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Foster and Adopt Our Children – Recruiting Within the LGBTQ Community and for LGBTQ Children

June 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Recruiting foster and adoptive parents for the Illinois children who wait.  This town hall styled event will include representatives from licensing agencies as well as the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Our guest speaker will be a foster and adoption-in-process parent.  There will be time for questions and answers. This event will feature a cash bar.

Anyone can adopt from foster care or be a foster parent, as these programs do not discrminate against age, income, marital status, gender or sexual orientation. Adoption from foster care and being a foster parent is free of cost. This is a wonderful opportunity to become a parent and champion a child.

At this event you will see the Illinois Heart Gallery – a photography exhibit of children available for adoption created by professional photographers from Illinois


Friday, June 29, 5:00 – 9:00pm – Center on Halsted
3656 North Halstead, Chicago, Illinois 60613


These parent recruitment events are funded in part through a gift from Howard & Howard Community Reinvestment Fund, which is funded by Howard & Howard employees and benefits communities in which Hoard & Howard offices are located.

To learn more visit Let It Be Us. To see a current listing of some of the children available for adoption, visit the Heart Gallery of Illinois.

Sponsorship for this event is welcome. Contact the Let It Be Us Founder and Executive Director, Susan McConnell, for more information at susanmcconnell@LetItBeUs.org. The media is welcome at this event, please contact Susan Stoga at susan@CarsonStoga.com. 


Let It Be Us
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services


Center on Halsted
3656 North Halsted
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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