CAP Faculty Director Elizabeth Bartholet testified at a Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute Briefing on June 10, 2008, responding to the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute’s call to amend the Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA). See the full text of Bartholet’s remarks supporting the current formulation of MEPA, which prohibits using race as a factor in foster and adoptive placement decisions. See also Professor Bartholet’s Publications page, specifically:
- “Commentary: Cultural Stereotypes Can and Do Die: It’s Time to Move on With Transracial Adoption,”
34 J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry Law 315-20 (2006).
- “Race as a Barrier to Forming Families,” Google News (6/16/08).