“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 ➞

Give the Gift of TAFicity Membership

Hello, Community Supporter! Do you know a transracial family who could benefit from a loving, welcoming, accepting, and supportive community?  Consider paying a year’s membership in TAFicity for this family! As a 501(c)(3) organization, all donations made to us, including membership dues gifts, are fully tax-deductible. The transracially adoptive family you gift with membership will… Read more ➞

Hazel Miller Concert in City Park (Member Event)

Hello, Community! TAFicity is gathering to attend the Hazel Miller concert, sponsored by City Park Jazz, on June 1st.  The stage is the pavilion on the lake, known as Lake Gazebo in City Park.  “Doors” open at 5pm; showtime is at 6pm. FREE event!!  Concert is ON, rain or shine! Please bring your own picnic… Read more ➞

Parent-Child Selfie Project & Pot Luck (member event)

Hi, Community!!! Some of you have seen this clip making its way around social media circles. To others, this will be new. The Selfie Project can be found here on this clip: http://unlooker.com/selfie/ (Full disclosure, this original event does seem to be sponsored by Dove products, and there are some dissenters who do not like… 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 ➞

Santa Magic (TAFicity blog post)

  We Need Santas of All Races – Here’s Why Santa is magical.  On this I think we can all agree. According to the consistent parts of the Santa legend, Santa is able to travel around the world in one evening, visiting every family’s residence, deliver gifts for all, and not wake a soul in… Read more ➞