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Stories about Advocacy

From the Archives: What the New Ohio Adoptee Law Means to Me: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/12/18/from-the-archives-what-the-new-ohio-adoptee-law-means-to-me

Bill, adoptive family member: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/02/27/anniversary-special-a-sponsor-of-the-ohio-adoptee-access-to-records-law-reflects-on-the-process

Fertility Fraud: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2021/03/25/adoption-network-cleveland-supports-fertility-fraud-legislation

Stephanie, adoptive mother and Justice, adoptee: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/05/29/our-participation-in-lobby-day

 

Stories from adoptees, individuals with DNA surprises or who were donor-conceived

Jamie, adoptee: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2020/04/29/you-must-know-who-you-are

Estes, adoptee: 

Karen, individual with DNA surprise: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2021/05/05/taking-dna-test-for-fun-reveals-unexpected-family

Renee: adoptee: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2020/01/02/finding-jack-and-becoming-the-brewer-s-daughter

Kristina, adoptee:  https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/11/27/adoptee-awareness-for-national-adoption-awareness-month

Bev, adoptee and Ginger, birth mother: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/10/06/a-mother-and-daughter-reunion

Robin, adoptee: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/02/26/finding-my-people 

Patti, adoptee: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2018/06/29/how-a-donor-came-for-support-but-gained-so-much-more-

 

Stories from Birth Parents

Mary, birth mother: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/05/29/finding-matt

Linda, birth mother: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/02/01/a-birthmother-shares-why-she-remains-a-member-30-years-later 

Karen, birth mother: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/01/29/a-reunion-60-years-in-the-making

 

Stories from Adoptive, Kinship, and Foster Parents

Yolanda, foster mother: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2019/02/01/a-foster-parent-whose-heart-is-in-the-right-place-

Mary and Marty, adoptive parents: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2018/09/04/family-finds-community-support-through-adoption-network-cleveland

Greg and Jackie, adoptive parents: https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2021/01/29/donations-made-to-adoption-network-cleveland-celebrate-a-family-coming-together

The Millers, transracial adoptive family:  https://www.adoptionnetwork.org/news-events/archive.html/article/2021/05/17/adoption-network-cleveland-family-programs-meet-the-changing-needs-of-families-

 

Laureen & Willie Harbert: