Build community for Korean adoptees and provide support, resources and a connection to our Korean heritage. Our resources, here at AKAP, connect Korean adoptees to homeland tours, post adoption services, visiting and living in Korea, and much more! We welcome all of the adult Korean Adoptee community, plus their friends and families to join us in continuing the tradition of creating a supportive community for all adult Korean Adoptees. Our hope is that you'll use this website and our organizations' events as .
Adult Korean Adoptees of Portland (AKAP) was organized in as a place for Korean adoptees in the Portland metropolitan area to meet and network. Initially it was called American Korean Adoptees of Portland, but was later changed to Adult Korean Adoptees of Portland, as . Korea Heritage Adult Adoptee Tour At Dillon, we absolutely encourage every adoptee to go back to their land of birth at least once. For South Korea, we offer both a tour for adult adoptees and two family tours. Adult adoptees and their families are welcome on either tour.
In a survey of adult adoptees by the Donaldson Adoption Institute, more than 75 percent of the Korean respondents who grew up with two white parents said they thought of themselves as. Korean Adoptees all over the world are searching for their bith families. This group is open for all Korean Adoptees to publish their pictures and information about their adoption. This group will stay open, so that the words of searching can spread all over the world. (Please don't ask for "can we close this group privatly", use therefor other.
South Korean president Kim Dae-jung invited 29 adult Korean adoptees from 8 countries to a personal meeting in the Blue House in October During this meeting he publicly apologized for South Korea's inability to raise them. It's been eight months since I became President. During this period, I've met countless people. Korean adoptees are people of color and to pretend otherwise ignores the histories of the racialization of Asian and Asian Americans in the United States. We implore our white friends and families to take heed and listen to understand and take action.