Virtual event for transnational adoptees will reflect on Atlanta shootings

The Korean Adoptees of Chicago (KAtCH) will host a virtual discussion with activist (and Korean adoptee) Stephanie Drenka,  entitled Connect and Reflect, on Tuesday, March 22. The intent of the discussion is to allow participants to talk about the significance of the Atlanta spa hate-crime shootings that took place March 16, 2021. The event, to […]

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Adoptee Hub offers monthly sessions for birth search stories

The adoptee service and advocacy organization Adoptee Hub will offer a virtual meeting and conversation about birth family search and reunion challenges with guest speaker Shelby Redfield Kilgore. The session will be offered online, via Zoom, Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. Kilgore, a Korean adoptee,  has 15 years of experience as a filmmaker and documentarian […]

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Theater Mu invites applicants for Community Monologues

A class for youth of color (age 18 and older) will be held March 31 through May 1, Monday and Thursday evenings.  Playwright and Theater Mu actor Eric Sharp will instruct. Participants will memorize and rehearse a single two- to four-minute monologue, with additional material if time allows.  The class will be held via Zoom […]

First Adoptee Literary Festival to be offered virtually

The first Adoptee Literary Festival will be held virtually on Saturday, April 9, 8 a.m. through 10 p.m. (CDT). The purpose of the festival is to highlight writing by adoptees from the perspective of their own experience. It will feature numerous Korean adoptee writers such as Nicole Chung, author of the memoir All You Could […]

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We Are Meant to Rise essayists virtual panel

Minnesota writers of the essay and poetry collection We Are Meant to Rise will speak in a virtual panel Thursday, April 14, noon to 1:30. We Are Meant to Rise tells the story, from the point of view of Minnesotan writers of color, of the racial reckoning that began in Minnesota with the murder of […]

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@UndocuGW/NAKASEC hold immigration reform virtual forum

The National Korean American Service and Educational Consortium (NAKASEC) and the advocacy group @UndocuGW will hold a virtual conversation on immigration status, migration, and organizing within Asian American communities. Both groups have been lobbying on immigration reform issues. This free event will take place on Zoom (link below) at 5 p.m. CDT (6 p.m. EDT). […]

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API Day at the Minnesota Capitol set

Democracy in the Time of COVID is the theme of a free virtual rally event for API Day at the Capitol, to be held April 20, The virtual rally will include state government leaders and community leaders.  Details such as times for various events, speakers and registration will be announced on the Council’s Facebook page […]

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We Are Meant to Rise writers discuss their book at in-person event

Minnesota writers of the essay and poetry collection We Are Meant to Rise will speak in an in-person panel Sunday, April 24, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Common Ground Meditation Center, located at 2700 E. 26th St., Minneapolis. Panelists will include Minnesota Korean American poet and writer Sun Yung Shin, with co-contributors Arleta M. […]

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North by North Film Festival to be held in Duluth

Asian American films and films about Midwestern people and topics are some of the selection of offerings for the 2022 North by North International Film Festival, to be held April 27 through May 1, in Duluth. Badges for $75 are on sale through the month of April for the festival on its website (see link). […]

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Poets to speak on poetry’s role in social movements

Minnesota poets who contributed to the essay and poetry collection We Are Meant to Rise will speak in a virtual panel Saturday, April 30, noon to 3 p.m.(CDT). Entitled We Are Meant to Rise: The Poetry of Social Movements, the poets will be asked to discuss how poetry contributes to how social movements form,  mature, […]

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