Be a Voice: Advocacy in 2014
NCFA launches its Adoption Advocate every year with a renewed summary of our policy priorities. As we kick off 2014, we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight some of our key initiatives to our blog community. Use your voice to contact your elected officials and let them know what adoption legislation matters to you.Continue Reading
Family Matters! It's not just better, it's scientifically necessary!
Increasingly, research is proving and clarifying what we all know instinctively: the importance of a loving, responsive adult in the life of a child. Children who aren’t offered emotional, physical, and mental support are hindered in reaching developmental milestones.Continue Reading
A Good, Solid Grounding: How Stable Families Help Prevent Human Trafficking
We’re grateful that many dedicated professionals—representatives, judges, lawyers, social workers, agencies, advocates, and others—work tirelessly to reduce the correlation between foster care and human trafficking. Every effort should be made to keep children safe while in foster care, this is essential.Continue Reading
Everyone Can Do Something with Foster the City
Foster the City, co-hosted by National Council For Adoption and DC127, helped raise awareness of children in foster care and provide resources for all to take action. In our nation’s capital, there are more than 1,300 children in the foster care system, and because of this, NCFA and DC127 are determined to reverse the wait list so there are more families waiting for children than there are children waiting for families.Continue Reading
Celebrate National Adoption Month!
November is National Adoption Month, and organizations all over the U.S. have packed it full with festivities! We want you to smile, laugh, learn, join in community, and collectively celebrate family by checking out some of these events.Continue Reading
National Adoption Month is Almost Here!
NCFA joins organizations across the country in celebrating National Adoption Month. We will be hosting an online auction with dozens of great items to benefit our programs. Find great deals on holiday gifts!Continue Reading