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Adoptee Remembrance Day Vigil for Adoptees Without Citizenship
October 30, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Friday, October 30 | 8-9 pm EDT/ 5-6 pm PDT / 6-7 pm MDT / 7-8 pm CDT
Facebook – RSVP to this Facebook event or head to our Facebook page and hit “Live” at 8 pm EST!
Anissa Druesedow ∙ Ben Coz ∙ Chaelee Dalton ∙ Julayne Lee ∙ Mila Konomos ∙ Rachel Koelzer ∙ Tiana Nobile
is an activist, mother, and American adoptee without citizenship. Adopted from Panama by an American military family, Anissa was deported several years ago when her daughter, Vanessa, was only 12 years old. She is fighting for the Adoptee Citizenship Act from Panama, and shares her story in order to educate others about the issues faced by adoptees without citizenship. Anissa co-leads the Adoptees for Justice Impacted Adoptee Committee and is a member of the A4J Board of Directors.
Read our explainer on why we need the Adoptee Citizenship Act and visit adopteesforjustice.org for ways to take action!