Together or individually, the stories in the Empowerment Tools section provide powerful starting points for dialogue that can lead families to advocacy and action. This website provides additional resources that organizations and families can use with the videos to inspire and empower low-income families to advocate on their own behalf.


Power of an Equal Voice: Resource Videos for Family Empowerment


The stories in the Power of an Equal Voice: Resource Videos for Family Empowerment provide powerful starting points for dialogue that can lead families to advocacy and action. This website provides additional resources that organizations and families can use with the videos to inspire and empower low-income families to advocate on their own behalf. Learn More

 


Equal Voice Youth Empowerment Project: Maria Full of Hope


Maria Full Of Hope tells the story of one young woman as she reflects on her challenging past, joins a local community organization and become an inspiring leader battling the droput crisis in Chicago. Learn More

 


Raising Hope: The Equal Voice Story

From 2007 to 2009, a documentary film team from Onda Films, headed by Maria Bures, journeyed with five families as they participated in the Equal Voice for America’s Families campaign. The result was Raising Hope: The Equal Voice Story, a full-length film that has been broadcast nationwide in collaboration with Latino Public Broadcasting and 14 local public television stations. Active Voice, a San Francisco team of strategic communication specialists, developed an outreach strategy around the film to engage communities in discussions of poverty and inequality in the United States. Learn More