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“Step Forward for Orphans” March in DC

The Both Ends Burning “Step Forward For Orphans” March was yesterday in Washington, DC.  Individuals and families who’d been moved by the film STUCK gathered to send a strong message to America’s leaders about the importance of families for children who lack them. If you haven’t yet seen the film, we’d encourage you to do […]


Special STUCK Movie Trailer and Upcoming National Tour

The number of children brought into U.S. families through international adoption has been cut severely in recent years.  It’s fallen more than 60%—from nearly 23,000 in 2004 to 8,668 in 2012. The creators of the new movie STUCK want to flip that trend upside-down. Of course, the debates over international adoption are complex—just as they […]


International Adoption Trends…And Serious Efforts to Change Them

Our friends at JCICS today shared an internal report on trends in international adoption.  It confirms the continued impacts of a deeply-flawed inter-country adoption system globally.  From 2004 to 2010, the number of such adoptions to the U.S have dropped by 51%, and will likely decrease further this year. It is as ironic as it […]