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The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness about the millions of children around the world in need of permanent, safe, and loving homes and to eliminating the barriers that hinder these children from realizing their basic right of a family.

Read Amnoni’s Inspiring Story…and Many More in CCAI’s 2014 Annual Report!

As Featured in CCAI’s 2014 Annual Report. Q & A with Amnoni Myers, 2014 Foster Youth Intern Click Here to read CCAI’s 2014 Annual Report! Describe your time in foster  care. I became a ward of the state the day I … Continue reading

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Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute Names New Director of Policy

PRESS RELEASE – APRIL 1, 2015 For more information contact Allison Coble at allison@ccainstitute.org or 202-544-8500 CONGRESSIONAL COALITION ON ADOPTION INSTITUTE NAMES CHRISTEN GLICKMAN AS NEW DIRECTOR OF POLICY TO LEAD ORGANIZATION’S DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL POLICY EFFORTS  WASHINGTON, DC, April 1, 2015 … Continue reading

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Congressional Coalition on Adoption Names New Co-Chairs for the 114th Congress

PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 24, 2015 For more information contact Allison Coble at allison@ccainstitute.org or 202-544-8500 SENATORS BLUNT (R-MO) AND KLOBUCHAR (D-MN) AND REPRESENTATIVE TRENT FRANKS (R-AZ 08)  NAMED AS ADOPTION COALITION CO-CHAIRS FOR THE 114TH CONGRESS  WASHINGTON, DC, March … Continue reading

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Congressional Coalition On Adoption Institute Names New Executive Director

MEDIA ADVISORY – DECEMBER 4, 2014  For more information contact Allison Coble at allison@ccainstitute.org or 202-544-8500 CONGRESSIONAL COALITION ON ADOPTION INSTITUTE NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  Becky Weichhand will lead the organization effective immediately WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 4, 2014 – The … Continue reading

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EIGHT siblings adopted into ONE loving family

A National Adoption Day Story By: Melissa Groves This National Adoption Month is a celebration of sibling adoptions. We are excited to share with you the sweet story of one of our Angels in Adoption – the Groves Family – … Continue reading

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Inside Look at Angels In Adoption (Photo Essay)

CCAI’s Angels in Adoption™ Program consists of three days of event in Washington, D.C. where those who have made a difference in the lives of children through adoption or foster care are celebrated by Members of Congress. Here are some of … Continue reading

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From Foster Care to Capitol Hill

2014 Foster Youth Intern, Amnoni Myers, so graciously shared her story of survival at the recent Angels in Adoption gala. Watch her video and read her speech below! Good evening everyone. It’s an honor to be here with all of … Continue reading

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