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Equality Position Statement
The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), Donaldson Adoption Institute (DAI), North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), Voice for Adoption (VFA), National Center for Adoption and Permanency (NCAP), Foster Club, and...
Schylar Baber, age 6.
April 4, 2017 VFA Director Schylar Baber presented on the Power of Resilience in CO and was interviewed by CBS News for their Wednesday's Child Segment. Hear what was said about adoption! Read full article and watch the video. 
A vote is scheduled for Thursday, March 23, 2017 in the House of Representatives on the American Health Care Act of 2017. VFA strongly opposes this legislation, especially as it concerns medicaid funding - a vital resource for...
Voice for Adoption
Voice for Adoption focuses our advocacy on achieving better outcomes for the 112,000 children in US foster care who are waiting to be adopted and the families who adopt children and youth from foster care. We believe that every...
    LGBTQ adoptions in jeopardy A “religious belief” law in South Dakota could allow agencies to prevent LGBTQ adoptions By Carter Sherman on Mar 14, 2017 There are already too few homes for foster children in South Dakota, and...
Read Full Article By Schylar Baber, VFA Executive Director At the age of six, I entered the Montana foster care system with my half-brother, after being removed from my physically and sexually abusive biological family. Thrust...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 VFA Submits Written Testimony to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Download full PDF version Adoption & Kinship...
Voice for Adoption Blog
Angelica Cox, Policy Intern  When I left for college at the age of 18, I swore that I would never look back on my experiences in foster care. I was tired of feeling different from my peers after being stereotyped throughout my...
Angelica Cox, Policy Intern  The Fostering Adoption to Further Student Achievement Act Changed my Life Throughout my childhood, school was always my escape because I knew that I could improve my life chances through academic...
Angelica Cox, Policy Intern  Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) The U.S. Department of Education (ED) recently published proposed regulations to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), including proposals related to...

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