Adopting Across Race: Racism and Your Extended Family

  • November 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Spence-Chapin staff members and fellow adoptive parents along with adoptee voices for an open discussion about adoption, race and identity. Our conversation will focus on having discussions about racism with you extended family and how to navigate the upcoming holiday season as a multiracial family. This event is for adoptive parents and prospective adoptive parents. It will take place via Zoom and will be a facilitated group-based discussion.

Registration is required and the fee for this event is $20 per individual or per couple.

rebeccafioreFeatured Guest:  Rebecca Fiore

Rebecca Fiore is a licensed social worker who was adopted on her first birthday from Paraguay. She grew up in the New York City metro area and has a passion for working with children.

 

 

Facilitators

ravenRaven Bowie, LMSW

Raven is a home study, post-placement, and mental health social worker with Spence-Chapin. She was born into an adoptive family and has an older sister who is a domestic adoptee.

 

 

 

 

Leslie Hampson, LMSWleslie

Leslie is a social worker and therapist at Spence-Chapin. She has worked with all members of the adoption constellation throughout her career.

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