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

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.

Sara: Adopting as a single parent, Sara feels well supported and is excited to become a mom. Sara wants an open adoption with her child's birth family.

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.

Denise: Adopting as a single parent, Denise is ready to be a mom and feels well supported. Adoption is present in Denise's family and she wants an open adoption with her child's birth family.


Interracial Couples/People

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.

Aaron & Ann: This interracial couple is excited about adopting and becoming first time parents. They hope to have an open adoption with their child's birth 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.

Luke & Nicole: Excited and ready, this interracial couple cannot wait to become parents. They are committed to an open adoption.

James & David: This interracial couple has prepared themselves to become parents for the first time. They would like to have an open adoption with their child's birth family.

Dawn & John: This multicultural, multiethnic and multilingual couple is excited about adopting for the first time and are excited to see their son become a big brother.


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.

Angelica & Daniel: This couple is excited about adopting their second child. Already a transracially adoptive family they understand that race matters and are committed to supporting another African American child.


*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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