Jim Rockwell Founder’s Challenge…$500 Matching Donation

Get ready to show your love  for AKA this Valentine’s Day!  Jim Rockwell, one of AKA’s infamous founders, has pledged to match donations up to $500 through Valentine’s Day.  Jim Rockwell and our other founding members created an organization to allow all triad members to share their adoption experiences, to grow and learn from each [...]


AKA Book Review Meeting- September

In September, the AKA monthly meeting was a members book review.  Meeting attendees brought some of their favorite adoption-related books to share and pass.  Many thanks to Amanda Surrec who took excellent notes and compiled the following list of recommended books and resources! Nonfiction Books The Open Adoption Experience: A Complete Guide for Adoptive and [...]


Donaldson Adoption Institute Release Reports on Education for Mental Health Professionals

Last month, the Donaldson Adoption Institute published a report entitled "A Need to Know" which highlights the need for, and lack of, adoption competent mental health professionals.  Previous research published by The Institute in 2010 indicates the adoptive families seek clinical services at a rate  of three times more than non-adoptive families.  Three times!  And [...]


Dan Rather Reports Nominated for Emmy® Award For Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine

Dan Rather Reports is proud to announce that an investigative report we did on forced adoptions has been nominated for an Emmy® Award For Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine. In an exhaustive six month investigation that ranged from Australia to the U.S., they found a widespread and shocking practice, even at the height [...]