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The Consortium Focused on Belonging in February

Feb 01, 2022
Last month, we focsued on belonging with the Consortium! “Once we have detached from our expectations of how another person “should” behave and we encounter them as they really are, the acceptance we…

Happy New Year the Consortium

Jan 03, 2022
This month, we focus on safety with the Consortium! "If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete." -Buddha   In the January Newsletter we discuss: Winter and Spring Training…

Mindfulness During the Holidays- with the Consortium

Dec 22, 2021
This month, we focus on mindfulness during the holidays with the Consortium! "Like all great mysteries, we are all mysteriously called to love no matter the conditions of our lives, the degree of our…

We Celebrated National Adoption Month with the Consortium

Nov 30, 2021
Last month, we celebrated National Adoption Month with the Consortium! “I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard.” Malala Yousafzai In the November Newsletter…

Focusing on Identity- with the Consortium

Oct 27, 2021
Focusing on Identity with the Consortium! “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” Ralph Ellison In the October Newsletter you will find: Call to action: Would you like to share a video about what…

Supporting our Families Through Change with the Consortium

Sep 27, 2021
Supporting our Families through Change with the Consortium! "Courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over it."- Nelson Mandela In the September Newsletter you will find: Survey: Help…

Start the School Year Off Right with the Consortium

Aug 18, 2021
Start the school year off right with the Vermont Adoption and Guardianship Consortium! "Life is a succession of lessons that must be lived to be understood."- Ralph Waldo Emerson In the August Newsletter…

Prepare for School with Adoption & Guardianship Consortium

Jul 30, 2021
Prepare for school with the Vermont Adoption and Guardianship Consortium! "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less." -…

Adoptive and Guardianship Families Welcoming in Summer

Jun 17, 2021
The Consortium is Celebrating Reunification Month! "It's not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change." - Miles Davis In the June Newsletter…

Adoptive Families Building Resilience Inside and Out

May 21, 2021
The Consortium is celebrating National Foster Care Month - May! Spring is here, summer is around the corner, and Vermont is bursting with chances for adoptive families to build their resilience through…
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