News advisory: Witness National Adoption Day in Hennepin County

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Hennepin County Minnesota



Maria Elena Baca, Communications, 612-348-7865

Spenser Bickett, Hennepin County District Court, 612-348-5022

Witness National Adoption Day in Hennepin County

On Saturday morning, 22 families will finalize adoptions of 38 Hennepin County children and teens. 

Hennepin County’s celebration of National Adoption Day

  • Saturday, November 17, 9 a.m. to noon
  • Juvenile Justice Center, 590 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, second floor

The first hearings start at 9 a.m.; the last ones start at 10:40 a.m. If you would like to witness a court hearing, please come before 10:20 a.m.

Join us

Please register at the check-in table on the skyway level. Some families are open to media in their court hearings. Other families would like privacy on this important day. All families need to prioritize their hearing times above all else. State privacy laws bar current foster children from being photographed or filmed. Please ask for assistance with interviews and photos. 

Read more about National Adoption Day in Hennepin County.

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