Responding to Microaggressions: An Exclusive Workshop for Adult Adoptees

From Kiyun Kim's Racial Microaggressions photo series

From Kiyun Kim's Racial Microaggressions photo series

"You speak really good English for an Asian."

"You're Korean? North or South?" 

"Where are you REALLY from?"

If you're an adult adoptee from Korea or other Asian country, you've probably heard comments like this since you were a kid. Have you ever wanted to talk with other adoptees about their experiences? Or learn how to deal with these kinds of questions and remarks?

An Exclusive Workshop for Adult Adoptees

ASIA Families invites adult adoptees from Korea (KADs) and other Asian countries to join us on June 18, 2016 for a special event — an opportunity to share your experiences with microaggressions and learn techniques for dealing with these microaggressions in your daily lives.

The workshop will focus on the Crucial Conversations Model and how it can be used to respond to microaggressions, whether at work or in your personal life. 

The event will include stories from panelists, small group discussions, and an optional dinner with Adoption Links, DC (ALDC) afterward. 
  
WHEN:  Saturday, June 18 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. 
Followed by an optional dinner with Adoption Links, DC  (ALDC)
 
WHERE:  KUSCO: The Korea-US Science Cooperation Center
1952 Gallows Road, Suite 330, Vienna, VA 22182
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WHO:  This workshop was designed for adult adoptees from Korea (KADs). Adult adoptees from other Asian countries are welcome as we ll.

FEE:  $30 for each participant. We offer a discounted rate of $25 for college students (undergraduate and graduate).

ATTIRE: Business casual. 

QUESTIONS:  Please contact Lilly Gilmour at lillygilmour@gmail.com