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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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A Reflection on CCAI’s Recent Trip to Haiti

CCAI’s Director of Programs, Allison Cappa Coble, reflects on her August 2014 visit to Haiti as part of CCAI’s 20/20 Vision Program: The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s (CCAI) most recent 20/20 Vision Program Delegation trip to Haiti was an … Continue reading

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Senator Grassley’s Speech on the Senate Floor Highlights CCAI Foster Youth Intern

Last night, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) gave a floor speech highlighting Amnoni Myers, a member of CCAI’s 2014 Foster Youth Intern Class, and her experience in the United States foster care system. In the blog below, Amnoni tells her story—the … Continue reading

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CCAI Releases 2013 Annual Report

The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is proud to announce the release of our 2013 Annual Report. As we reflect on 2013, we are proud to highlight CCAI’s involvement in raising awareness of the millions of children in our nation and around … Continue reading

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Wanted (and Needed): Home Sweet Home, At Any Age

As CCAI continues to celebrate National Foster Care Month and highlight the stories of older youth in foster care awaiting adoptive families, we are honored to share the story of one adoption professional who also bears the title of adoptive … Continue reading

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Making Unadoptable Unacceptable

CCAI is founded upon the ideal that every child in the world both needs and deserves a safe, loving and permanent family. And we exist to identify the legal and policy barriers that prevent children from realizing this basic right. … Continue reading

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