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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Our Voices: A Reading & Discussion with Adoptees of Color

  • Cielo galleries/studio 3201 Maple Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90011 United States (map)

Adoptees of color share unique experiences. Some of us have crossed borders of both geography and race as well as family and identity. Join us for a unique poetry reading with four adoptees of color followed by a short Q & A discussion.


Michael Datcher
Yun-Sook Navarre
Lynne Thompson
Julayne Elle

Earlier Event: September 1
Rapp Saloon Reading Series

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