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Country-Specific Culture Pages: As parents of transracially and transculturally adopted children, we strive to instill in them a sense of cultural identity and pride. To help you begin the process at home, we’ve rounded up the best resources for multicultural families. On the pages below, you’ll find articles from our archives, books for parents and kids, recipes and craft ideas, and more.

Considering Foster Adoption? In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, we’ve launched this page with heartwarming stories and helpful resources for families considering adopting a child from foster care. Read “A Safe Haven,” one foster mom’s story, in the issue, then explore to learn more about foster care and fost/adoption, read articles from AF’s archives, find other organizations and online resources, and more!

AF Bookstore: Whether you’re looking for a how-to guide, a memoir, or a great book for your multiracial kids, you’ll find it at the Adoptive Families bookstore.

Parent-to-Parent FAQ: Share your adoption experiences and advice with other moms and dads.

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Thereís a lot of positive—and negative—focus on adoption in the media and business worlds. Offer your kudos to those who get it and educate those who donít.

Adoption Professional Central: Want to list an event or let others know about your support group? Hereís the place to do it. Sign up now.

Media Page: Read our reviews before you go to the movies, and post your own opinions and reviews, too.

Parent Support: Find a local adoptive-parents support group.

Agency and Program Listings: A database of more than 500 programs throughout the U.S., with detailed information on adoption requirements, costs, and timing.

Calendar of Events: Adoption-related celebrations, conferences, seminars, playgroups, and support groups in your neck of the woods.

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