Published on:

7th Mar 2023

110. Jessica Luciere: "Mentoring Adoptees and My Evolving Story"

Jessica M. Luciere is a transracial adoptee born in Bogota, Colombia who grew up on Long Island, New York. She is an Adoptee Advocate, working to create supportive spaces for adoptees and their families around the world. Currently the Manager of Community Engagements at Spence-Chapin, Jessica is also the facilitator of the Mentorship Programs, which have been in existence since 2005. Jessica is the former President of All Together Now, Inc based in Brooklyn NY, and has also worked with Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York (AFFCNY). Jessica‚Äôs passion for working with adoptees has always been the driving force behind her work, and is the reason she continues to create spaces for adoptee stories and voices to be heard by all.

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Once Upon A Time...In Adopteeland
Adoptees share their perspective about adoption.
Through an audio drama, episodes of thought-provoking conversations and bonus recordings, the listening audience can learn some of the issues that the adoption community face from the perspective of the adoptee.
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Jennifer Dyan Ghoston

Hi, I'm Jennifer who is an adoptee in reunion with both sides of my birth family. I have been formally connected with the adoption community for over a decade and am always interested in hearing the personal stories of adoptees from all over the globe. We all have a "Once upon a time". If you wish to share your story please go to www.jenniferdyanghoston.com