There were 3,800 anti-Asian racist incidents, mostly against women, in the past year according to NBC News. Crimes targeting Asian Americans have risen dramatically during the coronavirus pandemic. Many Asian adoptees with parents of a different race have noted a harsh awakening to the realities of their racial identities.
Our team of social workers has compiled a collection of conversations we recommend reading and listening to from the adoptee’s perspective.
‘Am I Asian Enough?’ Adoptees Struggle To Make Sense Of Spike In Anti-Asian Violence (NPR)
How To Start Conversations About Anti-Racism With Your Family (NPR)
My White Adoptive Parents Struggled to See Me as Korean. Would They Have Understood My Anger at the Rise in Anti-Asian Violence? (TIME)
Our Homeland Is Each Other (Code Switch podcast)
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