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Recognition Matters in Adoption

Recognition Matters in Adoption

In adoption, recognition matters! When we recognize the complexity of adoption and when we give recognition to those who raise awareness, encourages and informs families, provides examples of how to address issues that face adoptees and their families. When we recognize people doing outstanding work, it helps support their work, expand their influence. We are pleased to recognize @Isaac Etter as the recipient of the 2024 recipient of the “Shaping the Future Award.”

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Talking About Adoption Matters

Talking About Adoption Matters

Of course, how, with whom, and how often we are talking about adoption matters! In the last few decades, adoption gradually emerged from behind a solid wall of secrecy and a pervasive sense of shame. This is a good thing. As people grew more open to talking about adoption, the tone and content of conversations improved.

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