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.

Dinner Is Served!

We will be hosting this month's dinner at BCD Tofu on Wednesday, Oct 12, at 7:30 pm!  Please see our Event Page for all the details.

Adoptee Forum: Reflections after IKAA Gathering 2016

Let's reflect on the what a trip to Seoul means: visiting your birth country, spending time with your birth family, Korea's outreach to its adoptees, and other experiences

More details here.

Fall Kickoff Cocktail Fundraiser

It's time to kickoff the new fall season with AKA and a view of the city!  Please help us raise funds while enjoying the cabanas of the beautiful Haven Rooftop.  Hear about our upcoming programs and events and say hello to your Board of Directors (and our three new board members).

Here's the details, and see you there!

Join us at Korean Day Parade and Festival!

Walk with Also-Known-As on Saturday, October 1st, in the Korean Day Parade, followed by food and entertainment at the Korean Festival!  Join us for this fun, family-friendly day!

For more information, click here.  

Join the Also-Known-As 2016-2017 Mentorship Program!

We are currently accepting applications for our 2016-2017 mentorship program! Running concurrently with the school year, our separate Youth (ages 7-12) and Teen (ages 13-18) programs offer fun monthly outings nurturing positive self-perception, promoting cultural awareness and fostering important friendships that last a lifetime. Our mentors serve as role models, encouraging the exploration of identity and race. Please check out our Youth and Teen programs to learn more and to obtain the child, teen and mentor applications.

Thank you for making the Also-Known-As 20th Anniversary a huge success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Also-Known-As 20th Anniversary! We are thrilled you were able to join us!

Taking place April 22-24, 2016, this milestone celebration welcomed over 150 attendees from 19 states and 7 countries.

The entire weekend of events was a huge success, and it would not have been possible without the incredible support of our generous community.


A few highlights from the weekend's events included: 

- Welcome Reception

- Daytime Concurrent Activities for Adults and Families including the Who Are You Also-Known-As? Showcase as well as trips to local museums.

- Gala Dinner and After-Party

- Dim Sum Brunch!

Also-Known-As hosts monthly social events to network and meet others in the local adoptee community.  Watch our Events Page to join us for dinners and happy hours, make new friends, and have fun!

Register for Spring Korean Language Classes!

The Korean Education Center is once again sponsoring language classes for Also-Known-As members, at the unbelievable rate of $100 for 12 weeks!  Sign up by Monday January 23 and visit our Korean Language Class Page for more information.