May 13, 2013
By Nina Jacinto "No matter how hard we fight, when we are denied fair and just opportunities to care for our families and ourselves we can’t thrive. Erosive policies don’t just punish rather than protect—they break us." – Shanelle Matthews Who is a mother? What does it mean to...
May 12, 2013
Originally posted at Truthout.org By Morgan Meneses-Sheets Standing in line at a DC coffee shop, I wonder if I will get a dirty look. I'm pregnant and I remember a friend who told me that she was once scolded by a fellow customer for having caffeine while pregnant. Another friend, a...
May 12, 2013
By Shantae Johnson I always had this vision of myself in motherhood as a revolutionary, holistic, organic afro-centric, hippy mama. Motherhood challenges me and pushes me to relive my own childhood, while inspiring me to create a better one for my six children. Society paints a much...
May 21st, 2013
Take this opportunity to support Justice for Families' Family Bill of Rights to support families with system involved youth. It is quick, easy and right on.
Justice for Families - Nation Inside
Dear Director Listenbee, I am writing to call upon the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to issue guidelines on the treatment of families of system-involved youth that reflect the Family Bill of Rights, a set of recommendations, based on the research of over one-thousand families...
May 16th, 2013
Such Courage displayed by Damien, a New Mexico student that is graduating and wants to be able to be proud and walk with his friends!
ABQ transgender student told to wear female graduation gown
A Saint Pius senior was born a girl -- but refuses to go graduate in a girl's gown.
May 14th, 2013
Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA) brought Mama's Day to CA legislators at their Mama's Day luncheon where they built support for the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. Congratulations!
News from Strong Families Partners
Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy | April 2013
CLRJ | April 2013
Advocates for Youth | April 2013
Strong Families New Mexico | April 2013