Information for Transracial/Transcultural Families
Resources for families who have adopted transracially or transculturally.
Conspicuous Families: Race, Culture and Adoption
Adoption Learning Partners (2002)
Online course for adoptive families who are involved in or considering adoption of a child of a different race or ethnicity.
Culture and Heritage Events
Adoptive Families Magazine
Search for adoption-related events and camps by ethnicity or culture.
Dim Sum, Bagels and Grits: A Sourcebook for Multicultural Families
Describes the experiences of adopted children and their adoptive families who have attempted to achieve a balance in cultures.
Enhancing Positive Outcomes in Transracial Adoptive Families
Frasch, Brooks, Reich, & Wind (2004)
The experiences and challenges of transracial adoptive families. Includes Below the Surface: A self-evaluative guide for anyone considering or participating in an adoption across racial or cultural lines.
Families Adopting in Response (FAIR)
An all-volunteer organization of adoptive parents created to support and educate adoptive and preadoptive families.
Inside Transracial Adoption
Steinberg & Hall (2000)
Information on issues common to parents who have engaged in transracial adoption.
National organization and magazine dedicated to the "mixed race experience."
TIES: Travel Programs for Families with Internationally Born Children
Travel program for adoptive families who would like to visit their children's country of origin.
Transracial Adoption Resources
New York State Citizens' Coalition for Children, Inc.
Publications, articles, research, and links to additional information on transracial and transcultural adoption and foster care.