The Advisory Committee on Promoting Adoption of Minority Children (ACPAMC)

Closing the Disparity Gap in the Foster System

About Us

The Advisory Committee on Promoting Adoption of Minority Children (ACPAMC) hosts forums across the state to promote awareness of disparities across the foster system and nurture community response across church, cultural, and civic organizations.

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Feb 2nd Lunch & Learn


Thursday, February 2nd




Carver Branch Library
1161 Angelina St. Austin, TX


Disparity in our Foster System

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Involvement Opportunities


Care Portal

CarePortal creates connections within the Circles of Care around the isolated child. Bringing together the family, church and community to create a holistic, healthy approach to caring for kids.

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Heart Gallery

The Heart Gallery is a traveling photographic and audio exhibit created to find forever families for children in foster care.

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Court Appointed Special Advocates (C.A.S.A)

A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer gathers information from everyone involved in a child’s daily life, including members of the child’s family, foster parents, teachers, lawyers, social workers and other relevant persons.

Then, they report to a judge in order to advocate for the child’s best interests.

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Texas Adoption Resource Exchange (T.A.R.E)

The Texas Adoption Resource Exchange is an online tool that helps match adoptive parents and children awaiting adoption, allowing you to quickly and easily give DFPS information about your adoption preferences and interest in adopting a child from Texas.

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