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Adoptee for Justice’s Twitter Storm for the Adoptee Citizenship Act

Please see Adoptees for Justice’s message about their upcoming Twitter Storm for the Adoptee Citizenship Act and learn how you can support this cause! THE PROBLEM Due to a lack of comprehensive international adoption legislation, there are an unknown number of international adoptees living without citizenship. To date, Adoptees for Justice knows of at least 50 adoptee deportation cases spanning…

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AKA-SF Stance on Racial Justice

AKA-SF stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement acknowledging the long and arduous history that has enslaved Black Americans. We recognize that not being racist isn’t enough and that we must go further to be anti-racist. Understanding our own constructs of proximity to the white community challenges us and creates opportunities to learn, as well as unlearn, our…

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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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