Sharing Intercountry Adoptee Voices through Poetry and Song

Sharing Intercountry Adoptee Voices through Poetry and Song

June 1, 2023 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 16th St NW
Sonya Weisburd

What: The intercountry adoptee experience is unique and the road to shaping one’s identity as an intercountry adoptee is complex and not always easy. Join us for an evening that will highlight DC’s intercountry adoptees community and showcase their talents through poetry and storytelling while sharing themes of dual identity, acceptance, and interconnectedness. This is a chance to hear these special stories while making new friends and building community.

When: Thursday, June 1, 7:30 – 9:00 PM

Where: The Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center

Tickets: Tickets are $10 and include wine and light refreshments. Please note that if you cannot purchase a ticket for this event but still want to attend, contact and we will be happy to give you a complimentary ticket.

Questions? Contact Sonya Weisburd at

Do you need any additional accommodations for this event? If so, please contact Sonya at

This program is brought to you by KAMA DC, the Chinese Adoptee Alliance, and the Edlavitch DCJCC’s Center for Social Responsibility.


About KAMA DC: KAMA DC is a volunteer-run non-profit that seeks to build community through immigrant-led cultural experiences. We provide a platform for immigrants to share their skills and stories with the DC community. Learn more at or @kama.dc.

About the Chinese Adoptee Alliance: Chinese Adoptee Alliance is a nonprofit organization supporting Chinese adoptees and allies. CAA was formerly FCCNY, which was founded in the early 1990s in Manhattan as a parent support group. It expanded to a nation-wide network, and our members include Chinese adoptees, their families and friends, as well as allies of our organization. CAA is now an adoptee-centered organization that serves the greater Chinese adoptee community and the global community of adoptees and allies. Learn more at @chineseadopteealliance or