Office of the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Ducey To Join Maricopa County Adoption Day Celebration

November 22, 2019

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey and First Lady Angela Ducey tomorrow, Saturday, November 23, will join Maricopa County for its National Adoption Day Celebration. As part of the event, Maricopa County will finalize the adoption process for children who were once in foster care. Maricopa County’s celebration for the last several years has been the largest in the country with more children being adopted than in any other city across the nation. At tomorrow’s celebration, more than 140 children will be connected with loving, forever families.

WHAT: Maricopa County National Adoption Day Celebration

WHEN: Saturday, November 23 at 8:15 a.m.

WHO: Governor Doug Ducey and First Lady Angela Ducey as well as The Honorable Joseph Welty, Presiding Judge of Maricopa Superior Court, The Honorable Joseph Kreamer, Maricopa County Juvenile Presiding Judge and Associate Presiding Judge, Kathryn Pidgeon, Co-Chair of the National Adoption Month Event and Co-Chair of the Governor’s Child Safety and Family Empowerment Council and Janet Story, Co-Chair of the National Adoption Month Event and private attorney.

WHERE: Durango Juvenile Court Center, 3131 West Durango Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85009

RSVP: Please RSVP to [email protected]