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Adoption Workshop for Teens & Tweens with Angela Tucker

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM


I-FACE is excited to offer a Teen Workshop with The Adopted Life blogger, Angela Tucker, a nationally-recognized thought leader on transracial adoption and advocate for adoptee rights. Angela will facilitate this workshop for teens between the ages of 11 and 15 which will encompass adoption-related conversations. She will use segments from The Adopted Life episode series to kickstart small group discussions with the primary goal of creating a safe space to grapple with their identity through structured prompts. Specifically, she will:

Encourage youth to decide which aspects of their story they’d like to share with strangers and which aspects they’d like to keep private.

Learn about adoptee-related phenomenons, such as code-switching, micro-aggressions, identity formation, searching for biological families, reconnecting with foster families and open relationships

Normalize the unique experience of being an adoptee

I-FACE is subsidizing the majority of the cost so the charge for participants is only $20. We will also have a post-workshop parent meeting to allow parents to discuss how the workshop went and answer questions surrounding this issue (Additional cost of $10 per parent).

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447 E. 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205

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