Pact Provides

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 30, 2014 12:00 PM
End: Aug 30, 2014 4:00 PM

(on-site registration available)

Annual End Of Summer Gathering

Join Pact for our annual end of summer family picnic/bbq.  Come build community and connect with other families with adopted children of color.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Sept 18, 2014 6:30 PM
End: Sept 18, 2014 8:30 PM

(on-site registration available)

Family of Color Adoption Orientation

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

Emeryville, CA

Start: Sept 20, 2014 9:30 AM
End: Sept 20, 2014 12:00 PM

Creating Meaningful Connections: Understanding Adopted Children’s Behaviors

This workshop will address the underlying causes for some of the behaviors we see in adopted children, using attachment theory and trauma as the basis for understanding.


Emeryville, CA

Start: Oct 18, 2014 9:30 AM
End: Oct 18, 2014 3:00 PM

(on-site registration available)

Transracial Adoption: Breaking the Racial Sound Barrier

Learn to break the racial sound barrier in your family by modeling the belief that race matters.  Here from adult adoptees of color as they describe their personal experiences growing up with white parents and learn from experts about how and why you can talk about race with your children.

PST Time, CA

Start: Nov 11, 2014 5:00 PM
End: Nov 11, 2014 6:30 PM

National Orientation Conference Call

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

Emeryville, CA

Start: Nov 15, 2014 9:30 AM
End: Nov 15, 2014 12:00 PM

(on-site registration available)

What Adopted Children (and their parents) Need To Know- Ages 13-17 years old

Join us for our 2014 series of developmental workshops to learn What Adopted Children (and their parents) Need to Know at Various Ages and Stages. Join us for a discussion about the developmental stages of 13-17year-olds.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Dec 6, 2014 9:00 AM
End: Dec 6, 2014 12:00 PM

(on-site registration available)

Baby Care For Adopted Infants The Care And Feeding Of Your New Baby

A baby care class designed especially for pre-adoptive parents! Special emphasis on attachment promoting parenting styles as well as practical advice about all things baby.

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