We are Division on Multiracial and Adopted Asian Americans (DMAA). Often overlooked within mainstream conversations around Asian America, we shine a light on the experiences of adopted and multiracial Asian Americans. DMAA members engage in research, teaching, clinical work, and community service that supports these communities.
Primarily comprising adopted and/or multiracial Asian Americans, our membership navigates the complexities of their personal lived experiences and their professional (or budding professional!) expertise as academics and clinicians.
As a division we seek to 1) connect individuals so that we might better serve our communities, and 2) develop a home and community for adopted and multiracial Asian Americans within AAPA. Here are a few of the things that we do:
- Collaborate on sessions at AAPA’s annual conference
- Host events throughout the year (e.g., movie discussions, dialogues with other divisions, research talks)
- Support research and community engagement through small grants