FCC Day at OCA's National Convention in Jersey City

  • 22 Jul 2016
  • 24 Jul 2016
  • The Westin Jersey City Newport

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FCCNY OCA

FCC is sponsoring a day of programs at OCA's National Convention.

 

Friday night event is a dinner cruise around NY Harbor:

COST: $65.00 adults (cash bar) - $50.00 children 13 and under. These tickets are discounted from $100 for FCC members. 

SOLD OUT!

Click here for more details and registration for the Cruise.


Saturday Programs:

July 23rd 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • “Identity Matters” with Dr. Amanda Baden – a workshop for parents
  • "Do you know your 'real' parents?" with Dr. Amanda Baden - a workshop for tweens/teens (w/ parent debrief after)
  • Kung Fu / Lion Dance interactive session for kids
  • Chinese customs, traditions, holidays and food with Man-Li
  • Museum of Chinese in America presents “Famous Asian Americans in History”
  • Panel discussion for teens & parents on the college experience as an Asian American Adoptee
  • Chinese crafts including lanterns with hong bao and paper cutting
  • Asian American Health fair with health screenings and info booths
and more! for schedule and detailed program descriptions CLICK HERE

Cost: $25/ family for current FCC members - $30/family for non-members


There will be adult supervision as well as older adoptee babysitters assigned to children for the entire day from our Big Sister Babysitting program.



Questions? please contact Daniel Lewis at dlewis987@verizon.net or Maureen Farrell at fccnnj@gmail.com



Have suggestions or ideas? Help with running the event?
YA adoptees, would you like to be on the panel discussion?  
Please email Lisa Gibson: lisagibson@fccny.org


How to Get There:

The PATH train departs from lower Manhattan every 15 minutes, and takes 15 minutes to get to Newport station, where the Westin is 2 blocks away.

The Westin Jersey City Newport is right across the Holland Tunnel from lower Manhattan, parking is available at the hotel.

Approximate travel times from:

Queens-Midtown Tunnel:  25 minutes
George Washington Bridge:  30 minutes
Tappan Zee Bridge:  50 minutes


As it is at OCA's National Convention July 21-24, they will be hosting their own programs that FCC members are invited to as well- for more details click here.


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