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January 2021

Web Discussion: Let’s Have an Honest and Supportive Discussion about Multi-Racial Formed Families

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

How can we, as parents of foster, adoptive and kinship children of a different race, ethnicity or culture, ensure that our children feel comfortable in their own skin? Many children in adoptive, foster and kinship homes feel a profound sense of loss due to being separated from their birth families and may have a difficult time feeling fully integrated into their living situations. Children and youth may feel even more disconnected if they are of a different race, ethnicity or culture than…

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February 2021

* Stronger Together Peer Support Groups meeting

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups twice monthly October through May. Parents and caregivers will meet virtually from 7- 8 PM weekly on Tuesdays. Youth and young adults ages 14-22 may meet in person in Fairfax at FFF offices if there is enough interest and commitment by participants. Otherwise, young and youth adults will also have virtual groups. All participants should register at https://strongertogether20-21.eventbrite.com. Log in…

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* Stronger Together Peer Support Groups meeting

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups twice monthly October through May. Parents and caregivers will meet virtually from 7- 8 PM weekly on Tuesdays. Youth and young adults ages 14-22 may meet in person in Fairfax at FFF offices if there is enough interest and commitment by participants. Otherwise, young and youth adults will also have virtual groups. All participants should register at https://strongertogether20-21.eventbrite.com. Log in…

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Building LGBTQ Awareness and Acceptance: A Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Family Sensitivity Training

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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One event on March 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) children and youth are overrepresented in foster care and at increased risk of depression, suicidal ideation, and substance abuse. Furthermore, kinship and adoptive families may be raising LGBTQ children. Children raised in families formed through foster care, kinship and adoption are especially vulnerable because they have experienced loss and trauma due to separation from birth families. Caregivers who are inadvertently insensitive to the needs of LGBTQ children and youth can unknowingly increase the…

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March 2021

Building LGBTQ Awareness and Acceptance: A Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Family Sensitivity Training

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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One event on March 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) children and youth are overrepresented in foster care and at increased risk of depression, suicidal ideation, and substance abuse. Furthermore, kinship and adoptive families may be raising LGBTQ children. Children raised in families formed through foster care, kinship and adoption are especially vulnerable because they have experienced loss and trauma due to separation from birth families. Caregivers who are inadvertently insensitive to the needs of LGBTQ children and youth can unknowingly increase the…

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* Stronger Together Peer Support Groups meeting

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups twice monthly October through May. Parents and caregivers will meet virtually from 7- 8 PM weekly on Tuesdays. Youth and young adults ages 14-22 may meet in person in Fairfax at FFF offices if there is enough interest and commitment by participants. Otherwise, young and youth adults will also have virtual groups. All participants should register at https://strongertogether20-21.eventbrite.com. Log in…

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* Stronger Together Peer Support Groups meeting

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups twice monthly October through May. Parents and caregivers will meet virtually from 7- 8 PM weekly on Tuesdays. Youth and young adults ages 14-22 may meet in person in Fairfax at FFF offices if there is enough interest and commitment by participants. Otherwise, young and youth adults will also have virtual groups. All participants should register at https://strongertogether20-21.eventbrite.com. Log in…

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April 2021

* Stronger Together Peer Support Groups meeting

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups twice monthly October through May. Parents and caregivers will meet virtually from 7- 8 PM weekly on Tuesdays. Youth and young adults ages 14-22 may meet in person in Fairfax at FFF offices if there is enough interest and commitment by participants. Otherwise, young and youth adults will also have virtual groups. All participants should register at https://strongertogether20-21.eventbrite.com. Log in…

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* Stronger Together Peer Support Groups meeting

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups twice monthly October through May. Parents and caregivers will meet virtually from 7- 8 PM weekly on Tuesdays. Youth and young adults ages 14-22 may meet in person in Fairfax at FFF offices if there is enough interest and commitment by participants. Otherwise, young and youth adults will also have virtual groups. All participants should register at https://strongertogether20-21.eventbrite.com. Log in…

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May 2021

* Stronger Together Peer Support Groups meeting

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups twice monthly October through May. Parents and caregivers will meet virtually from 7- 8 PM weekly on Tuesdays. Youth and young adults ages 14-22 may meet in person in Fairfax at FFF offices if there is enough interest and commitment by participants. Otherwise, young and youth adults will also have virtual groups. All participants should register at https://strongertogether20-21.eventbrite.com. Log in…

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* Stronger Together Peer Support Groups meeting

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups twice monthly October through May. Parents and caregivers will meet virtually from 7- 8 PM weekly on Tuesdays. Youth and young adults ages 14-22 may meet in person in Fairfax at FFF offices if there is enough interest and commitment by participants. Otherwise, young and youth adults will also have virtual groups. All participants should register at https://strongertogether20-21.eventbrite.com. Log in…

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