Adoptee Forum: Adoptee as Identity
We are excited to have Julie Young moderating a discussion to explore if, how, and what it means to consider being an adoptee as part of your identity.
WHO: Adult adoptees (18+) only
WHEN: Tuesday, January 17, from 6:45-9:00 p.m.
WHERE: 520 8th Ave, 18th Floor (between 36th and 37th streets), NYC
COST: FREE for current AKA members; suggested donation of $5 for non-members.
RSVP on facebook Adoptee Forum: Adoptee as Identity or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Julie is a recovering attorney turned non-profit executive, writer and producer. Adopted at the age of three from Korea, she grew up in Fairport, New York. She holds a degree in Psychology from Fordham University and a J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is the Founder of DreamMaker DreamDoer DreamSupporter, inc (3D) a non-profit production company that provides resources, connections and inspiration for creatives. She is also the Founder of The Phenomenal Girls Club, a non-profit organization that fosters learning, leadership and friendship for girls of color. Julie is an adoptive parent group facilitator for All Together Now. She serves as Board Chair for KoreanAmericanStory.org and as an advisory Board member of Nazdeek. She is the mom of twins and lives with her husband and family in Brooklyn.
**PLEASE READ**The purpose of Also-Known-As adoptee forums are to create a confidential and safe space for adoptees to discuss personal topics. These forums are only open to international adoptees. While we welcome community supporters, friends, and families of adoptees to many of our events, our forums are closed to non-adoptees.