Restoring Access to Original Birth Certificates for All Adoptees in Connecticut
A Conversation With Advocates and Film Screenings
Old Judiciary Room, State Capitol Building, 3rd Floor
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Introductions and Welcome
Karen Caffrey, President, Access Connecticut Now, Inc.
Desiree Stephens, Member, Board of Directors, Access Connecticut Now, Inc.
Sen. Steve Cassano (D-Manchester)
Sen. George S. Logan (R-Ansonia)
Rep. Fred Camillo (R-Greenwich)
Rep. Tom Delnicki (R-South Windsor)
Rep. Cristin McCarthy Vahey (D-Fairfield)
Rep. Mary Mushinsky (D-Wallingford)
Rep. Michael Winkler (D-Vernon)
Meet and greet legislators, officials, adoptees, birth mothers, adoptive parents and others who will discuss why the legislature should approve House Bill 5408, which would restore access to original birth certificates for all adoptees in Connecticut.
View short films by Jean Strauss Silver Tandem Productions, featuring the personal and powerful stories of adoptees, birth mothers and families that reflect the actual feelings and sentiments of those who have experienced adoption.
Four Birth Mothers For Mothers
Diane Hook, A Connecticut Birth Mother Speaks
Enjoy cookies, coffee and more…