Foster care stories this time of year tell such an interesting story.
On the one side are the feel good stories, including coverage of adoptive families celebrating their first holidays together and new families created on National Adoption Day.
On the other, stories about how hard the holidays can be for young people who are in foster care, especially those waiting for family.
Both help tell the full story and raise awareness, especially of older children who wait (and are the least likely to be adopted - nationally, over 20,000 young people age out of foster care every year).
Read more and the rest of the December news in the DCFYI newsletter.
December DCFYI News