Families looking to adopt African American (or biracial) infants


Below you can see some families who currently looking to adopt children of color. If you are interested in learning more about them, click here to request access to full profiles of all the families.

African American individuals/couples

Karyn: A single African American woman, Karyn can't wait to be a Mom. She is inspired to support African American youth to overcome challenges and be successful.

Michelle & Terrence: Along with their first daughter, this couple is excited to bring home a new baby through adoption. They will always be open and honest about adoption in their family. They hope to have ongoing communication with their child's birth parents.

Rebecca: Looking forward to becoming a parent, Rebecca feels well supported to parent as a single mom and hopes to maintain contact with her child's birth family.

Porshia: Looking forward to becoming a parent for the first time. Porshia, a pediatrician herself, is ready to be a single mom. She invites ongoing contact with her child's birth family.

Yete: Adopting as a single parent, Yete can't wait to become a parent to a biracial child like herself. She hopes to have ongoing communication with her child's birth parents.

Angela & Justin: Excited and ready this couple cannot wait to adopt and expand their family. Adoption is a part of their extended family and they want an open adoption with their child's birth family.


Interracial Couples/People

Sarah & Christopher: This interracial couple are excited about adopting for the first time and looking forward to seeing their young son become a big brother; they hope for an open adoption.

Ronny & Laurel: This interracial couple wants to provide a safe, loving home for a child of African descent. Laurel was adopted and Ronny spent time in foster care, so they understand first hand the importance of a stable family as well as connections to birth family.

Steve & Cristina: Excited to become parents together, this couple cannot wait to become parents. They want their child's birth parent(s) to be honored members of their extended family.

Amarro & Susanna: This multiracial, multicultural couple is excited about adopting and becoming first time parents to a biracial child. They are committed to an open adoption with their child's birth family.


Families Looking to Adopt Transracially *

Jetta: A single preschool teacher looking to adopt a child of any race, Jetta considers adoption her first choice as a way to become a parent.

Robyn: Robyn is a single teacher who is thrilled to become a parent. She has worked to be connected to people of color so her child will never feel alone and looks forward to having contact and visits.

Ethan & Tara: Along with their first son, this couple is excited to bring home a new baby through adoption. They have educated themselves about transracial adoption and are committed to supporting a child of color.


*Pact supports and prepares pre-adoptive parents to adopt across racial lines. These families must complete a 3-part process with Pact where they explore direct connections to communities of color in their own location that will help them support their child and understand the significance of race for their child and their family once they adopt.

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