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Feb 2013 AFAAD Update

As you may have noticed, after 5 years of deep commitment to the adoptee community, AFAAD is on a self-care / restructuring / strategic planning hiatus.  Please keep up with most recent updates about our Oakland, CA, Minneapolis, MN and Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Adoptee Voice: Rock Wilk in Oakland!

March 14th AFAAD Bay Area Special Public Education Event AFAAD Welcomes adoptee and poet Rock Wilk’s solo theater show, “Broke Wide Open” to Oakland as part of our 2011 “Adoptee Voices” Series! Monday, March 14, 8pm. Oakland, CA. Please join … Continue reading


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AFAAD at United States Social Forum!

AFAAD is collaborating with other adoptees of color and going to the United States Social Forum and presenting! Its very exciting. The workshop title is, “Where have all our children gone? Linking child removal from communities of color to larger … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions – AFAAD Newsletter

AFAAD is seeking contributors for our inaugural quarterly e-newsletter to be published in March 2010 and for future e-newsletters (themes to be announced).  This edition will focus on international adoption and foster care as the standard response to war, natural … 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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UNICEF’s Focus on Reunification for Haitian Children

UNICEF writes about their focus on keeping Haitian children safe and reuniting them with their families.  (from the UNICEF website) NEW YORK (January 20, 2010) — The earthquake that struck Haiti a week ago has left many thousands of children … 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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