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 4th, 2015

#JobsNotJails

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Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

Today, more than 75 community members gathered at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors meeting to demand a #JobsNotJails budget.We disrupted business as usual and asked the supervisors to pledge their support for putting half of the public safety budget towards community-based programs and services that help people coming out of jail get back on their feet. Thanks so much to everyone who came, and especially to those who participated in our civil disobedience - please stay tuned for information about our next action and help us keep the pressure on!

March 4th, 2015

Joining us this #MamasDay: Nikki McClure.


Mamas Day 2015: The Artists

March 4th, 2015

Chucha Marquez, the artist behind this Mike Brown illustration, will join us this #MamasDay with brand new work! #BlackLivesMatter


Mamas Day 2015: The Artists

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