International Adoption

What We Don’t Want to Talk About – But Must by Michele Fried

What We Don’t Want To Talk About – But Must
By Michele Fried

I didn’t want to read the article entitled, Suicide and Adoption: We Need to Stop Whispering, but I did. I am glad I did. Yes, I know most adoptees do well. But this one is struggling…
Just a few very powerful words from this […]

Race Matters

Family STAR conducted a workshop entitled Race Matters. The workshop included a panel that addressed topics such as transracial adoption, white privilege, identity and discrimination. There were four short (3-6 minute) videos included in the discussion that many found interesting. Here they are:
“A Conversation with my black son”
In this short documentary, parents reveal […]

“Chinese on the Inside”

The following New York Times piece presents information on Catie and Kimberly, who “were adopted from China by a couple from Maine, who attempt to pass on a culture they’ve never known firsthand.”

During a recent staff meeting, our Director of Adoption Kathy Crissey shared an interesting video with Adoption STAR staff. You can find […]