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Webinars, Podcasts, and Websites

  • Adoptees On

    • ​This podcast centers the voices of adoptees to discuss a wide breadth of topics, including generational trauma, microaggressions, and culture. Some example episodes on these topics include: 170, 177,152,134
  • Dear Asian Adoptee, Let’s Chat

    • ​This letter to Asian adoptees seeks to connect to experiences of pain and confusion that Asian adoptees may feel amidst rampant anti-Asian hate. It touches on feelings of identity confusion Asian adoptees may feel seeing their community suffer while wondering if they are connected to their Asian identity enough to grieve, providing space for connection and empathy.
  • Diary of a Not-So-Angry Adoptee

    • ​Personal blog of a Korean adoptee: she writes about a myriad of her experiences and perspectives ranging from relationships to personal and parental healing
  • Learning for Justice

    • ​​List of webinars ranging in topic across the spectrum of social justice geared towards classroom education. Some relevant titles to transcultural families include “Teaching Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage” and “What is white privilege, really?”
  • PACT: Racism Links List

    • ​This link provides access to over 50 articles pertinent to racism and transracial adoption in America. This link also describes some of the services offered by PACT, such as pre-placement consultations.
  • Talking to Kids about Asian American Identity & Racism

    • This webinar documents a workshop for parents to talk about Asian-American identities and racism. They focused on strategies for talking to children about these challenging topics.

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