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Race and Adoption: A Panel Discussion – LIVE WEBINAR

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Many families either have adopted a child or are considering adopting a child of another race, culture, and/or ethnicity. When taking into account the role of race in our society, this invariably raises questions and concerns. Many adoptive families begin this journey without the benefit of having had an opportunity to hear individuals (adult adoptees and adoptive parents) talk about their experience with trans-racial adoption. Panelists will share individual insights and experiences and respond to questions from the audience. Particular attention will be focused on assisting with understanding the kinds of cross-cultural issues that sometimes arise in these kinds of adoptions and things that parents can do to support their children to form a positive self-identity.

 

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Free for ACI Families/Alumni

$30 for Non-ACI families

Payment for Non-ACI families can be made by calling ACI during business hours: 773.334.2300

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Webinar

Organizer

Adoption Center of Illinois
Phone:
(773) 334-2300
Website:
https://adoptioncenterofillinois.org/