Sayers Center for African American Adoption Information Meeting

Sayers Center meetings are designed and intended for African American families who are specifically interested in adopting an African American child.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
5:00 - 7:00PM
Location: Chicago Public Library, 1150 W. Fullerton, Chicago, IL, 60614
Nijole Yutkowitz, Vice President of Community Outreach & Education


  • Introduction to adoption and The Cradle 
  • Who are the children and their birth families? 
  • Myths vs Realities of adoption in the African American community
  • A Cradle family shares their personal story 
  • The adoption process (What is a home study? What are the steps for a domestic adoption? What fees are involved?)
  • Summary and next steps 
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