Nishta Mehra and her wife Jill Carroll like to joke that they’re a family that “checks all the boxes.” They’re a same sex couple, there’s a 20-year age difference, and they’re a mixed race couple. Nishta’s first generation Indian-American, and Jill is white.
When Jill and Nishta started down the path to adopting a child there were suddenly even more checkboxes to consider. Their approach to family is the subject of Nishta’s book Brown, White and Black: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality and Religion.
Tune in to hear how Nishta and Jill turned their mission statement into a roadmap to parenting.