Families with Children from China

The largest organization in the US for adoptees from China has historically been FCC (Families with Children from China) with chapters in almost every state.   While Taiwanese adoptees would be considered the pioneer group, many of whom are in middle age now, the first wave of adoptees mostly from mainland China are now emerging adulthood.  […]

Scholarship Opportunities

Also-Known-As Do you know a U.S. high school senior or undergraduate student who is an international adoptee? 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 undergraduate student who […]

KAtCH10

What is KAtCH? KAtCH serves the transracial adoptee community in Chicagoland, hosting monthly events (social, cultural, roundtable) and promoting adoptee advocacy. Please visit our website for more background. On a personal note, KAtCH has allowed me to connect with other adoptees, the Korean culture, and even Korea itself as it encouraged me to finally return […]

Omoni, by Hillary Rankin

February 3, 2015 Omoni, Today is your birthday. I’ll admit I was expecting to have met you by now. But I understand. It’s strange to know that you are real. For so long, and even so now, you remain a figment of my imagination. Sometimes it’s hard to believe that you are not just an […]

Korean Adoptee Mike McDonald Starts New Podcast

The Rambler is an hour-long, one-on-one audio interview podcast centered around international and transracial adoption and the people involved.  Hosted by Mike McDonald, a Korean-American adoptee, the show seeks to showcase all kinds of international and transracial adoptees and to serve as a platform for their experiences and voices to be heard: good, bad, and […]