Today, Secure Families Initiative (SFI) celebrates two successful years of growth and advocacy since our nonprofit’s launch in 2020. In honor of the anniversary, SFI is pleased to announce the organization is growing. Bana Miller will join the Board of Directors and Brandi Jones will serve in a new Organizing Director position.
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We are delighted to introduce the newest member of the Secure Families Initiative team: Brandi Jones is our Organizing Director! Brandi is tasked with growing our membership, increasing advocacy participation, and expanding our presence across military and civilian communities.
Join us in welcoming our new Afghan neighbors to the United States! For Secure Families Initiative’s 2nd annual Day of Service, we are partnering with REACT DC, a milspouse-led resettlement organization that supports Afghan refugees in the DC-Virginia-Maryland area.
In only our second year in existence, Secure Families Initiative thrived and continued to grown in 2021. From DC parking lots to Zoom calls with members of Congress, we took action and used our voice on behalf of the military community the entire year. Here’s a look at some of our accomplishments in 2021. A […]
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.
We are excited to share our news: today, we launched a Patreon! A new method for civic engagement, education and empowerment. And bonus, a new way to support Secure Families Initiative.
The Secure Families Initiative released a compelling 9/11 anniversary video, highlighting stories from U.S. military families about what the last 20 years of wartime operational tempo have looked like on the homefront.
Secure Families Initiative Board of Advisors President Heather Aliano wrote an essay for the Just Security Symposium on the 20th anniversary of September 11th. “How Perpetual War Has Changed Us” is a deeply personal reflection on the impacts of twenty years of war on service members and military families.
Yesterday, over 160 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members were killed by suicide bombs near Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport. At least 185 Afghans and 15 U.S. service members were injured. This news has sent ripple effects throughout our military community.
“Action is the antidote to despair.” – Joan Baez We know the images and news out of Afghanistan have been overwhelming and, like us, you have probably felt helpless.