in Korea.
It was wonderful to be able to meet Junie in person after working on this project with her by email the past few months. She inspires us and reminds us how much can be accomplished when we set our minds to it!