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Membership in LAPA is open to all those interested in Latin American adoptions.

    Full Members are those people who have already adopted.
    Associate Members are those who wish to adopt from Latin America.

Membership in LAPA-New York entitles you to the following benefits:

  • Phone / FAX / E-mail support and counseling throughout the adoption process and guidance with post-adoption issues. This includes the latest information on sources, paperwork, procedures, US adoption/immigration laws, travel concerns, health issues, contacts in birth countires, etc.

  • Complimentary subscription to the newsletter Que Tal, which is published three times a year.

  • Invitations to all membership events in the metropolitan New York area, including adoption workshops, parenting workshops, picnics, outings, performances, parties and weekend getaways.

  • Participation in International Relief programs with child-caring institutions in Latin America.




Please print this page, fill out the form below and mail it along with your check to:

LAPA NEW YORK
PO Box 339
Brooklyn, New York 11234
(718) 236-8689


APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

Date:.......................................................................................

Name(s):..................................................................................................

Address:...................................................................................................

City, State, Zip:.........................................................................................

Telephone:................................................................................................

Email:.......................................................................................................

Would you like to receive email announcements and participate in our email discussion list:
Yes .... No

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE SELECTIONS BELOW:

........Full Member (those who have adopted a Latin American child) .........New

....... Associate Member (all others)                                                           .........Renewal

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Employer ............................................................................................ Position ........................................

Employer ............................................................................................ Position ........................................

Do you speak, read, or write Spanish or Portuguese? ................................................................

How did you find out about LAPA

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INFORMATION FOR HISTORIAN

Child's Name        |||        Date of Birth        |||        Birth Country        |||        Source

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Have you begun an adoption? ................. When? .......................... Source? ..............................................

Are you willing to make your name(s), address, and phone number available to LAPA members who are
using your source? (Please specify any restrictions.)

Yes........................................................................................................................................... No ................

Is there an area in which you can be of special value to LAPA?

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Would you like to volunteer in any of the following areas? Circle appropriate areas:

International Adoption | International Relief | Social Events | Newsletter | Mail | Adoption Workshops

AMOUNT ENCLOSED

Membership Only (June 1 - May 31)..................................................................................................$50

Tax deductible contribution to further LAPA's goals........................................................................$______

Tax deductible contribution to The Judy Fund................................................................................$______

TOTAL.............................................................................................................................................$______

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:

LATIN AMERICA PARENTS ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 339-340
Brooklyn, NY 11234
(718) 236-8689
http://www.LAPA.com

"LAPA is a parent support group, not an adoption agency."



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