We are people too!
bmarie14: Adoptees are not always orphans, foster/state homes are not detention centers. People are so closed minded, even in college. Grow up and learn the facts before you pretend you know everything!
Institutional racism is manifest in the laws, norms and regulations that...– This is the definition of institutional racism, for those who don’t know it and for those who deny it exists. And even for those of us who need to refresh our memories a little. In lieu of the negative feed back from the Anti Racism Poster set- I feel it necessary to drum this definition in. It...
K-Rage: Dear Adoptive Parent →
dustoffvarnya: Resist Racism: You often hear this expression bandied about when white parents talk about their internationally adopted children. But what does it really mean? How does “honoring her culture” play out in the adoption community? Filmmaker Jay Rosenstein called his documentary about native opposition to an “Indian” sports mascot “In whose honor?” The title refers to the...
Adapting to being Adopted: Hello everyone →
Hello! My name is Nora. I’m 17 years old and currently in the process of applying to college. I have been working on my college essay which is about how I was adopted from China and how that has impacted my life. I realized how confusing it can be for some people so I wanted to share my thoughts. I also wanted to be a person you could ask questions of and get opinions from, or just vent...
Midwest Asian American Student Union|UIC-Retreat →
“FROM THE GRASSROOTS: CAMPUS & COMMUNITY ORGANIZING FOR STUDENT LEADERS” The 2011 Fall Leadership Retreat for the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) will be hosted on November 11-12 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. GROUP REGISTRATION - As you register yourself, you also have the opportunity to register others. - Before proceeding to the payment webpage, you...
China Fires 12 After Inquiry on Adoptions →
Investigators concluded that workers did not engage in “baby trading,” but they found “severe violations,” a newspaper reported.
Filipino American History Month →
For Filipino adoptees in America, how do you feel about Filipino American History Month and how it applies to you? What are your thoughts and feelings towards nationality?…race?…ethnicity?…& culture? Submit posts here