Video Participation Opportunity … Deadline 10/15

Patrick Amunson attended his first KAAN conference this summer and found it to be life-changing. Amunson, a videographer, decided to give back by collecting stories of others equally impacted. Thanks to his generous offer, we are excited to provide this opportunity to share your unique stories and experiences at KAAN. This video is especially timely … More Video Participation Opportunity … Deadline 10/15

How #KAAN2016 Meets the Needs of … Adult Adoptees Who Have Been There, Done That

This post is one in a series highlighting the ways our #KAAN2016 Conference, scheduled for June 24-26 in Pittsburgh, PA,  provides a wonderful place for education, dialogue, and support for various members of the adoption community. TODAY’S WRITER: Sara Campbell Hi! My name is Sara Campbell and I’m an adult adoptee from Korea living in about an … More How #KAAN2016 Meets the Needs of … Adult Adoptees Who Have Been There, Done That

How #KAAN2016 Meets the Needs of … Parents of Adult Adoptees

This post is one in a series highlighting the ways our #KAAN2016 Conference, scheduled for June 24-26 in Pittsburgh, PA,  provides a wonderful place for education, dialogue, and support for various members of the adoption community. TODAY’S WRITER: Margie Perscheid My name is Margie Perscheid. I’m the adoptive parent of two young adults from Korea, both adopted … More How #KAAN2016 Meets the Needs of … Parents of Adult Adoptees

How #KAAN2016 Meets the Needs of … Adoptive Parents of Teen & Young Adult Adoptees

This post is one in a series highlighting the ways our #KAAN2016 Conference, scheduled for June 24-26 in Pittsburgh, PA,  provides a wonderful place for education, dialogue, and support for various members of the adoption community. TODAY’S WRITER: Jen Hilzinger I’m Jen Hilzinger. My husband and I have three children: Emily (age 20), Ethan (age 18), and Elliot (age 9). … More How #KAAN2016 Meets the Needs of … Adoptive Parents of Teen & Young Adult Adoptees

KAAN 2015: Intersections of Race, Identity, and Adoption

As the media buzz kicked off by #RachelDolezal swells around “new” conversations of race, identity, and misappropriation, a national adoptive community organization prepares for its seventeenth annual conference on these same topics. Leaders from across the country will converge in St. Louis, MO from June 26-28, 2015 at an event hosted by KAAN (the Korean … More KAAN 2015: Intersections of Race, Identity, and Adoption