Date: Saturday 21st SeptemberTime: 11am – 5pm;
Followed by group meal at Bills restaurant Venue: Kings College London Students Union, Bush House, The StrandAgenda:
Julia Bell will talk about using DNA to find birth relatives; Laura Tan and Claire Martin will describe their experiences of finding birth family. We will also share/map the resources we have, and discuss a potential network project.
Cost: £5 per person (children free); everyone covers their own costs at the group meal
If you have already confirmed your attendance, there is NO need to reconfirm.If you wish to attend the meeting and the meal, please let us know asap
Polite note to anyone attending for the first time: Our primary focus at the meetings is to provide a safe space for adoptees to come together, share experiences and information, support each other in roots searching, and generally socialise with others with a shared start to life. You are may bring spouses/partners, children, siblings, friends. Adoptive parents are strictly barred from attending. Journalists, film makers, researchers and other professionals are not permitted to attend our meetings except as invited guest speakers; however they can join us for the group meal by invitation of any adoptee member. The Network does not purport to be a voice for Hong Kong born adoptees. Anyone who approaches the media or other organisations for support acts entirely in their own capacity.
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Thank you for your attention, and we look forward to hearing from you and hopefully seeing you in Sepember.
Kate Gordon & Sue Jardine pp Debbie Cook