Friday, August 9, 2013

Nominate an Angel in Adoption™ TODAY!

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Deadline to Submit Nominations is August 15th!

Online Nomination Form

What is Angels in Adoption™ ?

The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute's (CCAI) Angels in Adoption program provides a way for Members of Congress and CCAI to honor an individual, couple or organization from their state or district that has made a difference in the lives of children in need of a family to call their own. Past honorees include foster parents, adoptive parents, social workers, adoption advocates, or foster care organizations.

Since 1999, almost 2000 individuals, families and organizations through CCAI’s Angels in Adoption™.

Every fall, these Angels come from all over the country to visit the nation’s capital and their Member of Congress, learn about their advocacy capabilities, and share their experiences with adoption. The program culminates with a gala on October 9th at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC where CCAI honors those who have raised awareness about foster care and adoption on a national or global level. 

Angels in Adoption™ Online Nomination Form

Who should I nominate?

Do you know someone who has improved the life of a child through foster care and/or adoption? Are they dedicated to improving the lives of children? Nominate them as an Angel in Adoption™!

Through CCAI's Angels in Adoption™ program, Members of Congress and CCAI select an individual, couple, or organization who has made an extraordinary contribution on behalf of children in need of homes. In order to maintain the quality of this program, we need your knowledge of outstanding people or organizations. Without your nominations, this program would not be possible!  In the past these entities have included, but are not limited to:

          -juvenile court judges                       -nonprofit organizations

          -family court judges                         -members of the media

          -social workers                                -business people

          -adoption advocates                         -former foster youth

          -foster or adoptive parents               -adoptees

          -advocacy groups                             -attorneys

How do I nominate an individual, couple or organization?

To suggest someone be honored as an "Angel", you can complete the online nomination form.

All nominations must be received by August 15th!

The more nominations that we receive, the more Angels celebrated this year!



Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)

311 Massachusetts Avenue NE | Washington, DC | 20002 | (p) 202-544-8500 | (f) 202-544-8501 |

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