Events
Pact Camp

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.

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Pact is not in a position to refund workshop or event registration fees.

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Location/Date Description
PST Time, CA

Start: Dec 11, 2021 9:30 AM
End: Dec 11, 2021 11:00 AM

Adoptive Parents of Color Collaborative (APCC) Planning

If you are a BIPOC adoptive, foster or pre-adoptive parent please join members of Pact Board of Directors, Executive Director and staff to help us visualize the future of APCC and find the next APCC Director.


PST Time, CA

Start: Dec 15, 2021 4:30 PM
End: Dec 15, 2021 6:00 PM

Virtual Support Group for Adoptive/Foster Parents of Teens & Beyond (Current Pact Members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about parenting adopted and foster teens and young adults.

PST Time, CA

Start: Dec 15, 2021 11:00 AM
End: Dec 15, 2021 12:30 PM

Webinar: Life After Placement Adoptive Parent Focus - Navigating Openness

This webinar offers practical guidance for living in an open adoption.

PST Time, CA

Start: Dec 22, 2021 4:00 PM
End: Dec 22, 2021 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent & Families Support Call

This supportive group for first/birth parents/families will take place as a Zoom call. Anyone who is related by birth to a child placed in adoption or foster care is invited to attend.

PST Time, CA

Start: Jan 4, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Jan 4, 2022 6:00 PM

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color NATIONAL Support Call

These monthly phone calls will provide a safe space for former foster youth & adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of adoption and foster care.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Jan 4, 2022 7:00 PM
End: Jan 4, 2022 9:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

Open to adult adoptees of color only, this free, drop-in, peer-led support group is a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family.

PST Time, CA

Start: Jan 5, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Jan 5, 2022 5:30 PM

Transracial Adoptive Parents Support Call (Current Members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about transracial adoption, race and identity issues that may be coming up for you or members of your family.

PST Time, CA

Start: Jan 12, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Jan 12, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Young Adoptees Speak

Adoptees are the truest experts of their own experience which is why we must listen to what they have to say. Participants will watch a short film featuring adoptees, ages 10 to 17, as they speak about their experiences with and thoughts on race, first/birth families, adoption and more. The screening will be followed by a facilitated conversation about the evolution of feelings in youth and adults.

PST Time, CA

Start: Jan 20, 2022 1:00 PM
End: Jan 20, 2022 2:00 PM

Consultation Group for BIPOC Professionals Working within Domestic Infant Adoption

Please join us in a consultation group for BIPOC professionals that work within domestic infant adoption. This will be a safe space for BIPOC professionals only to consult and connect about the different areas of our jobs.

PST Time, CA

Start: Jan 20, 2022 4:30 PM
End: Jan 20, 2022 6:00 PM

Adoptive/Foster Parents of Older Teens & Young Adults Support Group (for current Pact members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and share about parenting adopted and current or former foster youth and young adults during these transformative years when it is so crucial to remain connected. For adoptive & foster parents of young people of color ages 16-28.


PST Time, CA

Start: Jan 26, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Jan 26, 2022 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent & Families Support Call

This supportive group for first/birth parents/families will take place as a Zoom call. Anyone who is related by birth to a child placed in adoption or foster care is invited to attend.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Feb 1, 2022 7:00 PM
End: Feb 1, 2022 9:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

Open to adult adoptees of color only, this free, drop-in, peer-led support group is a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family.

PST Time, CA

Start: Feb 1, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Feb 1, 2022 6:00 PM

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color NATIONAL Support Call

These monthly phone calls will provide a safe space for former foster youth & adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of adoption and foster care.

PST Time, CA

Start: Feb 2, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Feb 2, 2022 5:30 PM

Transracial Adoptive Parents Support Call (Current Members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about transracial adoption, race and identity issues that may be coming up for you or members of your family.

PST Time, CA

Start: Feb 2, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Feb 2, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Interpreting Adopted Youth Behavior

When children exhibit challenging behaviors, parents can often become confused as they wonder whether the behaviors have deeper meaning in the context of adoption. Join us for an exploration of research-based insights and practical guidance for adoptive parents.

PST Time, CA

Start: Feb 16, 2022 4:30 PM
End: Feb 16, 2022 6:00 PM

Adoptive/Foster Parents of Teens (ages 12-16) Support Group-for current Pact members

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about parenting adopted and foster teens of color ages 12-16, including challenges, helpful strategies and how to support yourself and your loved ones.


PST Time, CA

Start: Feb 23, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Feb 23, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Adolescent Brain Development: Understanding Tweens & Teens

Being a teen is complex, and this phase of development often starts before the age of 13! In this webinar, we will present practical parenting suggestions and strategies to support ongoing connection while addressing boundaries and expectations.

PST Time, CA

Start: Feb 23, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Feb 23, 2022 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent & Families Support Call

This supportive group for first/birth parents/families will take place as a Zoom call. Anyone who is related by birth to a child placed in adoption or foster care is invited to attend.

PST Time, CA

Start: Mar 1, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Mar 1, 2022 6:00 PM

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color NATIONAL Support Call

These monthly phone calls will provide a safe space for former foster youth & adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of adoption and foster care.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Mar 1, 2022 7:00 PM
End: Mar 1, 2022 9:00 PM


(on-site registration available)

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

Open to adult adoptees of color only, this free, drop-in, peer-led support group is a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family.

PST Time, CA

Start: Mar 2, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Mar 2, 2022 5:30 PM

Transracial Adoptive Parents Support Call (Current Members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about transracial adoption, race and identity issues that may be coming up for you or members of your family.

PST Time, CA

Start: Mar 16, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Mar 16, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: First/Birth Parent Voices

First/birth parents are the truest expert on their own experience. In this webinar, participants will hear from a panel of first/birth parents as they discuss the many complexities of adoption.

