An adoptee reflects after Ethiopia bans international adoptions
by Dagmawit Kemal
Ethiopia banned foreign adoptions this year, amid concerns about oversight. One woman considers how being adopted by a family in the U.S. changed her life.
Mar 13, 2018
Identifying as an adoptee and an immigrant
by Grace Madigan
Adoptees face a unique struggle to understand who they are. In the current political climate, one adoptee reevaluates what it means to be an immigrant.
May 31, 2017
International adoption immigration laws can lead to citizenship surprises
by Tahmina Watson
Because of holes in U.S. immigration laws, thousands of international adoptees might be surprised to discover they aren't citizens.
Jun 21, 2016
The trouble with international adoption
by Goorish Wibneh
New restrictions on international adoption have led to a huge drop in placements with American families. But have protections missed the mark?
Dec 21, 2015
City of Seattle to add paid leave for new parents
by Janelle Retka
Tonight at 6pm, the Seattle City Council invites the public to an informational meeting and open discussion at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute on gender pay equity.
Dec 2, 2014
Local poet elevates the voices of Korean adoption
by Laura Wachs
“I am a walking anomaly trying to find out what makes me ignite”. My name is Laura Wachs. I’m a spoken word poet from Seattle. I was adopted from Seoul, South Korea when I was six months old. This June I will be taking my first trip back to Korea. Returning is something I’ve always […]
Apr 15, 2014
Northwest parents fostering a refuge from global conflict
by Sarah Stuteville
Taking in a teenager from a conflict zone halfway around the world might not be for everyone. But some globally-oriented Northwest families are opening their minds, and homes, to a different kind of foster care.
Jan 17, 2014