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Walk A Mile in My Shoes
is an EMK Press Parent Guide to help put you in the frame of mind to listen and learn to the adopted teen you know and love.

I Don't Know By Bert Ballard, PhD

Bag of Crap--we all have one, what are you doing with yours?

The following are some links compiled by the editors at EMK Press. Please let us know if you have a recommended link. Email us

Land of Gazillion Adoptees
A platform for adoptees and their allies to bring topics important to the adoption community to life. Web presence as well as facebook, twitter feeds and Gazillion Voices Magazine.

Transracial Eyes
Because race and culture matter. This is an adoptee space (commenting for adoptees only with lots of thoughtful discource.)

Lost Daughters
A collaborative writing project authored by adult women who were adopted as children.

Inter-Country Adoptee Support Network (ICASN)
A network of adult intercountry adoptees and have a lot of useful stories from our members to help others gain a greater understanding of the impact adoption has on our lives.

AKA (Also Known As)
Organization of adult Korean adoptees, this is based in NY.  (Don't skip the powerful flash introduction at their site.)

Also Known As organization based in Southern California

Vietnamese Adoptee Network (VAN)
Connecting Vietnamese Adoptees from Around the World

Chinese Adoptee Links
Great connections for adopted Chinese kids. Try out their pen pal project hooking up kids from around the globe who were all adopted. Run by a dynamic twenty something China adoptee who hails from the west coast of the US.

Asian Adult Adoptees of Washington

glbtiQ & Adopted
a resource guide for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans-, intersex, and queer adult adoptees 

Latin American Adoptees at YahooGroups

AK Connection
Adopted Koreans Minnesota

Global Overseas Adoptees' Link (G.O.A.'L) is a non-profit organization and a NGO consisting of overseas Korean adoptees (OAKs) and native Koreans working together to locate birth families and experience Korean life and culture.

BKA – Boston Korean Adoptees, Inc. is a non-profit organization focused on building a community of adult adoptees with a connection to Korea in the greater Boston and New England area.

International Korean Adoptee Associations
The objective of the IKAA website is to create a platform to share and exchange information internationally and provide a permanent forum for the network of Korean adoptee associations worldwide.

Adopted Vietnamese International
Adopted Vietnamese International's (AVI) mission is to learn from, share support and encourage adopted Vietnamese as they explore their sense of identity/ies, heritage and diversity.

Transnational and Transracial Adoption Group (UK)
The Transnational and Transracial Adoption Group is co-ordinated by and for transnational and transracial adoptees. We welcome and encourage anyone who has been adopted into a family whose racial origin is different from theirs to join.


Looking to see if any birth family is alive, use the Social Security Death Index this is hosted by and to get the full file you will need to register (which is free.) This also might help you locate other family.







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