Resources

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Adoptee-Led Organizations

AND (Adoption, Naturalization, and Deportation Research) – a grassroots effort to conduct research on citizenship-related issues such as adoption (non-)finalization, uneven processes of naturalization, and deportation/removals/”voluntary” departures

G.O.A.’L (Global Overseas Adoptees’ Link / 해외입양인연대) – a non-profit and NGO that provides services such as birth family search assistance, F-4 visa/dual citizenship application consultations, and Korean language scholarships

TRACK (Truth and Reconciliation for the Adoption Community of Korea) – an organization advocating full knowledge of past and present Korean adoption practices to protect the human rights of adult adoptees, children, and families

Non-Adoptee-Led Organizations

KoRoot (뿌리의집) – an adoptees-only guesthouse + an NGO promoting human rights for overseas adoptees

KUMFA (Korean Unwed Mothers’ Families Association / 한국미혼모가족협회) – a grassroots organization that advocates for the rights of single mothers and their children