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Brings together growing adult adoptee community

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 5, 2006 -- The first meeting of the International Adoptee Congress (IAC), an organization made up of 75 internationally adopted persons from various ethnic and geographic backgrounds, will meet in Washington, DC on November 2-5, 2006.

The goals of this historic meeting will be to:

Demonstrate unity within the growing adoptee community;
Explore new and innovative ways to empower and give voice to pre-teen, teen, and adult adoptees and their families;

Consider ways in which adoptees can work with each other, as well as other members of the broad adoption community, in positioning adoptees as leaders in adoption;
Evaluate current resources (cultural, educational, adopted person organizations, therapeutic, mentorship, internet, film, literature, art, legislative) available to adoptees; discuss how adoptees can aid in improving and promoting the resources;
Launch a national adoptee agenda for all adoptees and adoptee organizations to participate in.

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