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.”
The news over the past several days regarding the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, has been concerning and troubling. We are dedicated to keeping ourselves safe and making sure the information we share is the most up-to-date.
Voting is undoubtedly more complicated for many military families than civilians. Between frequent moves and overseas duty stations, it can be annoying at best and prohibitively complicated at worst. At Secure Families Initiative, we understand the challenges because we live them too, which is why we know the value of celebrating every vote.
Earlier this month the White House released a proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2021. The proposed twenty one percent decrease in State Department funding is troubling. Cutting State Department funds doesn’t help the Pentagon. It hurts us.
On Tuesday, January 28, Foreign Policy for America hosted their first annual conference. Sarah Streyder, our Director, gave remarks introducing the Secure Families Initiative mission to those in attendance.