Voices of Youth: Videos
These videos highlight what family, a sense of belonging, and unconditional love and support mean to youth. You can also hear how being able to share thoughts and feelings with their family helped some youth heal. This gallery exemplifies how powerful youth voices can be. Share these videos with families who are exploring adoption or with teens in foster care who may benefit from hearing about the experiences of other teens.
"Adoption Is Connection"
Video Length: 01:29
North American Council for Adoption (2017)
Authentic Voices Video Series: Sharing Our Perspective
Capacity Building Center for States
Video Length: 03:04
Arbonne Charitable Foundation (2018)
Children’s Bureau/AdoptUSKids/Ad Council Adoption Public Service Announcements
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services & Administration for Children and Families
"Mother Adopts Three Teen Boys from Foster Care" | An Adoption Story
Video Length: 03:20
AASK Arizona (2019)
"Parents Open Up About Their Experience Adopting Teenagers" | Today
Video Length: 01:59
"Teen Finds Forever Home"
Video Length: 03:47
"Teens Explain What It Meant to Be Adopted at Age 17"
Video Length: 02:55
Tennessee Department of Children's Services (2019)
"Worthy of Belonging"
Video Length: 02:00
Tennessee Kids Belong (2017)
Episode 5 - Relationships: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Episode 11 - Meet Carloe