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“Positive racial identity depends on our ability to identify fully with our ethnic roots, yet remain confident that race or ethnicity does not limit our opportunities in life.” –Inside Transracial Adoption
Transracial adoption has grown significantly the last two decades.
Experts recommend that parents do the following to meet the cultural needs of their children:
Incorporating as many of the above suggestions as possible often translates to many positive outcomes for both the child and the family as a whole. Having experiences within the child’s own culture creates a strong racial identity and sense of belonging, along with an increased resiliency against racism and discrimination. It can also increase the bond between parent and child.
KidsFirst Adoption Services, LLC is a licensed child placing agency in Indiana. Our license allows us to work with families living in any state. We are also a Hague Accredited agency. We place children internationally from Bulgaria, Poland, the Dominican Republic, and Ukraine. We also have a domestic adoption program. We offer international and domestic placement services,...Learn more, see kids, or contact agency 9135 North Meridian Street Suite B-4 Indiana
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