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.

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
PST Time, CA

Start: Sept 27, 2022 4:00 AM
End: Sept 27, 2022 5:30 PM

Adoptive Parents OF COLOR (APCC) Virtual Support Call

Monthly virtual support calls led by Maya Mosley-Katakanga, a long time member of the Adoptive Parents of Color Collaborative, will provide a safe space for adoptive parents of color to connect and share their experiences.

PST Time, CA

Start: Sept 28, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Sept 28, 2022 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent Support Group

This supportive group for first/birth parents will take place as a Zoom call.

PST Time, CA

Start: Sept 28, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Sept 28, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Complexity of Open Adoption: A Triad Inclusive Conversation

Open adoption was created as an alternative to the challenges of closed adoption. But many adoptive parents find new challenges inherent to an open relationship with birth family. Practical tips and examples for managing open relationships will be offered.

PST Time, CA

Start: Oct 4, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Oct 4, 2022 5:30 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: Oct 4, 2022 7:00 PM
End: Oct 4, 2022 9:00 PM

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color Local 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: Oct 5, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Oct 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: Oct 11, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Oct 11, 2022 5:30 PM

Orientation for Pre-Adoptive Parents of Color

Join us for a FREE orientation to learn about the adoption process and Pact''s placement program which supports adoptive parents of color.

East Bay, CA

Start: Oct 11, 2022 6:30 PM
End: Oct 11, 2022 8:00 PM

Adoptive Parents of Color LOCAL SF Bay Area Support Group

The APCC Bay Area Meetup is a bimonthly peer facilitated support group that provides a safe space for adoptive parents of color to connect and share their experiences. Pre-Registration required. This is a group intended to meet the needs of people of color who have built their families through domestic adoption, kinship adoption,  international adoption, and/or foster care. 

PST Time, CA

Start: Oct 19, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Oct 19, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Conversations about Adoption in & With Communities of Color

A discussion about the history and traditions of adoption in communities of color for waiting and adoptive/foster parents of color.

 

PST Time, CA

Start: Oct 19, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Oct 19, 2022 5:30 PM

Adoptive/Foster Parents of Teens & Young Adults (ages 16-28) 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: Oct 25, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Oct 25, 2022 5:30 PM

Adoptive Parents OF COLOR (APCC) Virtual Support Call

Monthly virtual support calls led by Maya Mosley-Katakanga, a long time member of the Adoptive Parents of Color Collaborative, will provide a safe space for adoptive parents of color to connect and share their experiences.

PST Time, CA

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

First/Birth Parent Support Group

This supportive group for first/birth parents will take place as a Zoom call.

PST Time, CA

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

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color Local 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: Nov 1, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Nov 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: Nov 2, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Nov 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: Nov 9, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Nov 9, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Dear White People: Becoming an Antiracist Adoptive Parent

Learn about steps you can take that will help you feel better prepared to interrogate, talk about and do something about racism now.

PST Time, CA

Start: Nov 16, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Nov 16, 2022 5:30 PM

Support Call: Adoptive Parents of Teens (ages 12-16) 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: Nov 22, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Nov 22, 2022 5:30 PM

Adoptive Parents OF COLOR (APCC) Virtual Support Call

Monthly virtual support calls led by Maya Mosley-Katakanga, a long time member of the Adoptive Parents of Color Collaborative, will provide a safe space for adoptive parents of color to connect and share their experiences.

PST Time, CA

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

First/Birth Parent Support Group

This supportive group for first/birth parents will take place as a Zoom call.

PST Time, CA

Start: Dec 6, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Dec 6, 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.

East Bay, CA

Start: Dec 6, 2022 7:00 PM
End: Dec 6, 2022 9:00 PM

Former Foster Youth & Adult Adoptees of Color Local 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: Dec 7, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Dec 7, 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.

East Bay, CA

Start: Dec 13, 2022 6:30 PM
End: Dec 13, 2022 8:00 PM

Adoptive Parents of Color LOCAL SF Bay Area Support Group

The APCC Bay Area Meetup is a bimonthly peer facilitated support group that provides a safe space for adoptive parents of color to connect and share their experiences. Pre-Registration required. This is a group intended to meet the needs of people of color who have built their families through domestic adoption, kinship adoption,  international adoption, and/or foster care. 

PST Time, CA

Start: Dec 14, 2022 11:00 AM
End: Dec 14, 2022 12:30 PM

Webinar: Siblings in Adoption - A Conversation about Managing the Many Connections

Join a conversation with adoptees and parents (by birth and adoption) who have lived experience with sibling relationships both in their adoptive and birth family and what they have found helpful in navigating them.

PST Time, CA

Start: Dec 21, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Dec 21, 2022 5:30 PM

Adoptive/Foster Parents of Teens & Young Adults (ages 16-28) 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: Dec 27, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Dec 27, 2022 5:30 PM

Adoptive Parents OF COLOR (APCC) Virtual Support Call

Monthly virtual support calls led by Maya Mosley-Katakanga, a long time member of the Adoptive Parents of Color Collaborative, will provide a safe space for adoptive parents of color to connect and share their experiences.

PST Time, CA

Start: Dec 28, 2022 4:00 PM
End: Dec 28, 2022 5:30 PM

First/Birth Parent Support Group

This supportive group for first/birth parents will take place as a Zoom call.

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