Voices of adoption

Created by and for Adoptees.

Voices of Adoption (V.O.A) is a virtual community based space where adoptees 18+ from all over the world meet for an evening of conversation and connection. In the fall of 2022, we are excited to announce the launch of Teen Voices of Adoption, a virtual space for adoptees 13-17 years old. Both Voices of Adoption are free for all participants to join, although registration is required. To learn more, see below!

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Voices of Adoption (18+)

Voices of Adoption is a space created by adoptees for adoptees! Adoptees 18+, born internationally and domestically are invited to share in this open space to meet, connect and create community via discussion. Hosted by Jessica M. Luciere, a transracial adoptee and Adoptee Advocate.

Learn more about Voices of Adoption through our FAQ!

Teen Voices of Adoption

Teen Voices of Adoption is a space created by adoptees for adoptees! Adoptees 13-17 years old, born internationally and domestically are invited to share in this open space to meet, connect and create community via discussion. Hosted by Jessica M. Luciere, a transracial adoptee and Adoptee Advocate.

Teen Voices of Adoption is a community-based group and does not offer clinical support. If you or your family are in need of additional support please visit Post-Adoption Counseling | Spence-Chapin to see if our counseling services are right for you.

Registration for Teen VOA is free to all adoptees 13-17 years old.

Learn more about Teen Voices of Adoption through our FAQ!

Program Facilitator

Jessica is a transracial adoptee born in Bogota, Colombia who grew up in Long Island, New York. She is an Adoptee Advocate, working to create supportive spaces for adoptees and their families. Jessica was one of the founding mentors in the NYC Teen Mentorship program which began in 2006, and now is the Manager of Community Engagements at Spence-Chapin, overseeing all community programming. Jessica’s passion for connecting with adoptees and their families has always been the driving force in her work and is the reason she continues to create spaces for adoptee stories and voices.

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To register for Voices of Adoption, click on an event below that you would like to attend.

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