To honor and acknowledge Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, throughout May we have explored the intersection between SFI’s policy priorities and the AAPI community.
Time is running out. Latest reports tell us that this is our last chance to rescue a vital diplomatic deal. Now is the time to act to prevent an unnecessary war. Secure Families Initiative urges decision makers in Washington to support a negotiated re-entry into the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known […]
Two years ago today, a 46 year-old Black man named George Floyd was handcuffed and pinned on the ground by a police officer’s knee, which resulted in his murder being captured on video and witnessed around the globe. It is a sobering anniversary for the many in our country who saw ourselves reflected in George […]
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By Venus Doan My name is Venus Doan, an active duty US Marine Corps spouse and a Real Estate Broker. Today I am honored to share the story of my husband, Colonel Jackson Trung Doan. He was born May of 1973 in Saigon, Vietnam. Jackson’s grandfather was a general contractor for governmental construction. His mother […]
Secure Families Initiative is looking for a talented individual to lead our organization as an Interim Executive Director. Overall, we seek someone who can adopt the role of team leader and feel comfortable representing the organization to external partners.
Have you ever had a conversation with someone you love about a topic that you fundamentally disagree on? It’s hard. Sometimes we freeze up because we’re too afraid of saying something “wrong.” Sometimes we have a hard time staying calm when things get emotionally-charged. These conversations are so important. Whether we’re talking to people who […]
At SFI, we encourage military family members and veterans to advocate on issues that impact them. But you might be thinking, “This all sounds great! But I’m afraid of being ‘too political’ for fear of getting in trouble, or hurting my service member’s career. After all, aren’t there rules in the military about not doing that sort […]
Secure Families Initiative will testify during a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee investigative hearing entitled: “Helping Veterans Thrive: The Importance of Peer Support In Preventing Domestic Violent Extremism.”
Early in the 2022 primary election cycle, the Military Vote Coalition hosted a Q&A with the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) to answer military voters’ most common and pressing questions about registering to vote and casting their ballots.