Pact: Tending the Roots - First/Birth Parent Connections

Oct 19, 2019 9:00am
Kid-Friendly Events & Outings
$20 adult, $15 children. Early reg before Sept 1: $10
All Ages

Tending the Roots

Exploring First/Birth Parent Connections

Saturday, October 19, 2019

9 am – 1 PM * Separate adult and youth programming

1-2 pm * Community potluck

Redwood Day School * 3245 Sheffield Ave, Oakland, CA 94602

Join us for Pact’s 4thannual convening for adoptive parents of color and their families.



First/Birth Parents Panel: Hear parents who have placed children discuss their experiences with adoption, contact, and the lifelong journey of adoption. Whether you are a current of pre-adoptive parent of foster parent, in contact, seeking contact, od wondering about/confused by the issue of contact with first/birth family, this discussion will provide you with important insights. Panel will be followed by opportunities to debrief with other adoptive/foster families.

Concurrent Youth Programming: Age-appropriate activities will be provided for ages 1-17, including specific activities on exploring adoption. All teens will have an opportunity to participate in a discussion about birth parent connection.

This event is organized by and for adoptive/foster parents of color and their parenting partners. 


Register today at

Children’s program registration closes 9/15/19.

Early-bird discount through 9/1/19: $10 adults/$10 children

After 9/1/19: $20 adults/$15 children

Limited scholarships available for current foster families, first time families and those with financial need. Please contact apcc [at] for more information.

Questions? Contact apcc [at] or call 510-243-9460

apcc [at]