Stork and Cradle

The mission of Also-Known-As, Inc. is to empower the voice of adult international adoptees, build cultural bridges, transform perceptions of race, and acknowledge the loss of the birth country, culture, language and biological family experienced by international adoptees.
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Adoptee Forum Writing Workshop: Open Letter

Adoptee Forum Writing Workshop: Open Letter

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Join other international adoptees for our first writing workshop as we reflect on our adoption experiences in a safe and nurturing environment. In celebration of National Adoption Awareness Month, we will write an open letter to a birth parent or adoptive parent about the challenges and revelations on our path towards healthy identity formation.

heather s 91x117aThis workshop will be led by AKA Board Member Heather Schultz. Heather is the communications and development manager for The Donaldson Adoption Institute and freelance writer. Her articles have been published in The New York Times, NBCNews.com, New York Daily News, St. Louis-Post Dispatch, Direct Marketing News and Library Journal.

Who: International adoptees only (18+ years)
When: Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Cowrkrs Flatiron, 115 East 23rd Street (betw Park and 3rd Aves), 4th floor
Cost: Free for current AKA members; suggested donation of $5 for non-members
**Space is limited: Please RSVP to Heather at hschultz@adoptioninstitute.org**

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