NACAC Supports Legislation to End Discrimination in Child Welfare

Today, Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) reintroduced the Every Child Deserves a Family Act (ECDF) of 2019 in the US House of Representatives. This bill would improve services to LGBTQ+ children and children of religious minorities, prohibit taxpayer-funded child welfare agencies from discriminating against families and youth, and require child welfare… Read more

Categories: Laws, LGBTQ, Policymakers, Uncategorized

NACAC Opposes Texas Court Ruling on ICWA

This week, US District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) unconstitutional in the case of Brackeen v. Zinke, where a non-Native American couple sued for the right to circumvent ICWA’s placement preferences and adopt a Native American toddler they were fostering. By focusing on race rather than a child’s citizenship in… Read more

Categories: Articles, Laws, Legislators, Policymakers, Positions

Proposal to Eliminate the Adoption Tax Credit Reversed!

November 9, 2017 Good news! The House Ways and Means Committee has reversed the proposed elimination of the adoption tax credit! Thank you for joining us to fight for the adoption tax credit and for vulnerable children and families. Below is the statement of the Adoption Tax Credit Working Group, of which NACAC is a… Read more

Categories: Adoption Tax Credit, Advocacy, Laws, Policymakers
parent advocates at Senate building

Find Your Policymakers

Use this information to help you connect with your federal, state, and provincial policymakers. United States Congress All members of Congress can be reached by calling the Capitol switchboard at 202-224-3121. Then simply ask for your Senator or Representative by name. To find your Representative’s direct address, phone number, or e-mail, visit www.house.gov. Then enter… Read more

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