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.

Korean Knot Making - Necklaces

Another chance to learn a different aspect of Korean knot making at a great price - sign up now!  Take note of the special 2-class rate!

Korean Knot Making - Bracelets

Great opportunity to learn this cultural and artistic practice at a great price - sign up now!  Look for the special 2-class rate!

Adoptee Forum: You reunited with your birth family... now what?

Share or hear experiences related to the often surprising and always emotional birth family reunion.

Please see RSVP here.

Immigration Issues and International Adoptees

Immigration turmoil, its affect on international adoptees, and how you can get help or help others.  Please join us for this important discussion!

Adoptee Forum Writing Workshop: Exploring Our Past, Nurturing Ourselves

We are excited to host a second writing workshop this year with Heather Schultz!

Please see RSVP here.

March 2017 Dinner

Join us for our second dinner this year. 


We have a special menu at a great price at the world-famous Joe's Shanghai (midtown)!

Family Board Game Day

We've got a special event this winter - board games for adults and families!

We'll have plenty of great games and a great time. Looking forward to playing against you!

Adoptee Forum: Adoption in the Media

What do you think about how adoption and adoptees are represented in the media?  What would you like to see that is different?

Join us to discuss.

February Happy Hour

We've reserved the fireplace room and drink specials to help you keep warm this winter!  See you there!

2017 Lunar New Year Dinner

Celebrating a new year at the very cool Barn Joo!  Plus a chance to wish your favorite roosters a great year!  Don't miss it!

Adoptee Forum: Adoptee as Identity

We welcome trailblazer Julie Young as our moderator for a fascinating discussion on what it means to think of yourself as "adoptee".

More details here.

2016 Holiday Party

Let's give Cheers to the Year on Friday, December 2nd at the city's largest karaoke bar!  See you there!

Registration for Korean language classes for spring 2017 is now open!

Don't miss this opportunity for Korean language lessons at an unbelievable rate offered by the Korean Education Center of the Korean Consulate General of New York.

For more information and to register for classes click here.

Screening: In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee

Join us to watch and discuss one of the first films by an adoptee about the mystery of her name, which was not hers.  Directory Deann Borshay Liem will be joining us afterward for Q&A!