Events

 

October

 

Pow Wow: An Open Korea Discussion

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 2:00-4:00pm
Location: Korean Center
Address: 1362 Post St., San Francisco (Map It)
Details: Happy fall! It’s a time for new beginnings and great talks. Join AKA-SF members for snacks and drinks for our very first Pow Wow. As our first open discussion, we’ll begin with introducing ourselves, and learn a bit about AKA-SF. Then we’ll go where our voices take us.

 

ASAC Conference

* This event is being co-sponsored by AKASF

Date: October 18-20, 2018
Location: Oakland Marriott City Center Hotel, Oakland CA
Registration Details Please visit this page.
Details & RSVP: The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture (ASAC) In cooperation with Adoption Initiative is hosting its Seventh Biennial Conference in Oakland this October. AKASF is proud to be co-sponsoring the closing keynote featuring Amadine Gay and Dean Borshay Liem.

 

School for Korean Adoptees

Dates: Sundays—October 7, 21; November 4, 18; December 2, 16; 3:00pm-5:15pm
Location: Agape Presbyterian Church, 2500 Old Crow Canyon Rd, San Ramon (map it)
Details: The School for Korean Adoptees and Families (SKAF) is developed for Korean adoptees and their families to learn basic Korean language and Korean culture through arts, crafts, and activities. It is an opportunity for kids to find their inner Korean identity with their adoptive family members. SKAF meets in the East Bay (San Ramon) every other week, beginning October 7, through December 16.
Fall Focus: In the 2018 Fall semester, we will be focusing on Korean vocabulary and useful phrases in daily life, along with many other fun arts, crafts, and games. Please come join us for educational (and fun!) family activities.
Registration: Registration costs $30/family. All family members are welcome to attend and learn together. To register, please email meandkorea@gmail.com, or visit meandkorea.org/skaf for more info.

 

November

NAAM Readings & Discussion

Created and hosted by Jessica Sun Lee

Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 7:00-9:00pm
Location: Owl & Company Bookshop (Map It)
Address: 3941 Piedmont Ave., Oakland
Details: For National Adoption Awareness Month, Jessica Sun Lee is excited to invite you to an intimate evening of readings and conversation. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Please contact Jessica to reserve space up front. We’ll have light snacks and refreshments, and readings by Lee Herrick, Susan Ito, JE Lee, Lisa Marie Rollins, Jessica Sun Lee, Merika Reagan, Jo Mosher, and Mirren Theiding. HyunJu Lee will moderate our conversation. This event is free! For more information on the event and to learn more about the speakers and readings, visit here.
RSVP: RSVP or submit any questions about this event via Facebook, here.

 

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