SFI’s Executive Director Sarah Streyder participated in a webinar hosted by the Veterans and Civilians Initiative to discuss The Role of Veterans & Military Families in Bridging our National Divides.
Military families deserve a seat at every table that deliberates the policies that affect their lives, whether common like housing or world-changing like declaring war. Now is the time to push for inclusion.
One of the most pressing foreign policy issues facing Congress and the White House right now is Afghanistan. Specifically, whether to fully withdraw U.S. troops from the country by the current target date of May 1, 2021.
Secure Families Initiative is honored and eager to take part in the Biden-Harris administration’s relaunch of Joining Forces. As Joining Forces starts to take its new shape, SFI is sharing four recommendations.
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.
This morning, our SFI community woke with heavy hearts. The events at the U.S. Capitol last night have cast a shameful, disturbing shadow on the very core of our democracy. We condemn this failed insurrection, and we reassert our determination to advance strong national security, and free and fair elections.
By: Janessa Schilmoeller. 2020 has been filled with unexpected challenges, and the recent election cycle was no different. This election was especially difficult for members of our military community who went to great lengths to have their votes counted. Despite the challenges of voting during a global pandemic, the United States saw record turnout, with […]
In a typical year, absentee military voters face disproportionate challenges to the ballot box. In 2020, the complications of a worldwide pandemic and slower USPS delivery times created even more challenges to successfully casting our ballots. We have gathered and are sharing some stories of these unique pain points for military family voters.
My husband put his “Disabled Veteran” license plate on his car today. It struck me as such an odd thing. For twenty-one years, I’ve been a Navy wife. I don’t like all the trappings that come with that phrase, but I can’t escape the fact that it’s a huge part of my identity.
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities. This year, Secure Families Initiative is participating in GivingTuesday to harness the power of our military community to change the future of our country – one voice and one vote at a time. Your support of the Secure […]