Reclaim the Records has joined the New York Adoptee Rights Coalition in the fight for the right of adopted persons to request and obtain their original birth certificates, without restrictions or conditions.
Coalition Statement on Pending New York Legislation
The Avella Bill provides the best and most strategic path forward, and NYARC will work to ensure that S5169A receives full consideration in the New York legislature and is enacted without the addition of any discriminatory provisions.
AFFCNY Joins the Coalition
Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York has joined NYARC as a coalition partner, bringing to the coalition its advocacy work and long commitment to serving New York foster, kinship, and adoptive families.