open adoption

Transracial, Open Adoption | Jonathan + Callie Rich

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In this episode, we see a beautiful in-depth look at adoption, business, and influence. Meet Jonathan and Callie Rich, husband and wife and parents to six beautiful kids. They run J.Rich Atlanta, which is a team of Realtors & Innovators devoted to inventive branding strategies, a matchless knowledge of the local market, and an unconditional commitment to the care of our clients. Jonathan and Callie talk about the importance of living and working in the community you are investing in.

Beyond business and real estate, the Rich's share about their experience of adoption. They talk about many of the fears people have about open adoption and share about the challenges of trans-racial adoption. What's required when you adopt children of a different race? What's the benefit of having an open adoption.


Welcome to the Love or Work Podcast, hosted by Andre Shinabarger (Physician Assistant, Grady Hospital) and Jeff Shinabarger (Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Plywood People). They are asking the question: Is it possible to change the world, stay in love and raise a healthy family? 100 interviews where Jeff and Andre learn from other working families in the journey of marriage, purpose and parenting.


Love or Work is a project of Plywood People.
Plywood is a non-profit in Atlanta leading a community of start-ups doing good.