WHAT: Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council, in conjunction with the Dept. of Children & Family Services, invite the media and public to the annual Adoption Awareness Month Event.
WHEN: 1 pm Wednesday, November 2, 2016
WHERE: Monroe City Hall (City Council Chamber) 400 Lea Joyner Expressway, Monroe, LA 71202
WHY: November is National Adoption Awareness Month. The particular focus is the adoption of children who are in foster care. Currently, there are more than 4400 children in the State of Louisiana in foster care. 647 of those children are in the Monroe region.
CONTACT: Wanda Washington, Child Welfare Supervisor
LA Dept. of Children & Family Services – Monroe Region 318-362-3446 (office)