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Transracial Families

Transracial Families

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  • amazonmom
    Provide Financial Support for Daughter's Birth Mother?

    We are a domestically adopted, transracial family, with 2 children, ages 2.5(son) and 9 months(daughter). Our daughter’s birth mother is experiencing some difficulties in her housing situation. She is parenting…

  • best4future
    Chinese School Open in Northland Kansas City!

    Want to order food in a Chinese restaurant in Chinese? Want to know the story behind dumplings?  Want to know the origins of Kung Fu? Join the Kansas City Chinese…

  • Ellenore Angelidis
    How do you connect your child to his/her heritage

    We started fundraising for Ethiopia Reads—here is our on-line auction: We found we naturally made connections and learned through them.  She also now gets involved. Great to hear what…

  • labla
    transracial family group

    Hello. I’m looking for transracial adoptive family group in or near Tucson, Arizona.

  • Frank Ligtvoet
    NY Adoption playgroups / parent groups. Sign up!

    ALL TOGETHER NOW (ATN) SPRING 2016 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Adoption Playgroups for 5-9 Year-Olds Tweens Peer-Support Group Teen Mentor Program Parent Discussion Group     Five Sunday Sessions:  2:00-3:30 PM January 24, February 28, March 13, April 17, May 15 Union Temple Preschool 17 Eastern Parkway, 4th floor Brooklyn, NY 11238 “For years, the stories of adoptive children were not heard. That’s finally changing.” *   ATN ” now in its eighth year ” is a non-profit group that offers a range of adoptee-focused programming for ages 5 through adult. Adoption Playgroups for Children, 5-9 years old Fun, multiracial playgroups, facilitated by adult and teen adoptees for adopted kids from a wide spectrum of backgrounds. Themes around identity, family and friends are explored.  The groups provide a “safe space” for kids to build relationships within the adoptive community. For Tweens   A peer-support group for 10-12 year-olds that embraces issues, as they come up, in a fun and nurturing environment. The group is facilitated by an adult adoptee, and offers tweens the opportunity to connect and chat about “what is really cool ” and may not be so cool ” about being adopted.” For Teens The Teen Mentor Program creates opportunities for 13-18 year-olds to facilitate peer supportive playgroups for children, ages 5-9, while acting as role models. Our adult adoptee team, in turn, provides supervision and support to the teens to foster growth and exploration.  Carfare and community service credit are available. For Parents ATN provides a space for adoptive parents to gather, connect, share resources and discuss adoption-related issues. All sessions are led by an adult adoptee facilitator.  The $250 per child fee for the children’s and tweens groups includes the parents discussion group. Who We Are At ATN ” now in its eighth year - we believe that adoption comes with unique developmental processes for adoptive families and that they differ from biological families for that reason. We particularly value the perspective of adult adoptees, seek their input, and support their concerns as an integral part of our program. We strive to create a community in which adopted children, teens and adults can determine their own experience and form supportive friendships among themselves. ATN groups offer support to children and parents.  ATN is not a therapy provider.  For more information and to register, visit our website       *Rebecca Carroll, Columnist, The Guardian, after participating in ATN this November.

  • dr

    When is it appropriate to discuss with your child that their “birthday” may or may not be the true day on which they were born? As this is often the…

  • amyzane
    Commercial Casting Transracial Families for Major Food Brand

    Hi Everyone~  Apologies in advance for “infiltrating” your group but I’m casting real families for a major food brand commercial with a 4-day deadline right before the holidays ... SO,…

  • best4future
    Chinese class for adoptive families

    Join the Kansas City Chinese School of Regal Academy to learn basic daily vocabulary and short sentences in a practical, effective and enjoyable way. You will learn Chinese words for…

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