Please join us for the annual CUB Retreat

Redondo Beach, California: All Are Welcome!

Do you still need a hotel room for the retreat? CUB has reserved some rooms

at the $169/night.

Please contact Mandy Krahenbuhl

at 608-346-8357 or to reserve your room!

October 25 -27, 2019 at the Portofino Hotel & Marina 

THIS IS US Co-Executive Producer K.J. SteinbergAward-winning Actor, Writer and Producer talks about her blockbuster TV show about a family dealing with adoption issues

Therapists PanelDisenfranchised Grief: What it Is, Where it Comes from, How to Heal it.Presentation by Tracy Carlis, PhD; Lesli Johnson, MFT; and Nancy Verrier, MFT.

Writers Panel Three authors on writing about adoption - Linda Franklin, Birthmother, Ill Always Carry You; Fran Levin, Birthmother, The Story of Molly and Me; and Jeanette Yoffe, an Adoptee, on Letters from My Birthmother: A Work in Progress. 

Reunion Panel:Reunion Navigation: Facing the Unknown and the Unexpectedwith Terri Lane & daughter Cindy; Arlene Donovan & daughter Cathy Koley; Sarah Burns & son Dave Bo Campbell.

Special Film Presentation Filmmaker Glenn Morey presents his award-winning and acclaimed short documentary, Side by Side: Out of a South Korean Orphanage and Into the World. 

Special Musical Presentation Cami aka singer/songwriter Jenni Alpert and her birth father Don Logsdon: reunited biological duo will perform together.

On Friday we will be hosting dinner, a continental breakfast and deli lunch on Saturday, and a hot breakfast buffet on Sunday with registration; Support Groups; Morning Yoga; Hospitality Suite (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night; and Entertainment. 

In your free time, relax by the pool or in the lovely common areas, or explore beautiful Redondo Beach.  Refresh your mind and soul by sharing with others who truly get you. Scholarships are available - see the scholarship tab under retreats.

Retreat Registration:

General hotel information:

Below is an article all adoptees might appreciate on the importance of Support Groups. We offer groups for adoptees & birthparents. Come join a support group at the CUB retreat this year. Come join us on October 25-27th at the

Portofino Resort in Redondo Beach, CA.


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