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KAtCH 2018: Two attendees share their perspective

In late September, Korean Adoptees of Chicago (KAtCH) and the International Korean Adoptee Association (IKAA) held their annual gathering in Chicago (we mentioned it back here!). This year’s conference had the theme of Creating Community, Catalyzing Change. We asked two AKA-SF members to share their experiences from the conference, with one interesting twist for each: our first member, Leslie, has…

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Korean Language Event Recap, Resources & Tips

On October 13th, AKA-SF held a Korean Language event for local KADs interested in studying the Korean language. Participants were treated to lunch, and two attendees won Korean language books through a raffle. At the event, KADs who have studied Korean both locally and in Korea shared language learning tips and resources with participants. The event’s speakers represented a diversity…

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Omma Poom, Korea’s first dedication to adoptees

It was a beautiful day in Paju City, when the opening ceremony and dedication for the Omma Poom Park commenced. Local city and government officials were on hand to observe and present several awards, including recognition of Me and Korea founder Minyoung Kim for her vision, dedication and work for the park project, as well as local adoptee Lowell-Rojon’s father, for…

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