When: 06/15 - 06/17
Where: St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN
Sometimes called an adoption heritage camp, UMOJA MN and UMOJA INC. will empower trans-racial families (primarily families with black children and parents of another culture) to raise children who will have a positive black identity, be able to talk about race in an honest and open way, feel comfortable in all different cultures & handle basic skin and hair care. We will do that by providing a powerful weekend experience for the entire family, which will include child programming, adult learning opportunities, age appropriate breakout sessions and large group cultural celebrations.
All types of Adoptive parents (single, married, same sex)
Black or multiracial children (birth to 18 and into adulthood) born in the US, Africa or one of the diasporas
Siblings in adoptive / foster families (siblings are encouraged to attend)
Families still in the process of adoption
Families actively providing foster care
Adoptees of African descent and their children
And of course, extended families: Grandparents, Aunts & Uncles, etc.
Please check the link for more details: http://evolveservices.org/umoja-mn/http://evolveservices.org/umoja-mn/