Voice for Adoption
What Biden Can Do in First 100 Days for Foster and Adoptive Youth
Every child and youth who enters the U.S. foster care system should leave with a safe and permanent family to a place they call home. Our priority must always be to prevent foster care in the first place and then support their return home quickly and safely.
Child Welfare Leaders Sign on to Letter Urging States to Ban Conversion Therapy
A group of child welfare workers, educators and medical professionals are calling on states to enact legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from being subject to conversion therapy, a highly controversial practice intended to forcibly “change” a person’s sexual orientation.
Invest in Foster Children Today for a Better Tomorrow
According to federal data, there are more than 427,000 children in U.S. foster care and nearly 112,000 waiting to be adopted. Those of us committed to ensuring safety and security for these children are anxiously waiting to see what President-elect Donald Trump has to say about child welfare.
Adoption Advocates Urge Congress to “Put Families First”
Many of us have spent years aggressively advocating for families and for children and youth in foster care who cannot return home. This year, we have an opportunity on Capitol Hill to ensure that even more children achieve the ultimate goal of having a permanent, loving family who can meet their needs.