March 21st, 7:00 pm: Inter-racial Families: Racial Identity in our Society. Click here for readings. Multiracial children and transracial adoptees (children in families of a different race) have identity needs that are different from single-race children. Many psychologists believe multiracial and multiethnic children have a particularly difficult time determining racial identity in this society. Families face issues like children identifying with only one parent, not identifying with either, rejecting certain family identities, not fitting in among peers with a strong sense of identity, and difficulty navigating questions like ‘what are you?’ How can parents and the greater community involved in our multiracial families’ lives grow in their understanding and provide positive support?