November Is National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month, a time to raise awareness about the urgent need for adoptive families for children and youth in foster care. In fiscal year 2012, approximately 52,000 children were adopted from foster care. Funded by the Children’s Bureau, the National Adoption Month initiative is a partnership between AdoptUSKids and Child Welfare Information Gateway. The theme of this year's initiative is "Partnering for Permanency," which builds on the social media focus from the 2012 initiative and emphasizes the partnerships necessary to help waiting children and youth achieve permanency.

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