Observance: 2023 National Adoption Month
November is National Adoption Month (NAM). NAM seeks to increase national awareness of adoption issues, bring attention to the need for adoptive families for teens in the foster care system, and emphasize the value of youth engagement. This year's theme, "Empowering Youth: Finding Points of Connection," emphasizes professionals' important role in building relationships and creating welcoming spaces that empower youth to forge lifelong connections that will support and affirm their identity. Learn more.