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Feb 16

Training: Transracial Adoption-Royal Oak

Royal Oak, MI

Event date: 2/16/2019 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Export event

Transracial Adoption with trainer Kevin Hofmann. 

Kevin Hofmann is an accomplished writer and public speaker who has a passion for adoption and especially Transracial adoption and enjoys sharing his experiences as a biracial Transracial adoptee to help other adoptive families. 

Working with the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program, Kevin serves as a trainer and helps educate foster/adoptive parents across Ohio in the areas of Transcultural parenting, Cultural Diversity, and Search and Reunion.

Appearing all over the United States speaking to parents and professionals his perspective and light-hearted yet contemplative view is sought after by many.   Kevin has written articles for several publications including Adoption Families Magazine and is an active blogger for Kevin will be featured on Nightline ABC in a piece on Transracial adoption.   

Kevin's memoir, Growing Up Black In White is presently used as part of several college curricula in the schools of social work and multiculturalism.  Because his story also addresses the impact of race and culture in our society, he uses his story to create open discussions on race and culture as well. 

Hofmann now lives with his wife and two sons in Toledo Ohio where he also serves as a board member for the Adopt America Network, a national organization committed to finding homes for special needs children. Kevin is also a committed CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and enjoys advocating for children and making sure their voices are heard.    

WHEN: Saturday, February 16, 2019

WHERE: Judson Center
                4410 W. 13 Mile Rd., 
                Royal Oak, MI 48073
Registration and refreshments at 9:30am 
Training from 10:00am- 2:00pm

Lunch will be provided

Limited Child Care Available/snacks and lunch provided