For Immediate Release:
National Adoption Awareness Month Innovative Adoption Conference in November
Austin, TX - Adoption Knowledge Affiliates (AKA) presents”Elevation: Voices in Adoption & Foster Care” during National Adoption Awareness Month. The virtual event, scheduled for Friday & Saturday, Nov 5-6, 2021, delivers two full days of powerful content with three powerful conference keynotes, Allison Davis Maxon, Stephanie Drenka, and Angela Tucker. Surrounding the three keynotes are two days packed with dynamic presentations and workshops from local, state and national thought-leaders, advocates, and experts, all connected to adoption and foster care. Evening programming includes a Friday night premiere of Betwixt & Between: A new play by adoptee Maggie Gallant, followed by a Q&A with the Austin playwright and cast. This event offers professionals CEU earning opportunities. The target audience for the conference is the adoption and foster care community; adjacent communities such as donor conceived individuals and people with DNA discoveries; therapeutic practitioners, social work professionals, and reform advocates. Attendees receive knowledge, skills, support, and networking opportunities.
This innovative virtual conference, taking place during National Adoption Awareness Month, demonstrates the commitment of small, grassroots nonprofits, in this case Adoption Knowledge Affiliates, to meet the needs of their community. AKA has found a way to bring the support they are committed to providing to their membership and community in a cost-effective, accessible way, If you would like to volunteer or sponsor the conference email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Adoption Knowledge Affiliates
Adoption Knowledge Affiliates (AKA) is a unique non-profit organization, serving Central Texas since 1992. AKA provides support and education to adopted people, birth / first families, prospective and current adoptive and foster parents, and adoption professionals. We offer peer support, search assistance, educational programs, resources, and an annual conference with top-tier adoption professionals. In 2020, we expanded our services to include those with unexpected commercial DNA results. Whether it be due to adoption, donor conception, or other circumstance. We are ready to provide the same level of support as we have these past 30 years.