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  • Department of State 2014 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoptions

    Today, the Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs released their FY 2014 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoptions. You can access the PDF directly here: http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/aa/pdfs/fy2014_annual_report.pdf.

  • We Need Your Stories

    Every year, the Adoption Tax Credit helps many families with the expenses that often come with adoption. A family recently shared their story with us: "My wife and I adopted our first child, a girl, from Ethiopia in 2011.  She has a chronic medical...

  • Adoption Coalition Co-Chairs Named for the 114th Congress

    The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute sent out the following press release: CCAI PRESS RELEASE – MARCH 24, 2015 SENATORS BLUNT (R-MO) AND KLOBUCHAR (D-MN) AND REPRESENTATIVE TRENT FRANKS (R-AZ 08) NAMED AS ADOPTION COALITION CO-CHAI...

  • Putting Families First Conference Schedule Announced

    Joint Council is so excited to be partnering with the National Counsel For Adoption to present Putting Families First: Family Strengthening to Adoption Conference.  The schedule for this event is now available. This conference is bringing together ...

  • A Decade of Leadership

    Last week, The Board of Directors of the Joint Council (JCICS) announced that Tom DiFilipo will be stepping down as Executive Director after close to a decade of leadership. We are grateful for Tom’s tireless efforts as a passionate and outspoken adv...

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