AKANY25 KICKOFF - CELEBRATING THE GLOBAL ADOPTEE COMMUNITY
The virtual kick-off of the 25th anniversary year of Also-Known-As is January 13th. Join us for celebration, recognition, and program reveal of this momentous year! Expect entertainment, a panel with those who have been here from the beginning, and time to connect with fellow adoptees from around the globe.
Meeting ID: 958 6921 9401
Join Also-Known-As’ 25th Anniversary Kick Off Panel and Discussion-Celebrating the Global Adoptee Community.
This Zoom online event is open to the public, especially all members of the international adoptee community including friends and parents.
During our virtual panel, we will hear about the founding of Also-Known-As, the experiences within Vietnamese and Hong Kong adoptee communities, and how international adoptees are coming together to educate, empower, and organize transracial and transnational adoptee communities.
This event will be a moderated panel with Q&A to follow. Attendees will also have the opportunity for small group discussions with the panelists to reflect on how our community continues to grow and strengthen.
The panel will be moderated by Marissa Martin, former President of Also-Known-As and will feature:
Amanda Baden: Hong Kong adoptee, licensed psychologist in New York City and Professor in the graduate Counseling Program at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey
Taneka Jennings: Korean adoptee, Deputy Director at HANA Center, Campaign Manager at Adoptees for Justice
Hollee McGinnis: Korean adoptee, founder of Also-Known-As, assistant professor in the VCU School of Social Work
Jared Rehberg: Vietnamese Adoptee, Singer-Songwriter
Hope Johnson: Chinese adoptee, AKA member since her own time as a youth in our mentorship program, chef, musician, athlete
Link to Join on Facebook Event Page - https://www.facebook.com/events/1676597519173990/
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