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Hosted on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at The Briar Club, Arms Wide Adoption Services’ annual Fulfilling Families Luncheon furthers our mission of transforming the lives of children in foster care who are in need of safe and nurturing permanent families. Registration opens at 11:30 AM and the program begins at noon.
Co-Chairs: Jill George Bomar and Alison Powell. Host: Frank Billingsley.
We are thrilled to have April Dinwoodie as the 2021 Fulfilling Families Luncheon Keynote Speaker. April Dinwoodie is an accomplished corporate marketing and branding professional turned nationally-recognized voice on adoption, foster care, and multiracial/multicultural families. From creating a mentoring program for youth in foster care to becoming the CEO of the Donaldson Adoption Institute (DAI), April is fiercely dedicated leader helping individuals, systems, and corporations as they address the urgent and age-old questions of identity, values, and differences of race, culture, and class. Dinwoodie has created and hosts several podcasts including “Born in June, Raised in April: What Adoption Can Teach the World!” which helps to educate and inspire conversation about adoption, identity, and family diversity. [Organizer's description]