• Impact

    The Donaldson Adoption Institute’s mission is to better the lives of everyone touched by adoption through sound research, education and advocacy that improves laws, policies and practices.
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  • Research

    “Untangling the Web II: A Research-Based Roadmap for Reform” is the second major publication from DAI as part of its comprehensive, multi-year initiative examining the Internet’s impact on adoption.
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  • Advocacy

    Everything we do and every action we take is geared toward safeguarding the best interests of children, enhancing the adoption experience and sustaining families – while achieving equitable treatment for everyone within the extended family of adoption.
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  • DAI Works for Adoptee Rights

    We were in Albany recently with Unsealed Initiative to provide legislators with important information about a bill restoring adult adoptees' access to their original birth certificates. Here's our op-ed on the issue:
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    DAI with Unsealed Initiative providing information in support of open birth records. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1myNqVm
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Events
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American Adoption Congress Conference 9:30 am
American Adoption Congress Confe…
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
DAI’s Adam Pertman presents a workshop: “The Latest and Greatest: What Research is Teaching Us about Best Practices.”
Northeast Adoption Summit 2014
Northeast Adoption Summit 2014
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day
Council on Contemporary Families Panel Presentation 2:00 pm
Council on Contemporary Families…
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
DAI’s Adam Pertman will be part of a panel presentation on the internet and adoption. His presentation is entitled: “Untangling the Web: The Internet’s Transformative [...]
Ametz Adoption Program Professional Training 12:00 pm
Ametz Adoption Program Professio…
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
DAI’s Adam Pertman will present “Untangling the Web: The Internet’s Transformative Impact on Domestic and International Adoption.”
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April Dinwoodie, Chief Executive
Adam Pertman, President
120 East 38th Street, New York NY 10016 | info@adoptioninstitute.org
New York: (212) 925-4089 | Boston: (617) 332-8944 | Fax: (775) 796-6592