Session B Room
Mar 26, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM(America/New_York)
20220326T0900 20220326T1030 America/New_York Saturday Morning, Session B

Welcome to the 10th Biennial Adoption Initiative Conference

The Evolution of Adoption Practice: Activist and Community Perspectives

Password for the Vimeo Videos: AIC2022PAID

AM Saturday Session B, Deported Adoptees Speak https://vimeo.com/719762492

Deported adoptees discuss and take questions about how gaps in adoption laws have failed them and resulted in their deportation back to their birth countries. They discuss their current lives and the continued fight to return to their families, friends, and country.

o Michael Mullen, president AKA, alsoknownas.org

o Anissa Druesedow, adopted in 1976, deported back to Jamaica 30 years later, leaving behind her daughter.

o Mike Davis, adopted in 1976, deported back to Ethiopia 29 years later, leaving behind his wife to whom he is still married and 4 children.

o Joe Nugent, adopted in 1972, deported back to Morocco 49 years later.

o Also Known As YouTube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn9Q6Nnf3AlMCBqWRCHknpg/featured

o Trailer: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yQy1S0qLz4

o Go Fund Me: benefiting 10 Deported Adoptees

https://www.gofundme.com/f/deported-not-forgotten

Session B Room Adoption Initiative Conference 2020/2022 adoptioninitiative@gmail.com
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Welcome to the 10th Biennial Adoption Initiative Conference

The Evolution of Adoption Practice: Activist and Community Perspectives


Password for the Vimeo Videos: AIC2022PAID

AM Saturday Session B, Deported Adoptees Speak https://vimeo.com/719762492

Deported adoptees discuss and take questions about how gaps in adoption laws have failed them and resulted in their deportation back to their birth countries. They discuss their current lives and the continued fight to return to their families, friends, and country.


o Michael Mullen, president AKA, alsoknownas.org

o Anissa Druesedow, adopted in 1976, deported back to Jamaica 30 years later, leaving behind her daughter.

o Mike Davis, adopted in 1976, deported back to Ethiopia 29 years later, leaving behind his wife to whom he is still married and 4 children.

o Joe Nugent, adopted in 1972, deported back to Morocco 49 years later.


o Also Known As YouTube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn9Q6Nnf3AlMCBqWRCHknpg/featured

o Trailer: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yQy1S0qLz4

o Go Fund Me: benefiting 10 Deported Adoptees

https://www.gofundme.com/f/deported-not-forgotten


Deported Adoptees Speak
Panel Presentation 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (America/New_York) 2022/03/26 13:00:00 UTC - 2022/03/26 14:30:00 UTC
Two deported adoptees discuss and take questions about how gaps in adoption laws have failed them and resulted in their deportation back to their birth countries. They discuss their current lives and the continued fight to return to their families, friends, and country.
Presenters Michael Mullen
Presenter, Michael Mullen
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Mike Davis
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Joe Nugent
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Co-Authors Anissa Druesedow
Founder, Adoptee Advocacy
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Adoptee Advocacy
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Michael Mullen
Dr. Jane Platt
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Jane Platt
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Horizon Online Therapy LLC
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IAMAdoptee
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