Families with Children from China New England

Adoptee Workshop and Kick off Event for the Boston Area Chinese Adoptee Community

  • 02 Jun 2018
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Pao Arts Center, Chinatown, Boston MA One Greenway Building, 99 Kneeland Street. For GPS driving directions, use 66 Hudson Street, Boston, MA 02111
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  • This workshop is open to all Chinese adoptees who are high school age or older. All adoptees are welcome! Free, but please pre-register.

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CALLING ALL BOSTON AREA ADOPTEES who are high school age or older:

China's Children International and Families with Children from China New England are coming together to start dialogue and kick-off community building among Greater Boston Chinese adoptees!

WORKSHOP 3:30 - 5:00pm: All Chinese adoptees high school age or older are invited to participate in our first gathering to learn more, make connections, and share your thoughts. This afternoon meeting at the Pao Arts Center in Chinatown will include a short introduction to each of the hosting organizations, an adoptee-designed and led workshop planned especially for this occasion, and an optional social dinner following the event.

CCI SOCIAL MEET-UP 5:30 - 7:00pm: After the workshop, CCI will be hosting an optional social meet-up in which we will get dinner and bubble tea in a location TBD in Chinatown. Participants will be responsible for covering their own meal fees. The social will last approximately from 5:30-7 PM.

TO PARTICIPATE: Participation in the workshop is FREE to all Chinese adoptees in the community, but you must REGISTER.

QUESTIONS? Contact chinachildreninternational@gmail.com

SPONSORED BY

China’s Children International (CCI) - China’s Children International is one of the first international support and networking organizations created by and for Chinese adoptees. Our mission is to empower Chinese adoptees from all over the world by creating an inclusive and supportive community for all of us who share this common beginning. Website  Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/chinaschildreninternational/

Families with Children from China New England (FCCNE) - Founded in 1995, Families with Children from China New England (FCCNE) is a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to connecting and supporting families with children of all ages from China, from babies to young adults, as well as waiting families. Based in Greater Boston, our families live in all six New England states or have ties to the area. Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Families-with-Children-from-China-New-England-156067341099073/

CHECK OUT THIS OPTIONAL ADD-ON BEFORE THE EVENT:

CHINESE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE MASS. MEMORIES ROAD SHOW

Also at the Pao Arts Center, right before our event, the Chinese Historical Society of New England is holding a community event that celebrates Chinese American Experiences in Massachusetts by digitizing family photos and stories, which will be archived for future generations. Anyone with a connection to the Chinese community in Massachusetts - including Chinese immigrants, Chinese Americans, international students, and adoptees - is welcome to attend. All ages may participate and families are encouraged to come together. Attendees under 18 must have a waiver signed by a guardian.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is open to the public and is NOT sponsored by FCCNE or CCI, however, we encourage interested adoptees to come take part in this special event. Please see the event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/217352932160338/.




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