Whole Conference
Mar 25, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM(America/New_York)
20220325T1330 20220325T1500 America/New_York Friday Afternoon Keynote Panel: Adoptees as Immigrants

Welcome to the 10th Biennial Adoption Initiative Conference 

The Evolution of Adoption Practice: Activist and Community Perspectives

Password for the Vimeo Video: AIC2022PAID

Keynote Panel: Adoptees as Immigrants https://vimeo.com/715857332

Panelists: 

Anissa Druesedow, Founder of Adoptee Advocacy Daniel Drennan ElAwar, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC Daniel was adopted via Lebanon to the USA at the age of two months. In 2004 he returned sight unseen, and taught graphic design Grace Newton, Author at Red Thread Broken Grace Newton is a Chinese adoptee, writer, and speaker. Her writing has been featured in two anthologies, several blogs, and Gazillion Voices Magazine and introduces a nuanced look at adoption. 

Links shared during the the presentation:

At minute 14:34:27 From Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez (they/them/elle) to Everyone: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/abolish-family-policing-too At minute 14:49:21 From Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez (they/them/elle) to Everyone: https://www.vice.com/en/article/v7d4g8/gitxsan-nation-stopped-social-workers-child-protection
Whole Conference Adoption Initiative Conference 2020/2022 adoptioninitiative@gmail.com

Welcome to the 10th Biennial Adoption Initiative Conference 

The Evolution of Adoption Practice: Activist and Community Perspectives


Password for the Vimeo Video: AIC2022PAID

Keynote Panel: Adoptees as Immigrants https://vimeo.com/715857332

Panelists: 

  • Anissa Druesedow, Founder of Adoptee Advocacy 
  • Daniel Drennan ElAwar, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC Daniel was adopted via Lebanon to the USA at the age of two months. In 2004 he returned sight unseen, and taught graphic design 
  • Grace Newton, Author at Red Thread Broken Grace Newton is a Chinese adoptee, writer, and speaker. Her writing has been featured in two anthologies, several blogs, and Gazillion Voices Magazine and introduces a nuanced look at adoption. 

Links shared during the the presentation:

  • At minute 14:34:27 From Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez (they/them/elle) to Everyone: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/abolish-family-policing-too 
  • At minute 14:49:21 From Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez (they/them/elle) to Everyone: https://www.vice.com/en/article/v7d4g8/gitxsan-nation-stopped-social-workers-child-protection
Presenter
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Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC
Founder
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Adoptee Advocacy
Keynote Panelist, Author at Red Thread Broken
Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker
keynote speaker; panel moderator
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Beyond Words Psychological Services
Attendee
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C2Adopt
 JaeRan Kim
Presenter
Dr. Susan  Branco
Assistant Professor, Licensed Professional Counselor
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St. Bonaventure University
 Adam Pertman
Workshop presenter
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National Center on Adoption and Permanency
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