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...

March 30th, 2015

Will Oregon's sick leave law protect the needs of all families, or just the 20% of us that fit the old-school definition?


Sick leave law should recognize all Oregonians (OPINION)
www.oregonlive.com
By Jeana Frazzini Everyone gets sick. Getting the flu shouldn't mean getting fired, and it shouldn't mean being forced to choose between staying home with a sick family member and putting food on the table. But that's a real-life scenario...

March 30th, 2015

Today, The African American Policy Forum begins #HerDreamDeferred, a week-long series on the status of Black women and girls. Join them at 12:00 PM PT for the kick-off webinar, #SayHerName: Towards a Gendered Analysis of Racialized State Violence.



March 27th, 2015

Working families need a real minimum wage that meets basic needs, and fifty cents won't cut it. Governor Cuomo, it's time to #FightFor15!


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