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Featured Child

Kayla, 16, is a friendly and engaging girl who thrives on individual attention. She is skilled at sports — especially basketball and baseball — and is interested in art and music. Her dream is to become a nurse.

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Featured Siblings

Sisters Zadalynn, 13, and Zhaquandria, 11, are social girls who enjoy spending time with friends. Brother Zack, 12, is a respectful young man who takes pride in his school performance and enjoys sports.

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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 6 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 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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