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Trans-racially adopted person and nationally recognized thought leader on adoption and foster care.
April is a trans-racially adopted person and nationally recognized thought leader on adoption and foster care. April is committed to improving the lives of everyone in the extended family of adoption through research, education and advocacy. April created a specialized mentoring program called Adoptment, where adults who were adopted and/or spent time in foster care serve as mentors to youth navigating foster care and adoption. To raise awareness surrounding the many layers of the adoption experience, April candidly shares her experiences at workshops, conferences, schools and via her iTunes podcast “Born in June, Raised in April.” Before she entered the non-profit world, April served as a senior level executive within the marketing and communications departments of some of today’s most recognized brands.