November 16    8:00 am

National Adoption Day

The Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P), the Essex County Court Appointed Special Advocates Office (CASA), and the Child Advocacy Clinic at Rutgers School of Law sponsor the National Adoption Day event with the support of the Essex County Superior Court. In Essex County, National Adoption Day is celebrated as follows: • Superior Court Judges hold adoption hearings in the morning • Families are escorted to the courtrooms where the adoptions take place • Photographs are taken in the courtroom after the adoption is completed • Families are invited to attend a brunch reception at Rutgers Law School in Newark, NJ • Shuttle buses take families to the reception • At the reception, families are presented with a commemorative plaque, goodie bags and gift cards • A professional photographer takes each family’s photo and prints it on-site for the family to take home • Entertainment is a part of the festivities
Location
Rutger's Law Center
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Organizer
Lashea Brickle
201-463-1065
Lashea.Brickle@dcf.nj.gov