HOUSTON, Texas – Four Harris County Family District Courts are celebrating forever families and bringing awareness to the 140,000 children nationwide awaiting adoption. Judge Angela Graves-Harrington (246th District Court), Administrative Judge of the Harris County Board of Family District Judges, Judge Linda Dunson (309th District Court), Judge Sonya Heath (310th District Court), and Judge Germaine Tanner (311th District Court) will finalize approximately 20 adoptions on that day.
We will celebrate the creation of forever families with adoption ceremonies and lot of fun, including special guests, food, music, face-painting.
National Adoption Day is a collective effort to raise awareness of the large number of children waiting to be adopted from foster care in the United States. In Houston specifically, these four Harris County Judges will host private adoptions as well as adoptions with the Department of Family and Protective Services.