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We Are Family: Options for LGBTQ Families

The Maplewood Memorial Library (Main Branch) is hosting “We Are Family: a Pride Event,” June 11, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. This free event will feature present information and options for LGBTQ couples who are seeking to adopt or explore other options for expanding their families.

Here is the evening’s schedule:

The Before…6:00-7:30
Fertility & Surrogacy: St Barnabas Fertility Clinic

Private Adoption: Bill Singer, adoption attorney; Katherine Foley, MSW with Spence-Chapin Services
Adoption from Foster Care: Tobiah Corbett, recruitment specialist for DYFS

And the After…7:30-9:00
Talk with local parents who have gone through the experience of adoption or who have navigated the world of fertility clinics. Hear about the challenges they’ve faced on their journey to becoming an LGBTQ family, and get heartfelt advice for moving forward.

This program is co-sponsored by North Jersey Pride. Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, NJ.

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