Why LGBT rights groups are worried about Georgia's Keep Faith in Adoption and Foster Care Act

Georgia’s Senate has passed a bill that could enable child welfare organizations to stop same- parents from adopting on grounds of religious beliefs, in what rights advocates have called a “dangerous step backward.”In the latest chapter of the debate on religious freedom and freedom from discrimination, Georgia’s Senate passed the Keep Faith in Adoption and Foster Care Act on Friday. If it passes through the Georgia House, it could allow child-placing agencies, such as adoption...

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Bloom Foster Parents: Providing Hope for a Brighter Future

There is nothing more rewarding than offering the hope of a brighter future to a child who has been the victim of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. This video illustrates the incredible journey that Bloom's foster parents have undergone in order to provide safe, loving homes and healing relationships to foster children in Georgia. Their amazing stories bring to life the joys of foster parenting, and the incredible successes that can come from stepping into the lives of foster children.

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Bloom Program Overview

Each year, more than 7,000 Georgia children live in foster care. Faced with an uncertain future, these children desperately seek the stability of a nurturing environment and caring adults. With more than 25 years experience, Bloom is a private, non-profit organization which offers safe refuge and supportive services to foster children throughout Georgia. Bloom's residental group home, foster parent program, and clothing resource center known as The Bloom Closet provide displaced children with...

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Foster Children's Foundation- MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

The Foster Children's Foundation is a support organization located in Georgia that provides for the material and emotional needs of foster youth. Together, with the support of the community, the FCF provides programs and projects to raise the self esteem of youth in foster care and help them reach their potential.

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NAPO Georgia members help organize at the Foster Care Support Foundation in Atlanta 2016

NAPO Georgia members help organize at the Foster Care Support Foundation in Atlanta

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From: GeorgiaNAPO

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