The DC Superior Court and the DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) hosted the 32nd Annual Adoption Day ceremony on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The event highlighted the finalization of over 170 adoptions in 2018 and 32 children ages one to 19 years were adopted at the celebration. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser spoke about her own journey through the adoption process with her beautiful baby girl Miranda and encouraged others to seek more information about adoption.
NBC4 anchor Barbara Harrison spoke about her involvement of 37 years with Adoption Day and why she originally started Wednesday’s Child to encourage adoption in the nation’s capitol. DC Superior Court Magistrate Judge Tara Fentress ended the program with a song selection that paid tribute to the Honorable Carol Dalton, who led her last Adoption Day as the Presiding Judge of the DC Superior Court Family Court.