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Training Program Addresses Racial Equity Issues in the Adoption Process

November is National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month, a time to celebrate families who have been formed through adoption, including foster care, and encourage others to consider providing a home to a child.

The National Adoption Association (NAA), which focuses on adoptions from the foster care system, is hoping its Racial Equity in Adoption Program will provide more tailored guidance to its members so the adoption process can go more smoothly for families.

Currently, there are 117,000 U.S. children eligible for adoption in that system, and they are predominantly racial minorities. Last year, after the protests surrounding George Floyd’s death, NAA CEO Kamilah Bunn said many of those children expressed the need for more assistance.

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