This webinar will highlight the adoption story of Mary Lee Esq.<http://listserve.icfi.com/t/623955/3104598/50219/0/>,
who now serves as the National YVLifeSet Coordinator for Youth Villages, and
who inspired the creation of the Fostering Adoption to Further Student
Achievement Act (nicknamed the Mary Lee Act). We will also showcase resources
and tools for recruiting families for older youth, strategies to overcome
common barriers to adoption, and examples of how to help older youth be open to
the idea of being adopted.