Monthly Archives: October 2015

What does China’s New Child Policy mean for Intercountry Adoption?

WACAP’s China Adoption Supervisor and Hague Compliance Manager, Elizabeth Rose, discusses this week’s news from China: Perhaps you’ve heard about China’s recent decision to end their “one-child policy?” It has been an interesting topic of discussion in our offices this … Continue reading

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In Our Hearts and On Our Minds

We have reached the end of our trip. Korea and Thailand have welcomed us, and I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know those with whom WACAP works in each country to achieve permanency for children. Today, we met with officials … Continue reading

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Reflections from Thailand

“Can you find this child a home?” I don’t think I’ll ever get used to the feeling of being asked that question. It’s an eerie combination of awe, that someone is making such an intimate request, and pride, in the … Continue reading

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Do Just One Thing

Today was filled with kids! We met several of Korea’s children currently benefiting from the work Holt Korea does. When You Meet the Children … Meeting the children makes everything real for me. When there is a flesh-and-blood person reaching … Continue reading

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60 Years of Finding Families for Children: An International Conference in Seoul, Korea

I heard too many inspiring things today, and my mind can barely take it in. In celebration of 60 years of work, Holt Korea gathered some of the best minds in intercountry adoption and child welfare. As an added bonus, … Continue reading

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A Message from Korea, A Question for You

This week, I’m blogging from Seoul. And I have a question for you: What does family preservation work have to do with adoption? To answer, let me tell you about my trip. Why I’m in Seoul … WACAP’s Vice President of … Continue reading

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For Every Great Story

For Every Great Story, There Are Many, Many More One of our goals at WACAP is to become more transparent about the efforts behind the creation of families: both the work leading up to adoption and the work that comes … Continue reading

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WACAP in Wisconsin: Everyone Belongs

Feeding the llamas! More fun with a gaggle of geese I recently had the privilege of joining WACAP staff and several adoptive families in Wisconsin for our annual Family Fun Day. Sure, these events are fun. Here in Wisconsin, we … Continue reading

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