Welcome to the online home of MAVIN Foundation, the nation's leading organization that helps build healthier communities by raising awareness about the experiences of mixed heritage people and families.

Our projects explore the experiences of mixed heritage people, transracial adoptees, interracial relationships and multiracial families.

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Please RSVP for MAVIN's Loving Day Celebration via the Facebook invite or email us at Mary@mavinfoundation.org.

Loving Day celebrations commemorate the anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia (1967), the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage in the United States. For more informaiton about Loving Day, visit www.lovingday.org.

011/06/10- Drawing over 400 attendees, the MAVIN Co-sponsored Critical Mixed Race Studies Conference was a huge success. more>


The Mixed Heritage Center is the nation's first clearinghouse of articles, books, websites, film and organizations related to the lives of mixed heritage people and families. more>
Laura Kina shares here experienece as an artist, independent curator and scholar whose research focuses on Asian American art and critical mixed race studies. more>
Mary Lingenfelter brings her experience on issues related to transracial adoption and foster children to the MAVIN board. more>
Give and Get MAVIN Foundation Resources!
Need a special gift? Give MAVIN resources like the Multiracial Child Resource Book! more>
  new 05/08/11-Louie Gong, a Past MAVIN President, is featured in the award winning film, UNRESERVED: The Work of Louie Gong. more>