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.

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!