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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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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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