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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AKA Adoptee Forum | Our Words: A Writing & Expression Workshop

  • Women Make Movies Women Make Movies 115 W 29th, Suite 1200 New York, New York (map)

Healing Through Writing the Unsaid

Our voices matter, yet are often silenced by adoption and/or whiteness and sometimes this occurs within our own adoptive families. Through writing & discussion, we’ll reflect on our journeys as adopted people of color and how we navigate our identities. You’ll have the opportunity to share your writing with others in the workshop if you so choose (sharing is optional). No writing experience necessary

WHO: Anyone who identifies as an adopted person of color, indigenous adopted person, or as a racially ambiguous adopted person (18 yrs. and older) 
WHEN: Monday September 17th 6:45pm - 8:45pm
COST: FREE for members; $5 suggested donation for non-members
BRING: your own writing materials - paper, notebook, journal and pens, pencils; your own beverages and snacks - writing can make you hungry! an open mind and heart - your voice matters.
RSVP: PM Bianca Kuijper or email bkuijper@alsoknownas.org to RSVP and for questions

Earlier Event: September 16
Sunday Salon NYC
Later Event: September 21
Seattle Area Adoptee Artist Showcase

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