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Inside Transracial Adoption

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Inside Transracial Adoption

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A resource guide for families considering transracial adoption. This book is the result of two families' experiences adoption multicultural children. Somewhat limited in scope and attitude. The section on Black hair care is well done.

Beth Hall is the white adoptive mother of a Latina daughter and an African American son, both now adults, and grew up with an adopted sister. Beth is currently the Director of Pact, An Adoption Alliance. She lives in Oakland, California, with her husband Ted, and their children when they are home visiting. She is a nationally known advocate for adopted children of color who regularly lectures and leads workshops on ethical, non-racist adoption practices. In 2010 she received the Outstanding Practitioner in Adoption Award from the Adoption Initiative at St. John's University. Gail Steinberg is the adoptive mother of four grown daughters and sons. Her multiracial family has Korean/Native American, African American and white members. She has six grandchildren and lives in Oakland, California. Beth and Gail co-founded Pact, An Adoption Alliance, in 1991 to combat the discrimination they witnessed against adopted children of color and their birth families. Pact is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve adopted children of color. In order to best serve children's needs, Pact provides not only adoptive placement but lifelong education, support, and community for adoptees and their families on issues of adoption and race.

 

 

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