Keeping it ‘REAL’ in Adoption and Foster Care

The month of May is an opportunity to raise awareness, provide education and engage in advocacy work surrounding foster care and foster care adoption. It is imperative that we join together as allies in generating solutions that create pathways for children and families to be healthy and strong.

Olympian Simone Biles Reminds Us: We Do Need to Get ‘Real’ About Adoption

Meaningful change will only occur when we can organize and align ourselves with one another to educate society in a healthy and realistic way about adoption.

New Ways of Uniting Families

During National Foster Care Month, our awareness is heightened about the needs of children who live with foster families as well as those who are waiting in foster care to be adopted. This year’s theme, “Honoring,…

DAI’s Let’s Adopt Reform National Tour Panelists Share Their Adoption Experiences

Since last November, The Donaldson Adoption Institute (DAI) has traveled around the U.S. to educate and raise awareness about vital issues that impact the adoption and foster care adoption experiences. Through these critical conversations at our…

National Adoption Month: What We ARE Grateful For

Almost twenty years ago, November was designated as National Adoption Month (NAM). Its core purpose was to focus on the needs of children in foster care who were awaiting the permanency of adoption. With over 100,000…

In Good Conscience

As April draws to a close, the weather is warming and all around us nature is flourishing from the early spring rains. May is a month dedicated to raising awareness about children in foster care and…