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Adoptee Scholarships from Also Known As!

Do you know a U.S. high school senior or undergraduate student who is an international adoptee?  Let them know about this exciting new scholarship opportunity! Also-Known-As has established a scholarship program to acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of young dynamic adoptees attending college.  The Also-Known-As Adoptee Excellence Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for an outstanding graduating high school senior or…

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Scholarship details:

The scholarship application deadline is April 15, 2019! Please visit the AKA website for application materials, and send any questions to the Scholarship Committee at scholarship@alsoknownas.org.

Reconciling our identities

The New York Times recently featured a photo essay (alongside audio interviews) of Asian adoptees and their experiences growing up in white families. You can check it out here! From the Times: After [photographer] Mengwen Cao moved to New York from China, she started to feel like she was straddling two different worlds. To her friends and family back home,…

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Feature on KAD (and farmer!) Kristyn Leach

Local San Franciscans may be familiar with the restaurants Namu Gaji, Namu Street Food, and Namu Stonepot, but were you familiar with Namu Farm? Located in Winters, California, the farm grows a large amount of the produce used at the restaurant, including unique Korean veggie varieties. Namu Farm’s lead farmer is Kristyn Leach, a Korean adoptee from Long Island. Great…

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