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Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 2001 to eliminate the barriers that prevent children from being part of a safe, nurturing, and permanent family. CCAI has served as a trusted, principal source of the information, expertise, and resources needed by members of Congress' Adoption Caucus, Congressional Coalition on Adoption (CCA), on permanency issues both in the United States and around the world.

Our Programs

Congressional Resource Program

The Congressional Resource Program is CCAI’s primary means of sharing objective and relevant information to help educate policymakers on information critical to federal adoption and child welfare policy.

Foster Youth Internship Program®

CCAI's Foster Youth Internship Program® is a highly esteemed congressional internship for young adults who spent time in the foster care system to raise awareness to federal policymakers about foster care, child welfare, financing, abuse, and neglect.

Angels in Adoption® Program

CCAI’s Angels in Adoption® Program honors a wide spectrum of individuals and organizations making extraordinary contributions to adoption, foster care, permanency, and child welfare. 

20/20 Vision Program

The 20/20 Vision Program is a public-private partnership delegation model designed to build relationships and increase positive dialogue among Members of Congress, government officials and private sector leaders.

National Adoption Day

National Adoption Day is celebrated across the nation to finalize thousands of adoptions and raise awareness about children in U.S. foster care waiting for a loving family to call their own.

Check out the CCA caucus membership!