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MKOA: Untold True Stories from the Transracial Adoptee Community

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Join us live on Zoom as seven adoptee storytellers from around the country share an evening of dynamic, heartfelt, first hand stories.

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Minnesota’s own NPA (Network of Politicized Adoptees) and curator Eric Sharp present More Kinds of Awesome: Untold True Stories from the Transracial Adoptee Community. Join us live on Zoom as seven adoptee storytellers from around the country share dynamic, heartfelt first hand stories for the first time.

As COVID-19 does not allow us to gather in-person, technology provides opportunities for increased access. NPA is committed to offering this event and future events with ASL interpretation and Closed Captioning. A zoom link will be provided to registrants a few days before the event.

OUR STORYTELLERS:

  • Mari Arneson
  • Amy Davis
  • Nayo Lim Franck
  • CJ Kee / 기정혜
  • Lindsay Pluger
  • Rachel Steindler
  • Jon Tufte

Storyteller bios will be shared via NPA's social media & during the event.

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Eric Sharp (he/him) is a Korean adoptee actor, playwright, director, and teaching artist. He has appeared onstage at the Guthrie Theater, Ten Thousand Things, Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre, and many more. An artistic advisory committee member at Theater Mu, Eric wrote and starred in the world premiere of Middle Brother and has recently appeared in the company’s productions of Hot Asian Doctor Husband, Two Mile Hollow, and Twelfth Night. He teaches workshops and residencies for Mu Stories, Penumbra Theatre, and COMPAS. www.WorkSharp.org

Network of Politicized Adoptees (NPA)’s mission is to strengthen, cultivate, and improve the lives of adoptees by building community power. Through solution-focused action, we advance adoptee justice by telling our own stories and collectively working towards systemic change. NPA’s vision is for all adoptees to feel empowered & have access to history, knowledge, fair policy, records, and positive health & relationships. npa-mn.org

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