Tag: adoption

Adoption over abortion: One woman’s emotional journey

Adoption over abortion: One woman’s emotional journey

| November 21, 2015

It has been six years since I placed my beloved Josiah up for adoption. The emotions of it all, almost mirror themselves as if it was day one. I still struggle with a cloud of sadness around babies and pregnant women—something as a woman I can’t have, something as a woman I can’t be. But […]

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Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis supports foster care, adoption

Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis supports foster care, adoption

| November 19, 2015

Vontae uses his platform to encourage more foster and adoptive parents INDIANAPOLIS—November is National Adoption Month, and All-Pro cornerback, Vontae Davis is teaming up with the Indiana Adoption Program to support youth in foster care, and encourage more adults to consider adopting. Davis understands the challenges that many children face.  On the verge of entering […]

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Indiana Department of Child Services resolves adoption subsidy litigation

| September 24, 2014

UAgreement will benefit Hoosier children adopted from foster care system INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) and Cohen & Malad LLP announced that an agreement has been submitted to the LaPorte Superior Court for approval to provide $15.1 million to more than 1,800 children who were adopted from the state’s foster care system.  The […]

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Spotlight on Director Krista Walker of Urban Outreach (part two of two)

Spotlight on Director Krista Walker of Urban Outreach (part two of two)

| September 3, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? Check this out: You know that every week, on our journey of love, I’m always talking about bringing ourselves some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind?  Well, we can accomplish this through even the smallest of ways and things.  So, I’m going to […]

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Spotlight on April Wright of Northeast Indiana Urban Outreach (part one of two)

Spotlight on April Wright of Northeast Indiana Urban Outreach (part one of two)

| August 27, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up babies? I hope, that all is still well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get […]

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U.S. mother guilty of manslaughter in death of Ethiopian adoptee Hana Williams

U.S. mother guilty of manslaughter in death of Ethiopian adoptee Hana Williams

| September 17, 2013

A Washington state mother who followed a religious handbook on using the stick to discipline a child was found guilty of homicide by abuse and manslaughter in the death of her Ethiopian-born adopted daughter, Hanna.

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