Each year AF curates a list of “gifts that give back” – merchants that donate proceeds to charities that support adoption, children, or families.
Adoption Resources: News, Webinars, Book Reviews, and More
Below, you’ll find a mix of helpful adoption resources, including expert webinars, adoption book reviews, news updates, and more.
After the House Republicans’ November 2, 2017 tax reform proposal threatened to eliminate the Adoption Tax Credit, it has been reinstated by Committee. Learn about this vital credit and steps to enhance its benefits for children and families.
Take the 2016-2017 Adoption Cost & Timing Survey on the average adoption cost and timing of the domestic, foster, or international adoption process, and see results from previous years.
The Council on Accreditations (COA), which provides Hague accreditation for international adoption agencies in the U.S., may cease duties as an accrediting entity.
Read the latest about the Ethiopia adoption suspension and a recent reversal in international adoption statistics.
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption released its eleventh annual 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces list, recognizing companies that offer adoption benefits.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the September 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Adoptive Families‘ annual gift-giving directory presents a selection of heritage and adoption products from our sponsors.
The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the state of Michigan for allowing state-funded adoption agencies to turn away qualified LGBT prospective parents.
A seven-year-old adoptee from China shares her thoughts on an illustrated children's book about adoption.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the August 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the July 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Trinity B. Jones is a foster kid who's "been to enough adoption picnics to know that adoptive parents want a cute little baby to hold, not a 15-year-old with brown skin, a 34-C, and a nose ring."
In July 2017, China announced updated requirements regarding the composition of the prospective adoptive family and the timing of applications.
What ended Russia’s intercountry adoption program with the U.S. in 2013 and why is it generating political heat again?
Readers share feedback about articles published in the June 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
Readers share feedback about articles published in the May 2017 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
We asked readers, “Have you found any dolls or other toys that reflect your child’s race and/or birth culture that you would specifically recommend?” Here are the top picks.
Learn the latest on the Ethiopia suspension of intercountry adoptions.
Texas’s Senate passed a bill that would allow publicly funded foster and adoption agencies to refuse to place children in homes that don’t align with an agency’s religious beliefs.