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Indiana Department of Child Services and All Pro Dad is partnering for a foster parent recruitment campaign. They hope to encourage families to foster or adopt by using a diversified strategy of both tradition and social media to help bring together families for children in need.

Michigan nonprofit agency, The West Michigan Partnership For Children is focused on improving the foster care system but launching a new coalition called Foster Kent Kids consisting of five partner agencies. This coalition aims to recruit, support and educate potential and current foster parents in Kent County.

Nevada Washoe County Department of Social Services has developed a program called Achievements Unlocked program that is increasing the amount of students in foster care getting back on track to graduate. The Washoe County Department of Social Services created the program to ensure that students in foster care were able to get one-on-one tutoring by teaming up with a local tutoring company called Boosted Learning.

CALL FOR ACTION from Voice for Adoption - The latest Voice for Adoption advocacy updates can be found here.

Aderholt Amendment update from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation can be found here.