PST Time, CA

Start: Mar 16, 2022 4:30 PM
End: Mar 16, 2022 6:00 PM

Adoptive/Foster Parents of Older Teens & Young Adults Support Group (for current Pact members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and share about parenting adopted and current or former foster youth and young adults during these transformative years when it is so crucial to remain connected. For adoptive & foster parents of young people of color ages 16-28.

PST Time, CA

Start: Mar 17, 2022 1:00 PM
End: Mar 17, 2022 2:00 PM

Consultation Group for BIPOC Professionals Working within Domestic Infant Adoption

Please join us in a consultation group for BIPOC professionals that work within domestic infant adoption. This will be a safe space for BIPOC professionals only to consult and connect about the different areas of our jobs.

PST Time, CA

Start: Mar 23, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Mar 23, 2022 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent & Families Support Call

This supportive group for first/birth parents/families will take place as a Zoom call. Anyone who is related by birth to a child placed in adoption or foster care is invited to attend.

Emeryville, CA

Start: Apr 5, 2022 7:00 PM
End: Apr 5, 2022 9:00 PM

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

Open to adult adoptees of color only, this free, drop-in, peer-led support group is a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family.

PST Time, CA

Start: Apr 5, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Apr 5, 2022 6:00 PM

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color NATIONAL Support Call

These monthly phone calls will provide a safe space for former foster youth & adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of adoption and foster care.

PST Time, CA

Start: Apr 6, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Apr 6, 2022 5:30 PM

Transracial Adoptive Parents Support Call (Current Members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about transracial adoption, race and identity issues that may be coming up for you or members of your family.

PST Time, CA

Start: Apr 6, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Apr 6, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Adoptee Voices

Adopted adults of color discuss their adoption journey including the roles their first/birth parents and families have had in shaping their lives and in understanding their own identity.

PST Time, CA

Start: Apr 20, 2022 4:30 PM
End: Apr 20, 2022 6:00 PM

Adoptive/Foster Parents of Teens (ages 12-16) Support Group-for current Pact members

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about parenting adopted and foster teens of color ages 12-16, including challenges, helpful strategies and how to support yourself and your loved ones.

PST Time, CA

Start: Apr 27, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Apr 27, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Adoptive Parent Voices

Hear from a panel of experienced adoptive parents who will talk about what they have learned along the way and share advice to parents in the earlier stages of their parenting journey. Expect an honest conversation about the challenges and the joys of parenting while remembering that hindsight is often 20/20.

PST Time, CA

Start: Apr 27, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Apr 27, 2022 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent & Families Support Call

This supportive group for first/birth parents/families will take place as a Zoom call. Anyone who is related by birth to a child placed in adoption or foster care is invited to attend.

PST Time, CA

Start: May 3, 2022 4:00 PM
End: May 3, 2022 6:00 PM

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color NATIONAL Support Call

These monthly phone calls will provide a safe space for former foster youth & adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of adoption and foster care.

Emeryville, CA

Start: May 3, 2022 7:00 PM
End: May 3, 2022 9:00 PM

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

Open to adult adoptees of color only, this free, drop-in, peer-led support group is a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family.

PST Time, CA

Start: May 4, 2022 4:00 PM
End: May 4, 2022 5:30 PM

Transracial Adoptive Parents Support Call (Current Members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about transracial adoption, race and identity issues that may be coming up for you or members of your family.

PST Time, CA

Start: May 18, 2022 11:00 AM
End: May 18, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Blended Families - A Conversation

Join a conversation with an adoptive parent, a non-adopted sibling and an adoptee who have lived experience in blended families, that include children born to and others adopted into the family.

PST Time, CA

Start: May 18, 2022 4:30 PM
End: May 18, 2022 6:00 PM

Adoptive/Foster Parents of Older Teens & Young Adults Support Group (for current Pact members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and share about parenting adopted and current or former foster youth and young adults during these transformative years when it is so crucial to remain connected. For adoptive & foster parents of young people of color ages 16-28.

PST Time, CA

Start: May 25, 2022 4:00 PM
End: May 25, 2022 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent & Families Support Call

This supportive group for first/birth parents/families will take place as a Zoom call. Anyone who is related by birth to a child placed in adoption or foster care is invited to attend.

PST Time, CA

Start: June 1, 2022 4:00 PM
End: June 1, 2022 5:30 PM

Transracial Adoptive Parents Support Call (Current Members)

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about transracial adoption, race and identity issues that may be coming up for you or members of your family.

Emeryville, CA

Start: June 7, 2022 7:00 PM
End: June 7, 2022 9:00 PM

Adult Adoptees of Color Support Group

Open to adult adoptees of color only, this free, drop-in, peer-led support group is a safe space for adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of growing up in an adoptive family. 
PST Time, CA

Start: June 7, 2022 4:00 PM
End: June 7, 2022 6:00 PM

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color NATIONAL Support Call

These monthly phone calls will provide a safe space for former foster youth & adult adoptees of color to connect, listen and share their experiences of adoption and foster care.

PST Time, CA

Start: June 15, 2022 4:30 PM
End: June 15, 2022 6:00 PM

Adoptive/Foster Parents of Teens (ages 12-16) Support Group-for current Pact members

Join Pact’s Executive Director and fellow adoptive parent, Beth Hall, to find community and talk about parenting adopted and foster teens of color ages 12-16, including challenges, helpful strategies and how to support yourself and your loved ones.

PST Time, CA

Start: June 22, 2022 4:00 PM
End: June 22, 2022 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent & Families Support Call

This supportive group for first/birth parents/families will take place as a Zoom call. Anyone who is related by birth to a child placed in adoption or foster care is invited to attend.

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