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Latest report on the D.C. Child and Family Services Agency- “Progress… stalled.”

The court-appointed monitor’s latest report on D.C. Child and Family Services Agency points out
that the number of children being adopted out of shelters and foster homes has slowed. Between 2005 and 2008, adoptions finalized in the District dropped from more than 250 a year to fewer than 100, the report said.
The Washington Post published an [...]

High speed photolistings, will the adoptions crash and burn?

Some of us in the Bastard community have had concerns for years about the way kids available for adoption are being marketed via photolistings. The way children, particularly young children are being required to forfeit their own privacy in hopes of gaining a family raises many ethical issues. Unfortunately, photolistings of children have now become [...]