ACRJ is hiring for Communications Director

Friday, May 27, 2011

ACRJ is looking for a Communications Director to lead our exciting Strong Families communications efforts. To read more or download the j...

Growing from Groundwork

Friday, May 27, 2011

By Kalpana Krishnamurthy , Western States Center Download the report here Imagine watching your...

ACRJ’s NEW summer youth programs challenge patriarchy and homophobia

Thursday, May 26, 2011

This summer we are doing exciting NEW things with Asian youth in Oakland. In addition to our 30 yout...

Dear Gmama

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

It is past Mothers Day, but there should never be a day that goes by where we don't honor the wo...

Staying strong in juvenile hall

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

By Miranda “Camboslice” Uong, SAFIRE Participant My family includes my mom and two younger brothers....

Musings on (the day after) Mother’s Day

Saturday, May 14, 2011

[This is an excerpt from a post that originally appeared in Crunk Feminist Collective .] By moyazb As a graduate student, with a penchan...

Mama's Day 2011: Looking back, looking ahead

Friday, May 13, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the ...

Sex education starts at home

Thursday, May 12, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the ...

Strong families love unconditionally

Thursday, May 12, 2011

[This is an excerpt from an article that originally appeared in On The Issues Magazine .] By Susan Lehman As the mother of grown childre...

Honoring Young Mamas in North Carolina

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

[This was originally posted on the University of North Carolina's Feminist Students United blog .] by Feminist Students United These d...

Mama’s not just another statistic

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the...

Honoring all mamas on Mother’s Day

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

[This post originally appeared in Ms. Magazine .] By Laura Paskus On Mother’s Day, it’s easy to get caught up in the Hallmark image of M...

How our immigration policies hurt families--and all of us

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

[This post, which excerpts an RH Reality Check piece, is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of ...

Why reproductive justice is a Black thing

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

[This post, an excerpt from an RH Reality Check article, is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all...

Supporting her journey: A full-spectrum doula’s look at the politics of motherhood

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

[This post, which excerpts an RH Reality Check piece, is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all o...

Unbound: a Mother's Day gift

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

[This post, an excerpt from a Western States Center piece, is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow a...

The up and down journey of motherhood: let's lift as they climb

Monday, May 09, 2011

[This post, an excerpt from RH Reality Check , is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the Mam...

Motherhood, media, and a 21st century movement

Monday, May 09, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the Mama's Day events, visit us on Faceb...

Mother's Day scavenger hunt for the impossible perfect gift

Friday, May 06, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the ...

Queer parenting: being genderqueer and pregnant

Friday, May 06, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the ...

Separate and uninformed: discrimination against pregnant and young Latina mothers in California schools

Thursday, May 05, 2011

By Rocio Córdoba [As part of our Mama's Day blog series, we are sharing an excerpt from a pi...

What to expect when you are (young and) expecting--The Frisky

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the Mama's Day events, visit us on Faceb...

War, death and mamas

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the ...

SAFIRE Mama's Day Series: "Babies need love, moms do too"

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

[This post is part of a Mama’s Day Series by The Strong Families Initiative . To follow all of the ...

Who thought up Mother's Day, anyway?

Monday, May 02, 2011

As the news about Osama bin Laden's death sinks in, we have been thinking about the roots of Mother's Day.  It was a call to peace. ...