Strong Families Blog
Our vision is that every family have the rights, recognition and resources it needs to thrive.
February 19, 2016
We are typical American families
Strong Families , Feminist Women's Health Center , and the Atlanta artists behind Typical American Families collaborated with Georgi...
February 10, 2016
Art Connects Legislators to Georgia’s Diverse Families
MEDIA ALERT “Typical American Families” Photography Exhibit Uses Art To Connect Legislators to Georgia’s Diverse Families Exhibit E...
January 28, 2016
Who Made the Grade? Strong Families New Mexico’s Legislative Report Card Details Legislators Commitment to Strengthening Families Across the State
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jessica Collins, Strong Families New Mexico Jessica@forwardtogether.org , 505-459-7181 Jan...
January 26, 2016
What progressives can learn from the militia occupation in Oregon
By Kelley Weigel, Executive Director, Western States Center, and a member of the Strong Families community It’s day 26 of the stand...
November 20, 2015
Today is Trans Day of Resilience. Here's why it matters:
Growing up, I couldn’t tell you the definition of “transgender.” I just knew I was a girl, even though I didn’t know what that meant. ...
November 17, 2015
What I want young trans girls to know
My name is Riley and I work for Young Women United, a Strong Families partner. As a trans woman of color, I’m incredibly proud to be a part...
Artists and Activists Re-Imagine "Trans Day of Remembrance"
Eight transgender artists and organizations release original art highlighting trans resilience, power and leadership November 16, 201...
October 26, 2015
The FCC Took A Stand for Families with Incarcerated Loved Ones
Last week the FCC voted to lower the costs of phone calls from incarcerated people to their loved ones outside. This will make a profound d...
September 15, 2015
California Teens: Our Schools Need Sex Education
by Manie Grewal, Policy and Organizing Manager, Forward Together When I moved to California about a year ago and started working on sex ed...
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