- November 2010
- Vol. 11, No. 9
- Children's Bureau Express
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This month, CBX spotlights National Adoption Month, with a special focus on the adoption of siblings from foster care. We've included an article on how one grantee was able to help older youth find adoptive families. Read about National Adoption Month resources and more.
- Honoring National Adoption Month All Year
November is National Adoption Month, but this year's campaign reminds us to celebrate adoption and adoptive families all year long. Aimed at adoption professionals, the National Adoption Month...
- And the Adoption Excellence Award Goes to . . .
Every year since 1997, the Children's Bureau has presented Adoption Excellence Awards to individuals, families, jurisdictions, and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to...
- Adoption for Older Youth
Recognizing that older youth in foster care often refuse to consider adoption because they fear losing connections with their birth family, the Children's Bureau funded nine grantees in 2005 for...
- The Diligent Recruitment Grantees
The Children's Bureau's Adoption Opportunities program provides discretionary funds to projects designed to eliminate barriers to adoption and help find permanent families for children. In October...
- Siblings on the AdoptUsKids Website
The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 includes a number of provisions to help children and youth maintain family connections, which offer them increased...
- Top Adoption-Friendly Workplaces
The Dave Thomas Foundation recently released its 2010 list of top adoption-friendly employers—that is, those that offer some of the best benefits for their employees who adopt. Benefits...