Adoptee Forum: Gratitude 4/23
A topic familiar to many adoptees is the idea of "gratitude". Gratitude and thankfulness are, for the most part, positive emotions. Many adoptees feel genuine and honest gratitude. At the same time, too often adoptees are burdened with an "obligation" to feel grateful. During this forum, we will be exploring the concept of gratitude and how we related to it through our shared experience as adoptees. The forum will be facilitated by Adam Goodman, who is currently writing an article on this topic for PlanAMag.com.
WHO: International adoptees only
WHEN: Monday, April 23, 6:45pm - 8:45pm
WHERE: Women Make Movies, 115 W 29th St, Suite 1200, NYC
COST: FREE for members; suggested $5 for non-members
RSVP: to Bianca Kuijper for more information and to rsvp.
Adam Goodman is a Korean adoptee who grew up in Westchester, NY alongside his younger brother (also adopted and biologically related). He's now living in North Jersey with his girlfriend. In addition to his day job as a business analyst, he and a group of like-minded friends have launched an online publication, Plan A Magazine, that seeks to carve out a uniquely Asian American progressive voice. You can find it at PlanAMag.com, on Twitter @PlanAMag, and on Facebook.
FCC Greater New YorkWe are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting Chinese adoptees and their families and friends.
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