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He Even Has Your Eyes—Adoption and African-Canadian Families


This event is presented by Equity Praxis International, Malton Moms, Adopt for Life and Illuminessence. Join Us for a groundbreaking discussion about equity, African-Canadian Families and Adoption.

Location: Dr. Perkins Centre, 1430 Main Street East, Hamilton Ontario


  • Film Screening

  • Panel

  • Lunch

  • Workshop

Discover, address, discuss and understand the challenges and hurdles Black families face in the adoption process. Hear firsthand the stories of navigation and networking to ensure that the disproportionate numbers of Black and mixed race children find their forever homes.

Featuring: Adopt 4 Life's Alice Audrain (previously France, now Ottawa) and Heidi Payne (London, Ontario), Equity Consultant Crystal Mark (formerly Peel, now Hamilton), Tania "True" Daley and founder of Black Adoptive Mom Squad (formerly Montreal and now Toronto) and Chantal Amsterdam (Whitby) on panel to discuss both the trials and triumphs of "Adopting While Black"

This is a great educational opportunity for Staff, Community Members, Organizations and Parents.

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Earlier Event: June 13
Family Event
Later Event: June 20
Community Check In & Chat