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Here are the photos from Indiana’s celebration of National Adoption Day. It was a day filled with education, personal stories and the celebration of children who have found their forever families.

This is an adoptive parent panel. They shared their personal stories and answered questions about their adoption journeys.

There were also adoptees sharing their stories.

Michele Jackson appeared on Indianapolis Lifestyle show, Indy Style, this morning to discuss the laws around domestic and international adoption in Indiana. Jackson also gives some information on Indiana’s celebration of National Adoption Day on November 8th at the City County Building.


November is adoption month

Indiana will be celebrating National Adoption Day on November 8, 2012 at the Marion County Courthouse. The event is cosponsored by the Children’s Bureau. In collaboration with local DCS offices, adoption attorneys and private adoption agencies are finalizing adoptions and holding receptions for adoptive families. There will be food, vendor booths, adoption information and free family portraits for those who attend. All families who have adopted or are interested in adoption are welcome to attend.

Attorney Michele Jackson, who sat on the event planning committee, will be speaking at various times throughout the day about her professional plight in assisting orphans around the world and her personal plight of adopting. Ms. Jackson will attend two adoption finalization hearings in the courthouse, which will be celebrated among others.

There will be media presence and media outlets are encouraged to attend. The event will be from 10:00am-4:00pm at Indianapolis Marion County Building, 200 E. Washington Street, 17th Floor. Vendors will be located on the first floor beginning at 11:30.

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