In this webinar recording, a guest speaker shares what it was like to be adopted transracially. Presenters share strategies related to race and culture for making permanency decisions.
Racial equity in targeted recruitment and support: Strategies for reaching and engaging families of color
In this webinar, presenters share strategies for targeted recruitment and support of families of color.
“There’s been a shift from screening families out to screening them in…we started looking at what families can do, and working to remove barriers that were preventing people from fostering and adopting.”
With a combination of sleuthing, advocacy, and support, 80 percent of the children served by this program are matched with permanency resources, and 90 percent are connected with lifelong support.
A graduate of the AdoptUSKids Minority Professionals Leadership Development program talks about understanding and addressing the barriers facing Black families who want to foster and adopt.