In this article, AFABC explores how families and professionals can work together to support adopted kids. In today’s diverse adoption community, the majority of parents strive to embrace and nurture their adopted children’s birth cultures.Where a child came from is an important part of his/her life story. The history of an adopted child and connections to the past cannot and should not be ignored. It is an important part of a child’s identity. ASCS supports all forms or permanency for children and youth. This could be legal guardianship, kinship care, alternate care, or adoption. We also believe and support the fact that children should be provided with age-appropriate information about their history