Check it out–there’s something for everybody, adoption newcomers and veterans alike!
Here, Julie Claiborne of the NCFA explains more about her organization and its goals:
Tell me a little bit about the NCFA.
National Council For Adoption is a non-profit organization that focuses primarily on high-level adoption advocacy, nationwide public awareness campaigns, and targeted educational resources for all those touched by adoption. Our vision is a world in which all children everywhere have the opportunity to thrive in a nurturing, permanent family.
What is the goal of the NCFA’s National Adoption Month website?
NCFA’s National Adoption Month website has a way for anyone to get involved this November—whether you are years into your adoption journey or just beginning to learn more. At AdoptionMonth.org, adoptive families, birth families, and friends of adoption have the opportunity to share their unique experiences and show how adoption has changed their lives in a positive way. For people who are just beginning to learn about adoption, November is the perfect time! AdoptionMonth.org has facts and resource links to help you learn more about the landscape of adoption and how to take the next step.
How can Adoption.com’s readers share their stories?
Adoption.com readers can share their adoption stories through text, video, or photography here. There is no wrong way to share your story! We just ask that you tell your story with honesty and respect of the greater adoption community. Please refrain from including any identifying characteristics of people who may wish to remain anonymous. Stories will be collected throughout November and will remain on the AdoptionMonth.org website for months to follow. We reserve the right to lightly edit your submission for spelling, grammar, or clarity.
How else can our readers get involved?
National Adoption Month is the perfect time to share information with your friends, family, and online community about adoption! We encourage you to spread the word! AdoptionMonth.org has 30 facts about adoption that you can simply click to share on Twitter. If you’ve read an article or news stories that you found useful, take a moment to share it! One simple act could inspire someone you know to consider adoption.
One last note:
You can watch pro golfer Bubba Watson’s personal adoption story on AdoptionMonth.org. Since Bubba and Angie adopted their son in 2012, they’ve been a huge inspiration to people who have considered adoption, like this guy: