Social Media Posts
#NAM2019 #NationalAdoptionMonth #YouthVoices
Use your social networks to help raise awareness by sharing the resources, videos, and tools from the National Adoption Month website. Use these sample messages for Facebook and Twitter to help promote National Adoption Month in November and all year long.
- Include the following hashtags: #NAM2019 and #NationalAdoptionMonth.
- Share local information.
- Follow @childwelfaregov and facebook.com/childwelfare to get regular updates on resources and information to share.
- Feature a quote or something personal (e.g., photo, artwork, video) featuring the work of a teen in your network.
November is National Adoption Month. Take steps to develop your approach to youth engagement and get new strategies on achieving positive outcomes for older youth. #NAM2019 https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/
Feeling a connection and having a sense of belonging are human needs. Get resources on how to empower older youth in need of adoption. #NAM2019 https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/
Permanency matters, even for older youth. Get strategies on how to empower youth to plan their future and achieve permanency. #NAM2019 https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/professionals/
There are thousands of teenagers at risk of aging out of the foster care system without supportive relationships and a sense of belonging, which are key to well-being. Understand the barriers to advancing permanency for older youth and what you can do to achieve better outcomes. #NAM2019 https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/professionals/
Encourage older youth to consider how important a family can be, even after they become adults. Listen to these #youthvoices and share their perspectives. #NAM2019 https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/video/
Child welfare judges and attorneys can play a big role in helping youth maintain family connections and achieve permanency. #NAM2019 https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/professionals/legal/
Youth are never too old to be adopted. #NAM2019 https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/youth/
Learn how sharing your experience in foster care and adoption can connect you to peer networks and inspire change. #NAM2019 https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/nam/youth/