National Foster Care Month: 5 ways to make a lasting impact

Posted on May 4, 2020

As the world longs for social connection and leans on their families for support during the COVID-19 pandemic, children in foster care are particularly vulnerable. Here are five ways you can get involved during National Foster Care Awareness Month to ensure every child has a safe, loving home. 1. Co

A call for practical changes to protect children in foster care

Posted on April 23, 2020

The following letter to the editor ran in the Washington Post, April 22, in response to the article, “A celebration saved.” (April 11, 2020). The novel coronavirus crisis has created an uncertain environment for children waiting to be adopted and the families eager to adopt. The story of E

A Message from Rita Soronen About the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted on March 19, 2020

Dear Friends, The last few weeks have been incredibly uncertain, as the world navigates the most serious global health crisis we have faced in our lifetime, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Schools are closed, non-essential workers are staying home and social distancing has become essential. We