Fostering Communities Conference

Fostering Communities Conference

Fostering Communities Conference 2022

September 16-17, 2022


The Old Rock School
400 Main St. W.
Valdese, NC 28690

Cost: $20 per person

Early Bird Special: $10 per person, if registered by August 1, 2022

Scholarships are available. Contact Holly Kessler at for scholarship information.


Friday Evening: Table fair, dinner, Life in Limbo Interactive Experience

Saturday: Keynote address, breakout sessions, lunch, networking opportunities

More info to follow soon!

Keynote Speaker – Peter Mutabazi

Peter Mutabazi is a foster and adoptive single dad, who is passionate about making sure every kid is known. Sharing his own foster care and adoption journey with his popular Instragram account (@fosterdadflipper) and a new book due to be released on August 30, Peter’s story and experience will inspire and encourage everyone interested in child welfare today.

Additional Presenters

Jaymi Lynn

Jaymi Lynn is a former foster youth, social worker, and foster and adoptive mom. Through her Instagram account (@familyandcoffee), Jaymi shares her family’s story and encourages families in the foster and adoption journey.

More info coming soon!

For more information, please contact:
Angela Bollo, Fostering Communities Officer
(828) 783-1190

Special thanks to our event Sponsors:

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