Calling Mamas Day Artists!

January 14, 2015

Four out of five people living in the US do not live behind the “picket fence” with a mom at home and a dad at work. While that life has never been the reality for most of us, the default for “family” is often this narrow ideal.Strong Families is proud to push back on that idea with one of...

Media Advisory: Hold Albuquerque Police Accountable

December 9, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORYFamilies of Albuquerque Police Shootings to Deliver 45,000 Signatures DemandingAttorney General Eric Holder Hold Officers ResponsibleOver 45,000 people from around the country are calling for a federal investigation of the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) officers who have shot and...

Forward Together at 25: #BuildingPower Nationwide

September 17, 2014

During our 25th anniversary celebration, we focused on the importance of building power so all families can thrive. We know that Forward Together would not be sustainable without the work and support of colleagues from around the country to push for the policy changes and culture shift we need to...

February 27th, 2015

Emma Akpan, one of our newest #EchoingIda writers, has this to say about NC lawmakers: "While many of us marched to show our disapproval of the legislature’s actions, or inactions, that leave behind the poor, women, and people of color in the state, the reality is that the problems in our state run deeper than whether or not the leadership is passing good policies. On a human level, lawmakers don’t seem to care about the lived experiences of North Carolinians."


Fighting for 'Love and Justice' in North Carolina: Why We Still Protest When It Seems Like We're...
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If our lawmakers can't love us, I’m of the mind that we should love each other.

February 26th, 2015

Restrictions on reproductive health care have a disproportionate impact on communities of color, young people and those who are low-income. Thankfully, our partners at Western States Center just helped introduce the Comprehensive Women's Health Bill, guaranteeing full coverage for Oregonians! Lend your support. #OR4ReproHealth


News from Strong Families Partners

Moving a Responsible Speech Memorial in Albuquerque

Media Literacy Project | April 2014

HEAL4immigrants – Federal Legislation to Ensure Health Access for Immigrant Women and Families

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health | April 2014