Saturday, March 28, 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
After a Brooklyn judge recently dismissed a non-biological parent's request to adopt her wife's biological child, we take a look at the changing legal landscape of adoption now that same-sex marriage is recognized in the state of New York.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Friday, August 30, 2013
Mary Williams talks about being born into the Black Panther movement, being raised amid violence and near-poverty, and being adopted as a teenager by Jane Fonda. Her memoir The Lost Daughter is a chronicle of her transformed life, her time working with the Lost Boys of Sudan, and reconnecting with her biological family in Oakland.
Monday, August 05, 2013
Susan Grundberg, executive director of You Gotta Believe, talks about her organization's work to help young adults who are phasing out of the foster care system. Joining her is Yolanda Perry, who will be talking about her experience as someone who was adopted through You Gotta Believe. The agency helps facilitate adoptions between teens/young adults and families who help guide them into adulthood.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
This is the story of a three-year-old girl and the highest court in the land. The Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl is a legal battle that has entangled a biological father, a heart-broken couple, and the tragic history of Native American children taken from their families.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
"Adoption is often described as a “win-win” solution—for a child in need of a home and for adoptive parents longing for a son or a daughter to raise. However, in the fuller equation adoption is too often a zero-sum game, in which the happiness of one family comes at the expense of another." Excerpt from Kathryn Joyce's new book.