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Pact's educational programs have a nationwide reputation for excellence, particularly on the subject of adoption and race. We offer a broad range of learning opportunities led by Pact staff as well as other experts in the field. Programs range from single-session workshops to our weeklong Pact Family Camp. Whatever the format, you will find sensitive, experienced facilitators and a community of other adoptive parents who share your questions and concerns.

Please choose carefully when registering for Pact events.
Pact is not in a position to refund workshop or event registration fees.

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Location/Date Description
Emeryville, CA

Start: Aug 4, 2015 7:00 PM
End: Aug 4, 2015 9:00 PM

Online Registration Closed
(on-site registration available)

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

This group will be a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family. Space will also be provided for participants to explore and share experiences around international adoption, foster care, transracial adoption, search and reunion.

Start: Aug 12, 2015 11:00 AM
End: Aug 12, 2015 12:30 PM

WEBINAR: What to Expect at the Hospital

Being “pregnant” by adoption is under the radar of most educators and professionals working with new parents. Hear practical and ethical advice about what to expect and how to behave at the hospital when a child is being placed for adoption.

San Diego, CA

Start: Aug 22, 2015 12:00 PM
End: Aug 22, 2015 4:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Kaleidoscope Family Gathering & Picnic

Please join Kaleidoscope members and other families with adopted children of color in the park for a family gathering at the park.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Sept 1, 2015 7:00 PM
End: Sept 1, 2015 9:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

This group will be a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family. Space will also be provided for participants to explore and share experiences around international adoption, foster care, transracial adoption, search and reunion.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Sept 5, 2015 12:00 AM
End: Sept 5, 2015 4:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Annual End Of Summer Gathering

What better way to end the summer than to gather with old friends and new members of the Pact family, along with some of our fabulous Pact Camp and Teen/Tween Club mentors and counselors.  This free event is a opportunity to invite friends and extended family to build community and connect with other families with adopted children of color.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Sept 8, 2015 6:30 PM
End: Sept 8, 2015 8:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Family of Color Adoption Orientation

A FREE orientation to learn about the adoption process through Pact.

Start: Sept 9, 2015 11:00 AM
End: Sept 9, 2015 12:30 PM

WEBINAR: Lifetime Journey: Managing The Complexity Of First/Birth Parents In Adoption

Learn how to address children’s questions about their birth parents -- both the questions they ask and those they hold inside. This webinar is appropriate for domestic infant and foster adopters as well as international adopters.

Los Angeles, CA

Start: Sept 26, 2015 12:00 PM
End: Sept 26, 2015 4:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Kaleidoscope Family Gathering & Picnic

Please join Kaleidoscope members and other families with adopted children of color in the park for a family gathering at the park.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Oct 3, 2015 5:00 PM
End: Oct 3, 2015 7:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adoptive Parents of Color Circle Gathering

Join other adoptive parents of color and their families to create community and a sense of belonging for your children and yourself.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Oct 6, 2015 7:00 PM
End: Oct 6, 2015 9:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

This group will be a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family. Space will also be provided for participants to explore and share experiences around international adoption, foster care, transracial adoption, search and reunion.

Start: Oct 14, 2015 11:00 AM
End: Oct 14, 2015 12:30 PM

WEBINAR: Becoming An Adoptive Parent – Handling The Wait

There are significant issues when you are having a “pregnancy” by adoption including the “waiting,” which often feels unbearable to those who feel ready to parent. Join us to get advice about how to manage the wait in adoption.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Nov 3, 2015 7:00 PM
End: Nov 3, 2015 9:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

This group will be a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family. Space will also be provided for participants to explore and share experiences around international adoption, foster care, transracial adoption, search and reunion.

Los Angeles, CA

Start: Nov 7, 2015 1:00 PM
End: Nov 7, 2015 5:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Lifetime Journey

Every adopted child has at least two sets of parent(s). During this workshop we will explore both the questions children ask and those they hold inside about their first/birth parents – as well as about those who may have cared for them before they came home to their adoptive parents.

Start: Nov 11, 2015 11:00 AM
End: Nov 11, 2015 12:30 PM

WEBINAR: Ritualizing Adoption

Learn more about rituals as a method to provide messages of validation to children and families touched by adoption.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Nov 14, 2015 2:00 PM
End: Nov 14, 2015 5:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Bay Region Adoptive Family Gatherings

Families with children ages 5 to 10 years old are invited to join us for a day of a community with teen and young adult mentors for a program exploring adoption, race and family intersections. Concurrent parent programing will be offered.

Start: Nov 30, 2015 9:30 AM
End: Nov 30, 2015 11:00 AM

Pact’s National Orientation Webinar

A National opportunity to learn about the adoption process through Pact.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Dec 1, 2015 7:00 PM
End: Dec 1, 2015 9:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

This group will be a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family. Space will also be provided for participants to explore and share experiences around international adoption, foster care, transracial adoption, search and reunion.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Dec 5, 2015 5:00 PM
End: Dec 5, 2015 7:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adoptive Parents of Color Circle Gathering

Join other adoptive parents of color and their families to create community and a sense of belonging for your children and yourself.

Start: Dec 9, 2015 11:00 AM
End: Dec 9, 2015 12:30 PM

WEBINAR: Ask an Adoptee

Hear from adopted adults about their experience in being adopted and/or in foster care.

Oakland, CA

Start: Mar 19, 2016 9:00 AM
End: Mar 19, 2016 5:00 PM

Online Registration Closed
(on-site registration available)

Annual Adoption Conference of Northern California

Save The Date Annual Adoption Conference of Northern California ( formerly known as Spring Training)

Tahoe City, CA

Start: July 3, 2016 2:00 PM
End: July 8, 2016 2:00 PM

Online Registration Closed

Pact Family Camp

Save The Date. Pact Family Camp brings together adopted children of color and their families from around the country to share their experiences, learn from experts including many adopted adults and each other as well as our fabulous counseling staff.

 

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