Connection and Community in the Time of COVID-19

On April 19th, AKA-SF held a virtual discussion group for local KADs to discuss social vs. physical distancing, isolation, and how these experiences intersect with being transnational adoptees. In the COVID-19 public health crisis of 2020, safely coming together in a virtual space was a way to connect and collectively discuss ways to cope. SOCIAL VS. PHYSICAL DISTANCING On the…

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COVID-19 Resources and Information

In such a strange and unprecedented time, we’re thinking of our AKA-SF family. To help you and your loved ones navigate the pandemic, we’ve put together a list of resources and information.* If you have any resources to add, feel free to leave them in the comments! And of course, forward this post on to your networks or anyone you…

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The Korean Adoptee History Project

By Leslie Greip and Dina Buck. Check out their new Korean Adoptee History Project website. Adoption is deeply personal and unique experience for adoptees, adoptive families, and birth families/families of origin. It is also often an isolating experience. Many of us grew up as the only adopted Korean in our family, in our schools, and in our community. Many of…

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