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Report Criticizes 'Colorblind' Adoptions


In 1994, Congress enacted the Multiethnic Placement Act, stating that foster and adoptive parents cannot request a specific race for their children. A new report criticizes the act, arguing that minority children face challenges growing up in all-white households.


Adam Pertman, executive Director of the Adoption Institute

Elizabeth Bartholet, faculty Director of the Child Advocacy Program at Harvard Law School

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