CCAI’s MissionThe Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) educates and advocates to raise awareness of the needs of children without families. By convening policymakers, issue experts and individuals with direct foster care or adoption experience, CCAI works to ensure that every child knows the love and support of a family.
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Monthly Archives: April 2010
May is Foster Care Month! And yesterday, President Obama issued a National Foster Care Month Proclamation. This is the first time in almost two decades that the White House has issued a foster care month proclamation! “President Obama thought it … Continue reading
Just recently CCAI released our inaugural ‘CCAI In Focus’ report on the Adoption Tax Credit. While everyone was hastily working to click “submit” on the IRS website before 11:59pm on April 15th, we thought it would be a great idea … Continue reading
A recent Youtube video, ‘Single Ladies Devastation‘, features singer/songwriter/pastor Carlos Whittaker and his family singing along to Beyonce’s hit single. The video has gone viral because of their son’s unique reaction to the song. This Atlanta-based family adopted Losiah three … Continue reading
13,231. That is the number of Russian children who have found permanent, loving homes in America over the last five years. One. That is the number of adoptive parents who made the irresponsible, dare I say reprehensible, decision to return … Continue reading
With the recent buzz surrounding Artyom Savelyev, the 7-year-old boy who was sent back to Russia alone on a plane by his adoptive family in the USA, and the Russian government’s subsequent threats to freeze adoptions from the country, international … Continue reading
Yesterday, Jessica Alba appeared on ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The family featured, the Beach family, had adopted 8 children in addition to 4 biological children! Father Larry Beach said, “No matter if you’re in a travel trailer or a … Continue reading