Chinese Arts Alliance Nashville  brings together those of Chinese descent and others who love Chinese culture to bring the Lion Dance and many other programs to the greater Nashville community.

families with children from china of middle tennessee


dores to china

Chinese school

Thanks to FCC Member mom Erika Best for this comprehensive list of Chinese and Adoption books! Click on the link to download this great resource.  

​Adoption carries the added dimension of connection not only to your own tribe but beyond, widening the scope of what constitutes love, ties, and family.  It is the larger embrace.  - Isabella Rosellini

Founded in 2009 by Vanderbilt students, Dores helps local American families who adopted Chinese children to learn more about Chinese Culture and help their children to adapt to western society.


Nashville based chinese cultural groups,

adoption support, orphan care, book lists

Begun in 2003 by Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman, Show Hope brings education to adoptive families, medical support to orphans, and offers financial grants for adoptive families.

show hope

Little Eagles

Caring for China's Orphans was established in 1995 by Jeannie and Tim Butler after their first adoption. CCO works in multiple orphanages in China to bring basic necessities to children waiting for forever families.  

adoption or chinese themed children's book list

The Nashville Chinese School.  Meeting at H. G. Hill Middle School this school convenes Saturdays for language and culture classes with Chinese children. 

Little Eagles Dance Academy - Chinese dance with Xiaolu. Traditional Chinese dance taught by a native Chinese dance teacher.   Classes are taught at the Global Education Center.  615-226-2352.