Thursday, October 25, 2012
A new blog post at the Huffington Post, written by Adam Pertman and Georgia Deoudes, highlights the importance of the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980. The Act, which requires states to provide subsidies to parents who are forming families through adoption, help a large percentage of low-income households. Nationally, 46% of families adopting from care “are at or below 200% of the poverty level.”
Read more here.