Adoption highlighted during Black History Month

12:39 PM, Feb 12, 2013   |    comments
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Minnesota's Human Services Department is using Black History Month to highlight the need for more families to adopt African American children.

Currently, there are 355 children in the foster care system who need adoptive families immediately. 60-percent of those are children of color.

Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson joined KARE 11 Sunrise to talk about the growing need for adoption.

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