Angela Tucker is a nationally-recognized thought-leader on transracial adoption and is an advocate for adoptee rights. The Adopted Life began as a personal blog that allowed Angela to process publicly her emotions and experience as a transracial adoptee; a means by which she hoped to build a community of other adoptees growing up in closed adoptions. Angela’s work has catapulted her into her becoming a sought-after keynote speaker for adoption and child welfare-based organizations. Find Angela’s publications, here.
The Adopted Life Episodes feature 1-on-1 conversations between Angela and transracially adopted teens. They discuss race, culture and birth parent relationships. This series elevates and normalizes the adoptee voice.
Follow Angela as she searches for her birth mother, and ends up meeting her birth father, who didn't know she existed. Filmed by Angela’s husband, Bryan. This is a story about identity, the complexities of trans-racial adoption, and most importantly, closure.
Angela enjoys connecting with families through delivering keynote speeches, teaching workshops on transracial adoption and through offering virtual consultations for adoptees, adoptive parents and professionals.
Angela believes that our thoughts can change the world. She hopes that by writing her thoughts down using a public forum that she may strengthen the adoption community and lead our society to meaningful change in adoption practices and policies.
To read her blog, click here.