Adoptive and prospective parents are invited to attend this unique, interactive virtual parent workshop led by renowned spoken word artist and Haitian interracial adoptee Schai Schairer, also known as Diabolically Haitian. Participants will hear spoken word inspired in part by Schai’s experience as an international, interracial adoptee. Schai will address specific stanzas in poems, and her thought process behind them. The workshop will conclude with a Q&A session where parents are invited to ask questions for Schai.
Participants will learn:
Prior to the event, registrants will be asked to write a short poem introducing themselves and describing something unique about their family. The poem does NOT have to rhyme, and can even be written with one word or one sentence. During the workshop, attendees will be encouraged to share their poems if they choose. *Poems will NOT be shared by C.A.S.E. in the future without written consent of the author.