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 […]
Secure Families Initiative Volunteer Corps member Jennifer Barnhill was featured on Independent.
I know. 2020 has been the longest year in human history. What I’m about to say will sound like I’m talking about a lifetime ago, but bear with me… Remember January?
“Omg I can’t wait to vote on November 3…” HOLD UP! If you’re a military voter living away from your voting residence, YOUR Ballot Day comes 45 days early! That’s right, THIS SATURDAY is when absentee military voters start to get their ballots from their election offices. TODAY is the best time to make sure […]
In many ways, the year 2020 feels more like a dozen years. But believe it or not, voter deadlines for the November 3 general election are just around the corner. We have researched and compiled the important deadlines into a state-by-state chart to make sure you don’t miss your chance to make your voice heard.
We’re so excited that you’re interested in joining our cohort of SFI volunteers! There’s a whole range of activities our volunteers can get involved with.
On Tuesday, May 5th, Secure Families Initiative hosted a town hall conversation with Lindsey Simmons, an active duty military spouse running for Congress.
“Doing this without my “I love you, I’m here with you, we are okay, pull yourself together” person is not fun.”