More Resources for Parents of African-American Children
Let others, professionals and other parents alike, help you along your journey!
* New York State’s Citizens’ Coalition for Children (nysccc.org). An advocacy group of concerned citizens and volunteer adoptive and foster parent groups in New York State. The "transracial adoption" section of its web site offers numerous articles of interest to adoptive parents and adoptees, as well as links to other resources on the web.
* Pact, An Adoption Alliance (pactadopt.org). A nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide high-quality adoption-related services to children of color, their birthparents, and their adoptive parents. Pact’s web site offers a wealth of resources to all members of the adoption triad.
* Antiracist Parent (antiracistparent.com) A blog for parents committed to raising children with an antiracist outlook.
* Resist Racism (resistracism.wordpress.com) Discussions about issues of racism, both personal and in the news.
By Adoptive Parents
* Afrindie Mum (afrindiemum.org) Check in with Susan and her multiracial daughter, "Z."
* And the Rest Is History (andtherestishistory.com/blog) Now that her domestic, transracial adoption is complete, this mom blogs about life with her toddler son.
* Big Momma Hollers (thebodiebunch.blogspot.com) Peek in to the hectic life of a mom who has adopted more than 30 kids.
* Chronicles of Mommyhood (chroniclesofmommyhood.typepad.com) Sylvie, a black mom, blogs about life with her young son, Gavin, and offers links to other blogs.
* This Woman’s Work (thiswomanswork.com) The mother of a multiracial child writes about being a mother—and about writing.
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