Flip the Script Anthology: Gorgeous Cover Reveal

In November of 2014, Lost Daughters at the helm of editor, Rosita Gonzalez, launched the #flipthescript movement, aimed at highlighting the perspectives of adult adoptees, which reached 30 million households in 30 days. This November, Lost Daughters editors Amanda Transue-Woolston and Rosita Gonzalez partner with Diane Christian from The An-Ya Project to bring you thisContinue reading “Flip the Script Anthology: Gorgeous Cover Reveal”

An-Ya and Her Diary & The An-Ya Project: Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth (now available)

From the An-Ya Project website…       Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth is a powerful book filled with thoughtful and inspiring letters. This anthology was written by a global community of adult adoptees and adults who were fostered. Each letter was penned to the upcoming generation of adopted and fostered youth.  Continue reading “An-Ya and Her Diary & The An-Ya Project: Dear Wonderful You, Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth (now available)”

#LivingLoudDC a Success!

From the Lost Daughters website… Living Loud DC readers, emcee Kevin Haebeom Vollmers, and Amb. Susan Jacobs.  Photo from Amb. Jacobs. Last night, a spirited collective of artists gathered together to bring the Living Loud DC event to life. And bring it to life they did. Nine incredible authors, 8 from lost daughters, delivered piecesContinue reading “#LivingLoudDC a Success!”

Thank You for Attending Unfolding the Adoption Experience: Exploring Racial Identity!

In honor of National Social Work Month, the Undergraduate Social Work Department at West Chester University proudly hosted “Unfolding the Adoption Experience: Exploring Racial Identity” in Sykes Theater on the West Chester University of Pennsylvania Campus. The event was held on March 24th from 2PM to 4PM. The event was sponsored by the undergraduate social workContinue reading “Thank You for Attending Unfolding the Adoption Experience: Exploring Racial Identity!”

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: PracticeContinue reading “Transracial Adoption Event at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, March 24, 2014”

An-Ya and Her Diary & The An-Ya Project: PERPETUAL CHILD: ADULT ADOPTEE ANTHOLOGY (now available)

From the An-Ya Project website…. Now Available in Print via all Amazon channels… PERPETUAL CHILD: ADULT ADOPTEE ANTHOLOGY Dismantling the Stereotype Contributing Writers: Laura Dennis, Mei-Mei Akwai Ellerman, Lynn Grubb, Lee Herrick, Jennifer Bao Yu “Precious Jade” Jue-Steuck, Karen Pickell, Matthew Salesses, Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen Sheen, Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut, Julie Stromberg, April Topfer, Amanda H.L.Continue reading “An-Ya and Her Diary & The An-Ya Project: PERPETUAL CHILD: ADULT ADOPTEE ANTHOLOGY (now available)”

Early Praise for The Declassified Adoptee: Essays of an Adoption Activist by Mary O’Leary Wiley, PhD, ABPP

“Written with the eye of a social worker and the perspective that only someone who has lived the life of adoption can bring, Amanda H. L. Transue-Woolston expresses herself in ways that are both individual and universal. The Declassified Adoptee reads with the power of a novel, yet provides a perspective that I have notContinue reading “Early Praise for The Declassified Adoptee: Essays of an Adoption Activist by Mary O’Leary Wiley, PhD, ABPP”

An-Ya and Her Diary Parent & Reader Guide is now available

I am so pleased to announce that the An-Ya and Her Diary Parent & Reader Guide was released on April 6th and is available for purchase.  I had the privilege of authoring the forward of the guide.  By April 9th, the guide made the “Hot New Releases List” on Amazon.com as well as became a Top 20Continue reading “An-Ya and Her Diary Parent & Reader Guide is now available”

Up-Coming Presentation at the 2013 Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, Hampshire College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2013 Contact: Lucy Trainor, Assistant Director Civil Liberties and Public Policy, Hampshire College 413-559-6834, ltrainor@hampshire.edu CLPP Hosts 27thAnnual Reproductive Justice Conference The Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program at Hampshire College (http://clpp.hampshire.edu) will hold its 27th annual activist conference, From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for ReproductiveContinue reading “Up-Coming Presentation at the 2013 Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, Hampshire College”