Welcome to our Calendar of Events!

This calendar includes opportunities for learning and connection from the Wisconsin Family Connections Center, the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families, and several other organizations across Wisconsin. (NOTE: Opportunities from the Wisconsin Family Connections Center are noted with a blue ribbon on the calendar below.)

Find training and event flyers here.

For a complete listing of Regional Events and Support Groups, please visit the Wisconsin Family Connections Center Eventbrite Page.

Find support group flyers here.

For information about Recorded Webinars, Upcoming Live Webinars, Courses, and Conferences, please visit the Champion Classrooms.

Events are added as information is made available to us. If you’d like to share an upcoming event with us, please contact us at info@wifamilyconnectionscenter.org.

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Activism in Adoption–Relinquishment, Grief, and Healing: a Birthparent Panel Discussion

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for Relinquishment, Grief, and Healing: a Birthparent Panel Discussion, featuring Marcia Lane-McGee, author and co-host of the podcast Plaid Skirts and Basic BlackSarah Schmidtadoption education advocate and contributing author through Lifetime Healing; and Muthoni Gaciku Kittredge, co-host of the podcast, Birth Mothers Amplified. Vicki Twomey, On Your Feet’s Director of Retreat Programming and BirthmomsConnect moderator, will be moderating this session.  
When we talk about transracial adoption, it’s often through the experiences of transracial adoptees, or adoptive parents. Muthoni and Marcia are birthmothers through transracial adoption, offering a perspective on transracial adoption that is very rarely heard. Sarah is a birthmother to two adult adoptees who were placed with the same couple, now divorced. She brings a unique insight into adoptive relationships that change over time. This panel of birthmothers is an incredible opportunity for everyone in the adoption constellation to come together in a safe space and gain a better understanding of adoption through the eyes of birthparents.

Activism in Adoption sessions are free for birthparents, adopted people, Birthparent Support Alliance members, and Activism in Adoption sponsors (contact us if you need help using a promo code).


June 26
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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