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 […]
Military spouses commonly hold a misconception: you have to keep your political opinions to yourself because you don’t want to “impact your service member’s career.” I’m here to dispel that myth and encourage military spouses to GET INVOLVED with politics. Our voices and stories need to be heard!
In honor of Black History Month, throughout February we have explored the intersection between SFI’s policy priorities and our commitment to anti-racism. We are committed to building our advocacy and our work within this context year-round.
Secure Families Initiative is dedicated to promoting voter participation among military families, and ensuring that our community can cast our ballots without hesitation or complication. As part of that mission, we want to do our part to combat mis- and dis-information as it relates to voting and elections.
My name is Mary Monrose. I’m a military spouse, mom, advocate, and podcaster. I’d like to share my story about advocating for an issue I care about — the protection of rights of military children in Special Education.
You know what August means: long hot days, back-to-school sales, and yes — Congressional recess! With most Members of Congress spending the month back home in their districts, it’s time for military family advocates to show up and speak out at local town hall events.
We kicked off 2021 with a training on the theory and strategy behind eeeeeeverything we do here at SFI. I know, pretty legit. Because this stuff is so integral to our work, we thought we’d share the highlights here.
Who says voting can’t be fun? Not us! Use our Ballot Party Toolkit to host your own virtual ballot party this election season.
I had the privilege of sitting down (virtually) with three badass military spouse advocates who recently started a Facebook group for Black Lives Matter supporters in the military family community. Tori Coke and Shannon Powers are married to active duty Airmen, and Michele Compton to an active duty Coast Guardsman.