Sharing Resources

Wendy Lane and Tapestry Books Resource Associate Christopher Fancher recently had a chance to share information about their respective initiatives with many child welfare professionals.   As a New York State Authorized non-profit adoption agency, Adoption STAR works closely with the New York State Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS). As per their website, [...]

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: http://www.nytimes.com/video/opinion/100000003575589/a-conversation-with-my-black-son.html?smid=fb-share “A Conversation with my black son” In this short documentary, parents [...]

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