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Our Mission

Chinese adoptees, adoptive parents, and families formed through adoption from China

adoptees to explore their unique identities, race, and Chinese heritage; empower families to understand and support them

about adoptee experiences, parenting adoptees, and issues related to adoption and the Asian diaspora

for adoptees and adoption communities

HOW do we achieve our mission? 

CONNECT & SUPPORT Chinese adoptees, adoptive parents, and families formed through adoption from China

  • Support ongoing events and projects which enable Chinese adoptees, as well as adoptive parents and families, to share experiences and perspectives and engage in productive and supportive dialogues. 
  • Represent and strengthen Chinese adoptees’ relationships with the wider adoption community.
  • Facilitate adoptee-only discussions on relevant topics, such as relationships, race, and mental health.
  • Share resources and experiences on race, adoptee identity, and more.
  • Offer mentorship by older adoptees to younger adoptees to help support healthy identity development. 
  • Organize social events to build community among adoptees. 
  • Provide social media platforms for dialogue on adoption issues. 
  • Provide adoptees and adoptive parents with mental health and other supportive resources.

EMPOWER adoptees to explore their unique identities, race, and Chinese heritage, and empower families to understand and support them

  • Enable adoptees to navigate the evolving intersection of their Chinese, American, adoptee, and other personal identities.

  • Help adoptive parents and supporters to understand the unique identity of Chinese adoptees.

  • Offer adoptees opportunities to learn more about Chinese culture, food, language and history. 

  • Help adoptees and adoptive families to learn about and connect with Chinese American communities. 

  • Facilitate adoptees’ engagement with broader dialogues about race, heritage, identity, etc. 

EDUCATE about adoptee experiences, adoption issues, and parenting adoptees 

  • Provide lessons, workshops and experiences with Chinese culture, food, dance, language and history.

  • Educate about adoption issues and experiences through discussions of films, books, and online presentations. 

  • Bring the wisdom of adoptee voices to bear on adoption education through adoptee panels.

  • Facilitate discussions between adoptees and adoptive parents to promote empathy and understanding. 

  • Bring professional speakers to help educate on adoption-related issues, such as roots tracing and DNA tests, the adoption experience and identity issues, Asian American and Chinese history.

  • Support and share adoption research, including studies of transracial adoption practices and outcomes, identity development, health and well-being and more.

ADVOCATE for adoptees and adoption communities

  • Raise awareness about adoptee issues that call for support and action, such as citizenship.

  • Connect with broader adoption communities and organizations to work together on adoption-related policies. 

  • Raise awareness about and advocate for particular issues of concern among Chinese adoptees, such as racial discrimination.

Chinese Adoptee Alliance
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting Chinese adoptees and allies.
"C double A", formerly FCCNY.

PO Box 21670
2300 18th St NW Lobby
Washington, DC 20009 

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