Category Archives: black adoptee

“South Africa Tightens Rules for Adoption”

News from South Africa on Adoption: “JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – In the wake of Madonna’s adoptions in nearby Malawi, and a commercial surrogacy boom in India, South Africa is laying out stricter rules for foreigners looking to make families here. Last … Continue reading

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3rd Annual AFAAD (Mini) Gathering for Adoptees and Foster Care Alumni of African Descent and screening of the film, “Off and Running” (co sponsored by PBS’s POV films) Saturday November 13, in Atlanta, GA!

What: 3rd Annual AFAAD (Mini) Gathering for Adoptees and Foster Care Alumni of African Descent and screening of the film, “Off and Running” (co sponsored by PBS’s POV films) in Atlanta, GA. 1-day event, partially open to the public FREE!! … Continue reading

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Haiti Statement by Adoptees of Color Roundtable

Please read and share this Statement on Haiti released by the Adoptees of Color Roundtable of which AFAAD is a main collaborator: (Official AFAAD statement Wednesday, January 27th, 2010) “This statement reflects the position of an international community of adoptees … Continue reading

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Haitian Children and AFAAD

AFAAD will be issuing a formal statement on Tuesday January 26, 2010. In light of the rising number of adoption organizations and news stories emerging that are beginning to focus on the children of Haiti and their circumstances, AFAAD will … Continue reading

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You’re Invited! AFAAD Public Education Event and Benefit

AFAAD (Adopted and Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora) would like to invite the larger Bay Area to our Annual Public education event and Benefit – “Art House: Adoptees and Foster Care Alumni Speak”, featuring poets, novelists, short films and … Continue reading

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One Month Until 2nd Gathering!

We are one month away from our 2nd Annual Gathering! Lots of great folks scheduled to come through. We hope you can make it!

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First AFAAD – MN Meeting!

Please come to the first meeting of the new Adopted and Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora Minnesota Chapter (or AFAAD-MN)! Host: Shannon Gibney and Michelle Johnson When: Tuesday, July 14, 6:30PM Phone: 6122108049 (please call or email Shannon for … Continue reading

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