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.
Because race and culture matter. This is an adoptee space (commenting for adoptees only with lots of thoughtful discource.)
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
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.
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 Ansestry.com and to get the full file you will need to register (which is free.) This also might help you locate other family.