News advisory: Join us tomorrow for National Adoption Day

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Marion Greene, County Board, 612-348-7883

Lois Nilson, Foster care and adoption, 612-596-0779

Maria Elena Baca, Communications, 612-348-7865

National Adoption Day gives Hennepin County kids, families a new start together

On National Adoption Day, this Saturday, 21 children will have a chance for a new beginning, and 13 families will embark on a new chapter in their lives together. Media are welcome to witness celebrations, as parents and children come together in finalization hearings before district court judges.

Where: Juvenile Justice Center, second floor, 590 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis

When: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, November 19

The first hearings start at 9 a.m.; the last ones start at 10:20 a.m. If you would like to witness a court hearing, please come before 10:20 a.m. Please register at the check-in table on the skyway level. 

Read the full news release.

Learn more about foster care and adoption.

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