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Posted 10/1/2014

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Foster care adoption gets an animated endorsement

Beginning summer 2014, new public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring quirky, mischievous creatures from the new film The Boxtrolls have been featured nationally.

Posted 9/19/2014

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Adoption incentives bill clears Senate

A child welfare bill to reauthorize adoption incentives, require tracking of failed adoptions and limit long-term foster care is headed to the President's desk for signature. The Senate passed The Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (H.R. 4980) in its last session before the November elections.

Posted 9/18/2014

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Florida turns to science to help foster care

The News Service of Florida reports that state officials are developing a more scientific approach to caring for traumatized children in state care, one based on understanding the deep and complex bond that children form with their caregivers.

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 8/19/2014

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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.

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