During the month of November, people across the country are hosting events in celebration of adoptive families. Learn more about National Adoption Day at NationalAdoptionDay.org.
POV is encouraging community groups, educators and librarians to host a local screening of our Adoption Stories films
First Person Plural by Deann Borshay Liem,
In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee by Deann Borshay Liem,
Off and Running by Nicole Opper and
Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy by Stephanie Wang-Breal.
Here are a few POV screenings taking place throughout November:
November 5: LGBT Adoptions: Our Community, Our Voices, Tucson, AZ
November 6: Korean American Culture Center of Michigan, Southfield, MI
November 6 – 7: AdopSource, Minnesota Transracial Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN
November 13: AFAAD Adopted and Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora, Atlanta, GA
To find out more about our upcoming community screenings, please visit POV’s local events calendar.
To host your own adoption screening, register with POV’s Community Network.
Find more POV Adoption resources and tools such as the Activity Guide on how to create a video for This is My Family and the Adoption Timeline.