“You…don’t see what you don’t want to see.” – James McBride, “The Good Lord Bird”

  The TAFicity book club had its inaugural meeting on Feb. 1 while something else was on TV. We burrowed into The Good Lord Bird by James McBride and had a great discussion. In this book, McBride wove historical accounts of John Brown and Harper’s Ferry, which was a catalyst for the Civil War, into… Read more ➞

Preview of “The Good Lord Bird” by James McBride – Post by Shawna Ervin

Hello fellow readers! I’m so excited to have been asked to lead a book group for TAFicity. As a writer and mom to two kids born in Korea this is a great fit for me. Our first book will be The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. The book was the 2013 National Book Award… Read more ➞

TAFicity PNO (parents’ night out) with Scheer Comedy!!! – March 15, 2014 at 7pm (TAFicity Fundraiser)

Please join us for a great adults-only evening enjoying the hilarious entertainment of Scheer Comedy, featuring the Most Awesome, Debbie Scheer!! The evening includes an open bar, appetizers, and much laughter and socializing. This event is hosted in support of our nonprofit organization for transracially adoptive families, TAFicity, Inc. Our 501(c)(3) application has been submitted… Read more ➞

A Night Of Laughter with Scheer Comedy!!! – March 15, 2014 at 7pm (TAFicity Fundraiser)

Please join us for a great adults-only evening enjoying the hilarious entertainment of Scheer Comedy, featuring the Most Awesome, Debbie Scheer!! The evening includes an open bar, appetizers, and much laughter and socializing. This event is hosted in support of our nonprofit organization for transracially adoptive families, TAFicity, Inc. Our 501(c)(3) application has been submitted… Read more ➞

Attend a Parenting Safe Children Workshop – Presented by Feather Berkower (educational event)

Several member families have asked that we collaborate with Feather Berkower to offer a Parenting Safe Children workshop. This is a workshop that provides the tools necessary for parents and other adults to educate children on how to remain safe from sexual abuse. After several conversations with Feather, we discerned that our best option is… Read more ➞

African Hair Care Workshop presented by Integrated Roots – February 22, 2014 at 9AM (member event)

TAFicity is hosting an educational event for families with children of African descent to help them learn more about hair care needs and skills. Our presenter, Yolanda Innis-Johnson, is a hair care specialist who founded Integrated Roots, a mobile hair care service for people with Afro-centric and multi-ethnic hair care needs. She is passionate about… Read more ➞

“Conversations­” Film Series presents a Panel Discussion of “Somewhere Between” – Saturday, November 9, 2013, 11:30am to 3:30pm

For further information, or to attend this event, please send an email to taficity@gmail.com Hello, Community! I am so excited to announce this Panelist Discussion! Please join me in welcoming Eli Fehler Harwood (of Thrive Therapy), Jen Dale (adoption advocate), Chaitra Wirta-Leiker (of Beyond Words Psychological Services), and Narmada Lexi Morris (adult adoptee)! TAFicity, Inc… Read more ➞

Living Transracially: Building Community Among Diverse Adoptive Families

Please join us at the Annual Spotlight Conference, offered by COPARC & The Adoption Exchange in Golden, Colorado on Friday, April 12, 2013. Panelists will discuss the building of a supportive community for your adoptive family through varying lenses of members of transracial adoptive families. Your presenters: Jen Dale, MBA Adult Adoptee, Sibling of an… Read more ➞

Parent Workshop: Racial Identity Development and Attachment in Adoptees by Eli Fehler Harwood, MA, LMHC, LPC

For more information or to attend this event, please send an email to taficity@gmail.com . Hello, TAFicity Community! Bring a friend and join us for this fantastic workshop! TAFicity is offering another wonderful workshop for parents. Eli Fehler, MA, LPC, LMHC (a master’s degree, licensed therapist, holding licensure in both Colorado and Washington) will guide… Read more ➞

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