An Evening of Connection & Conversation with April Dinwoodie - A collaborative event with AKA & STAR
Join us for an Evening of Community and Connection with April Dinwoodie - host of the podcast Born in June, Raised in April: What Adoption Can Teach the World! Following brief remarks, April will sit down with Marci Purcell for an informal chat and Q&A centered on navigating the intersection of a global pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement as a transracially adopted person.
When: May 19, 2021, 7-9 pm CDT, (doors open at 6:30)
Venue: The ABGB Austin, TX
Yes, you read that right! April Dinwoodie will be joining us in-person at the ABGB. The ABGB has graciously offered us a flexible indoor-outdoor space to serve everyone's comfort level. City of Austin COVID protocols at the time of this event will be in place at the event.
Registrants will receive a confirmation email. Please have this available for faster check-in. Your raffle & "ABGB award winning beer" tickets will be distributed at check-in based on your registration level. Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the event.
After a successful career in corporate marketing, branding, and PR and a lifetime of navigating complex situations and circumstances as a transracially adopted person, April is devoted to elevating our collective experiences of shared humanity. Dinwoodie’s podcast Born in June, Raised in April: What Adoption Can Teach the World! helps facilitate an open dialogue about identity, relationships, and differences of race, class, and culture. April is the former Chief Executive of the Donaldson Adoption Institute and the founder of AdoptMent, a mentoring program that matches foster youth with adopted adults. April consults with schools, organizations, state systems, and individuals.
*Texas CEUs will be offered to Social Workers, LPCs, & LMFTs for the duration of the educational programming, as well as certificates of attendance for adoption professionals and attendees who request one. Be sure to sign in on the CEU clipboard at the start of event. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not receive your CEU certificate within 2 weeks of attending the event.