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Happy Holidays from AFAAD!

Dear AFAAD Community of Members & Supporters, What a year 2011 has been for us! We have been blessed to continue much of our outreach work, our educational workshops, discussions, presentations and support of films and artistic productions. We supported … Continue reading

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“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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AFAAD Seeking Volunteers & Intern

Non-Profit Volunteer Support Needed!! Black Adoptee and Foster Care Organization AFAAD — Adopted and Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora is looking for qualified volunteers to work with our organization. We are looking for one interns and a few volunteers … 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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AFAAD needs volunteers!

Call for Volunteers – Please pass on to students or other folks you know would be interested in our work! AFAAD — Adopted and Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora is looking for qualified volunteers to work with our organization. … Continue reading

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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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July 08 Update

Its been a busy year over here at AFAAD! We’ve been meeting all year, once a month, going back and forth between a social setting, and for our discussion group. These group meetings have been instrumental in our growth as … Continue reading

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We are Growing!

Nov 2007 AFAAD update: It’s National Adoption Month and AFAAD is going on our first campaign to let the adoption community know we are here, pushing to support global adoptees, and providing a network. We’re doing a mass mailing this … Continue reading

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