Many American families foster or adopt a child of another race or culture. It is against federal law to delay or deny a child’s placement for foster care or adoption on the basis of race, color or national origin. However, sometimes multi-cultural families need extra support. In this section, you will find personal essays from adoptees, non-adopted siblings, and professional voices on raising (or considering adopting) children in a multi-cultural families; and a selection of online resources on multi-ethnic adoption and parenting issues.
- Ask the Experts: John Raible and Michelle Johnson, transracial adoptees, answer your questions relating to raising children in multi-cultural families
- Struggle for Identity: Issues in Transracial Adoption: A powerful Coalition Video/DVD designed to inform adoptive and foster parents about the needs of their children of a different race or ethnicity.