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Webinar: Challenging Class Privilege in Adoption
Challenging Class Privilege in Adoption
An unspoken truth about adoption industry is the privileges that are extended [or denied] based on class. For many families of color who built their families through adoption or the foster care system there are class dynamics at play. This seldom discussed reality is a vital conversation to building connection and challenging dynamics Participants will build a deeper sense of the role that economics play in who is deemed fit to parent as well as who is not. Learn strategies from adoptive parents of color for having honest conversations within our families and communities about these uncomfortable realities in order to support more honest and supportive conversations in adopted youth and adults lifetime journey.
Participants will be able to:
Instructor: Malaika Parker
Position: Director of Adoptive Parents of Color Collaborative
Experience: Malaika is a Black adoptive parent with 11 years of experience supporting people of color who have built their families through adoption. Malaika works with Pact, an adoption alliance to develop programing and opportunities for support and community for adoptive families.
$36 per person
25% membership discount
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