“An Orphan for You”: The Rise of Korean Adoption in the 70s and 80s
Date: February, 22-23, 2020
Location: Berkeley (David Browser Center) and Oakland (Oakland Asian Cultural Center)
Details: In cooperation with Mu Films, Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies (U.C. Berkeley), and the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Me & Korea is pleased to announce it will co-host “An Orphan for You”: The Rise of Korean Adoption in the 1970s and 80s, a free conference in Berkeley and Oakland, CA. The conference will take place over two days, from February 22-23, 2020.This conference will explore how Korean adoption, which began primarily as a rescue operation for mixed race children immediately following the Korean War, radically expanded in the 1970s and 80s. The goal is to shed light on the powerful economic, social and cultural forces that led to children being separated from their birth families and relinquished for adoption by families in the West. For more information, visit the event page.
Cost: Free to attend; optional lunch add-on
Tickets: Reserve your space by clicking here.
AKA-SF March Dinner
Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020, 7-8:30pm
Location: Daol Tofu, 4301 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA | Map it!
Details: AKA-SF members, come join us for dinner together on Saturday, March 14th at 7:00 pm at Daol Tofu & Korean BBQ in Oakland. We will be meeting to share company, laughs and good food together. Hope to see you there!
RSVP: Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing here
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