Adoption Trafficking Awareness Symposium

Symposium Team fun Photo

“I recently attended the Adoption Trafficking Awareness Symposium organized by Jenette and Janine and I thought it was very powerful to hear the different stories, experiences, and perspectives from adoptees (transracial and domestic) as well as birth parents. I think bringing together everyone who is affected by the adoption process was eye-opening and a testament to coming together as a … Read More

CoFounders Adoption Truth & Transparency

Adoption Truth and Transparency Worldwide Information Network. AT.TWIN Co-Founded by the Vance Twins

The Vance Twins are cofounders of Adoption Truth & Transparency Worldwide Information Network (ATTWIN), a social media forum on adoption outside of groups formed and monitored by agencies and adoptive parents, which led to the compilation of a first-of-its-kind anthology (Adoptionland: From Orphans to Activists) to spotlight the voices of adult adoptees from Europe, America, Asia, and Africa. Adoption Truth … Read More

About the Vance Twins

Northwest Afternoon Show with Vance Twins and Elisa Jaffe

In 1984, when the Vance twins were 12 years old… their father survived a traumatic brain injury from a 100-foot fall while hang-gliding, which resulted in a permanent disability and impacted his fine and gross motor control skills.  He was forced to retire early from a 32-year career in aerospace and underwent months of physical, occupational, and speech therapy. During … Read More

A Journey of Connection and Empowerment: The Vance Twins at CUB 2021 Retreat

CUB Annual Retreat 2021 with the Vance Twins

Twins Find Inspiration and Solidarity at Concerned United BirthParents (CUB) Retreat In the heartwarming city of Marina del Rey, California, the Vance Twins attended the Concerned United Birth Parents (CUB) Retreat. This dynamic duo had the privilege of connecting with mothers from across the United States, all dedicated men and women, along with activists and authors advocating for the fundamental … Read More