NEW YEAR- NEW FOCUS -NEW HIGHER PURPOSE!
And just like that, the first month of 2019 is over!!
As 2018 winded down, we were amazed at what we have been able to accomplish, and what a growth driven, wonderful year we have had. We did so many unique things, we had so many “finds” and reunions. All of which was fantastic, however, it doesn't feel like it was enough, we want to do more. We feel we have a higher purpose, and we feel the time is right - right now to make some noise, to make our voices LOUDER!! No more sitting idly by, and let the world around us continue to dictate if THEY FEEL WE should or should not have the RIGHT to know - well US! The right to our own birth certificates!
We have decided that 2019 is going to be a year of changes. We are going to be focusing on raising awareness, and making our voices heard even LOUDER for equal rights for us, adoptees. With all the "movements" going on these days, I would be remiss if we didn't include ourselves in this revolutionary time frame. The time has definitely come for Open Records for all adoptees. We can no longer sit back. We need to add #AdopteeRightsMatter to the list, along with #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter. Just as those grassroots movements are important to our society, #AdopteesRightsMatter is just as important, we too, need to be loud.
Let us stand together. Let us create a movement we can be strong in numbers as we have all so recently seen. Adoptees Rights Matter. We are excited to be partnering with different groups like Adoption Truth to work together towards this common goal. Together, we will make a difference for adoptees. Are you with us?!
We hope you will read our monthly news, and come back often to our website, Facebook page, and Instagram. Have a wonderful, joyous holiday season, and we will see you in 2019!
TAKE ACTION - SIGN THE PETITION
We believe every adoptee has the right to their records and think it is beyond time that happens! Help us make the change and start the movement because every #adopteerightsmatter! Sign here and feel free to share the petition with your loved ones too- https://www.change.org/p/open-records-for-all-adoptees.
"Dear Angel" Column
Have you checked out our "Dear Angel" section yet? This is a place where our Angel, Adrian, will answer any questions you may have around your
adoption/adoptee journey each month. She shares her insight this month on an appropriate time to tell your child they are adopted. Take a read at the link below and let us know what you think!
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