Working With Transracial Adoptive Families: State and Local Examples
Find State and local resources about transracial and transcultural adoption in this section.
Creating a Village: Partnership for Strengthening Identity Manual
Pact, An Adoption Alliance (2002)
Describes programs developed for the Partnership for Strengthening Identity initiative established in California to promote racial identity in transracially adopted children.
Empowering Latino Adoptions in Rhode Island Project: Final Report
Urban League of Rhode Island, Inc. (2003)
Describes a federally funded program designed to increase adoptive placements of Latino children in Rhode Island.
Enhancing Positive Outcomes in Transracial Adoptive Families
Frasch, Brooks, Reich, & Wind (2004)
Curriculum about the experiences and challenges of transracial adoptive families, with the goal of improving the quality of services and supports provided to these unique families.
Final Evaluation: Innovations Increasing Adoptive Placements of Hispanic/Latino Children
Latino Family Institute (2003)
Evaluation of a program to place Hispanic/Latino children in adoptive homes.
Fulfilling the Dream: Finding Families for Waiting Minority Children
Report on a demonstration project to increase adoptions of minority children and sibling groups.
Innovations Increasing Adoptive Placements of Minority Children: Cherokee Nation State/Tribal Adoption Approach
Summarizes a demonstration project to improve permanency for hard-to-place Indian children.
Latino Foster Care and Adoption Project: Final Report
Bok, Morales, Perez, & Tomczak (2004)
Summarizes activities intended to increase placements in Latino homes, improve the efficiency of the licensure process, and achieve permanency for children.
Making the Family Connection: A Project to Retain and Support Minority Children in Adoptive Families: Final Project Report
Adoption Exchange (MO) & Missouri Adoptcare Network (2003)
Findings of a project to improve permanency for minority children adopted from foster care.
New York State Citizens' Coalition for Children
Transracial and transcultural adoption and foster care resources for families.
Transracial Adoption of Children With Developmental Disabilities: A Focus on Parental and Family Adjustment
Lazarus, Evans, Glidden, & Flaherty
Adoption Quarterly, 6(4), 2002
Discusses findings from a study examining the adjustment and satisfaction of parents who adopted children with developmental disabilities transracially.