Transracial Adoption Event at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, March 24, 2014

Unfolding the Adoption Experience: Exploring Racial Identity

In honor of National Social Work Month, the Undergraduate Social Work Department at West Chester University proudly hosts this important event.

Featured speaker: Dr. Joseph Crumbley noted educator, speaker, expert on transracial adoption, and author of Relatives Raising Children: An Overview of Kinship Care and Transracial Adoption and Foster Care: Practice issues for Professionals.

Featured Speaker: Susan Harris O’Connor social worker, performance artist, racial identity theory pioneer, and author of the book The Harris Narratives: An Introspective Study of a Transracial Adoptee.

The event will also feature a performance by O’Connor that invites the audience to explore the experience of being transracially adopted and the intersectionality of adoption and race.

The event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary.  Sykes Theater on the West Chester University campus, March 24th from 2PM to 4PM.

Amanda Transue-Woolston is co-planning this event.  Please contact her with any event questions aw655801 [at]

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