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Featured Child

Michael, 10, is a determined boy with a tender heart and contagious smile. He enjoys being with other children – and they adore him as well. Michael likes to be active. He is happiest when playing in the water!

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Featured Siblings

Passion, 16, Alante, 11, Bryson, 10, and Keosha, 8, share a love of music and dance. Their individual interests include science, bicycle riding and playing with Lego toys.

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Family Story

Love and a sense of mission have compelled Jorge and Lisa Alvarez to open their home – and their hearts – to more than 100 foster children, many with significant medical needs.

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Posted 2 days ago 8/27/2014

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Help AdoptUSKids help you! Tell us your opinions about our online resources and tools by taking this 15 to 20-minute survey. All information gathered is anonymous and will help us identify what’s working and where we can improve to better serve you.

Posted 7 days ago 8/22/2014

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White sherriff talks race, police, with his black son

How do you have 'the talk' with your black child if you're not black yourself? Two white adoptive parents share their experience on PRI’s The Takeway.

Posted 8/21/2014

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VFA adoption awards nominations due September 19

Voice for Adoption awards honor states, organizations and individuals for providing critical post-adoptive support or for overcoming geographic boundaries in placing children. Nominate a state, organization, or individual and see a list of past honorees at their website.

Posted 8/19/2014

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Foster siblings reunite at summer camp

Each summer, hundreds of siblings who have been separated while in foster care spend a precious week together at camps run by Camp to Belong in nine states. KOMO News interviewed children at the Washington state camp.

Posted 8/14/2014

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Child welfare ideas from the experts

Policy recommendations crafted by foster care alumni participating in the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute's summer internship program are spotlighted in a series of articles in The Chronicle of Social Change.

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