Julayne Lee

Julayne Lee was given up for adoption in South Korea as a result of the Korean War. She was adopted by an all-white Christian family in Minnesota, where she grew up. She has spent over fifteen years working with Overseas Adopted Koreans (OAKs). She lived in Seoul and now resides in Los Angeles, where she is a member of the LA Futbolistas and Adoptee Solidarity Korea - Los Angeles (ASK-LA). She is also part of the Adoptee Rights Campaign working to pass the Adoptee Citizenship Act to ensure all inter-country adoptees have US citizenship. NOT MY WHITE SAVIOR is her first book.

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Remembering the 1992 Los Angeles Riots / Sa I Gu

  • Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Boulevard Venice, CA, 90291 United States (map)

Saturday, April 29, 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1992 LA Riots. Please join us for poetry, dance and discussion as we remember these events, reflect on how communities have healed since and the work ahead of us. The event will be hosted by writers Tanya Ko Hong and Julayne Elle followed by a potluck reception.

Koreans remember events with dates. Sa I Gu is Korean for “four two nine” (4/29).

330 - 4pm: Arrive
4 - 6pm: Reading, Dance and Video
6 - 730pm: Potluck reception in the Poets' Garden

Participating artists:
Conney Williams
Suzanne Lummis
Ko Won: Korean read by Yong Woo Lee, English read by Kuya Paul
Hack Hee Kang
Angela Franklin
Chan Yeol Chong
Tanya Ko Hong
Aaron Davis

*This event is made possible with the generous support of Beyond Baroque. http://www.beyondbaroque.org/calendar.html

Parking: free parking lot behind the Pacific Resident theater at 701-1/2 Venice Blvd (park behind theater & walk to Beyond Baroque), street parking also available

Bibimbap (Korean rice bowl with vegetables) will be provided. Please bring a dish of your choice, or one of the following according to your 1st name:
A-F: entrée
G-L: salad, side dish
M-R: dessert
S-Z: drinks


Earlier Event: January 14
Bittersweet: The Immigrant Stories
Later Event: May 2
Listen to Your Mother

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