EMail Lists and Bulliten Boards related to China
Last modified 10/5/02
There are a number of e-mail Mailing Lists related to China Adoption.
With the consolidation of websites, these have all ended up as part of the
Yahoo Groups constellation. There are several major lists, and many
smaller ones. Ron Margolin has created and maintains a consolidated a
listing of the smaller groups on the 'Raising Chinese Children' listserve
that he moderates. A big thanks to Ron for his hard work keeping these
lists up to date.
Subscribing to the Lists
These lists are now part of the YahooGroups program. You must subscribe
by going to the YahooGroups website
and registering with Yahoo Groups. Then use the links below to take you
directly to the groups that you are interested in. Here is Ron's very
detailed page of Yahoo Group Instructions.
Most of these are quite active, you should probably start out getting
these in digest form rather than the individual message version.
- A list for pre-China families is called
- A list for post-China families is called
- The Raising
Chinese Children list is a friendly and supportive community for
discussion of issues of adopted Chinese children who have reached
preschool and school ages.
- The RCC complete
of Lists on Yahoo Groups.
Lists of Groups
Agency-Related Yahoo!Groups A list of discussion groups
associated with particular adoption agencies. In general, membership in
these groups is limited to clients of that agency.
Adoptive Families Activities and Interests Yahoo!Groups A list
of Yahoo! Groups which appeal to the diverse interests of China adoptive
families, including hobbies, posting photos, books, writing, and
religious activities. Not all are China-specific. Groups with fewer than
10 members have been omitted.
YahooGroups and Web Sites A list of active Dossier-to-China
Yahoo! Groups, according to the month your dossier went to China, and
their associated web sites.
Family Types Yahoo!Groups A list of Yahoo! Groups for diverse
family types. Yes, almost all our families are diverse. This is a list
of discussion groups with particular appeal to subsets of the China
adoption community - singles, families who have adopted older children,
etc. Included are both China adoption groups and non-China-specific
groups. Groups with less than 10 members have been omitted.
China Adoption Yahoo!Groups A list of Yahoo! Groups that deal
with many aspects of the China adoption process and raising adopted
Chinese children, and therefore have appeal to broad segments of the
China adoption community. Groups with fewer than 10 members have been
and Development Yahoo!Groups A comprehensive list of China
adoption Yahoo! Groups and a selected list of other groups related to
health and development that may be of interest to our members.
China Adoption Yahoo!Groups A list of China adoption
discussion groups from outside the United States. Groups with fewer than
10 members have been omitted.
FCC and Other Regional Yahoo!Groups A comprehensive list of
discussion groups related to local, state and regional chapters of
Families with Children from China, and other regional groups of
and Province-specific Yahoo!Groups A (hopefully) complete list
of specific orphanage discussion groups. They are listed alphabetically
by city (or province) with the province in parentheses, followed by the
URL of the group.
There are also the
Adoption Message Boards that have a significant section on China
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