Media Advisory: National Adoption Awareness Day "Calling Out of Names"

 

Department of Health and Human Services
Tracy Bennett
Acting Director

11/8/2012 10:00 PM

Media Contact:

Laura McCasland    mccaslandla@saccounty.net    (916) 875-2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On November 14th, a four hour vigil will be held on the California State Capitol steps recognizing the 59,000 California children currently in foster care. Adoptive parents, child advocates, community and business leaders will continually read the name and age of children in California currently awaiting forever families.

WHO:
Adoptive parents, child advocates, community and business leaders.

WHAT:
Continuous reading of the names and ages of children currently in California foster care.

PARTICIPANTS:
     • Sacramento County
     • EMQ Families First
     • Lilliput Children’s Services
     • Sierra Forever Families

WHEN:
November 14, 2012, 11:00am – 3:00pm

WHERE:
California State Capitol – North Steps
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