National Adoption Day!
Thursday November, 21, 12:30 pm at Pulaski County Juvenile Justice Complex
Join us at the Pulaski County Juvenile Justice Complex for a press conference, adoption finalizations, a reception and a balloon release! Come help us celebrate adoption in Arkansas!
Project Zero's Heart Gallery Gala
Saturday November, 2, 5:00 pm at Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, Arkansas
You are cordially invited to join Project Zero as we highlight and celebrate the adoptions that have happened in our state this year! It will be an exciting evening as we premiere the new Arkansas Heart Gallery! This is a great venue to celebrate adoption, meet DCFS staff, and fellowship with others who are passionate about adoption. There is no cost for this event-hor dourves will be served!
National Adoption Day Preview
Wednesday October, 30, 6:30 pm at KTHV in Little Rock, Arkansas
Television special kicking off National Adoption Month featuring waiting children and adoptive families.
Alameda County's 14th Annual Adoption Day
Friday November, 22, 12:30 pm at San Leandro, California
Alameda County Social Services Agency and the Alameda County Juvenile Court will hold our 14th Annual Adoption Day on Friday afternoon, November 22, 2013.
Fresno County Adoption Day 2013
Thursday November, 14, 12:00 pm at North Pointe Church, Fresno, CA
National Adoption Day
Saturday November, 23, 10:00 am at New Unto Others
Ettie Lee Youth and Family Services, in partnership with community business New Unto Others, Azusa Pacific University (APU) and BNI, will promote and celebrate adoption with information dissemination, prior to November 23, 2013 at APU, and on November 23, 2013 at New Unto Others. It will include a press conference and media outreach.
National Adoption Day Los Angeles
Friday November, 22, 1:00 pm at Los Angeles, California
For the 14th consecutive year, Los Angeles will celebrate National Adoption Day at the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court with the finalization of over 100 foster children's adoptions. We will celebrate National Adoption Day on Friday, November 22, with a press conference (TBD) led by Presiding Judge Michael Nash, followed by adoptions hearings from 1:30 pm through 4:00 pm. The courthouse will be decorated festively with balloons, and there will be refreshments, arts and crafts, and entertainment for the children and families.
Viva Las Familias
Thursday November, 21, 11:00 am at Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, California
Over 60 families will gather with friends and relatives, social workers and the San Bernardino County Juvenile Court to finalize their adoptions on this day. the Event will include music, crafts for children, photo opportunities, a light lunch and each family's 'day in court' where the court will make legal the heart feelings of each child and family.
Friday November, 22, 8:30 am at Butte County Superior Court 1 Court Street Oroville California 95965
Successive adoption proceedings after remarks by the Juvenile Division Presiding Judge.
Public Adoption Day
Friday November, 22, 1:30 pm at Juvenile and Probate Courthouse
The Ventura Superior Court will celebrate “Court Adoption and Permanency Month” with a special adoption calendar on Friday, November 22, 2013. Adoptions will be finalized for several children and Certificates of Family Membership will be presented. The event is open to the public and the media.
Annual Adoption Court Party
Friday November, 15, 1:00 pm at Meadowlark Court
Annual Adoption Court Party. Approximately 19 families will finalize their adoptions. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.
SF Unified Family Court Adoption Day
Friday November, 15, 12:00 pm at 400 McAllister Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco Superior Court's Unified Family Court will hold it's National Adoption Day to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. The will be a short speaking program followed by the adoption hearings. Participants/Adoptees will receive a teddy bear from Dorothy the “adoption lady” who has provided Teddy Bears for all adoptees over the past decade.
Adoption Day Celebration
Friday November, 22, 8:00 am at 191 N. 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113
The Adoption Day celebration will officially start with an Opening Ceremony at 8:30 A.M. in the Jury Assembly Room on the first floor of the Downtown Courthouse, and will feature remarks by Superior Court President Judge Brian Walsh, as well as speakers from the Santa Clara County Department of Family and Children's Services. The Court has arranged for resfreshments for the participants and activities to keep the children entertained while awaiting their adoption hearings.
National Adoption Day
Wednesday November, 20, 9:30 am at San Mateo County Superior Court, Juvenile Court
We will be finalizing adoptions from 9:30 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. Please call the clerks office to secure a reservation.
Saturday November, 23, 9:00 am at Family Law Annex
Finalization of adoptions at the courthouse!