Equal Voice for America’s Families: National Family Platform

The testimonies of families at 65 townhall meetings have been synthesized into a cohesive National Family Platform, which represents the shared vision of more than 30,000 families for families in this country and a blueprint for change. The platform contains 98 concrete policy recommendations at the local, state and federal levels in eight issue areas: child care, education, criminal justice reform, employment and job training, health care, housing, immigration reform, and safe and thriving communities.

 

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What is the Equal Voice for America’s Families campaign? Equal Voice, a burgeoning movement for and by low-income families, serves as Marguerite Casey Foundation’s framework for collaborative movement building to bring about change – in public policy, attitudes and practices – to ensure the well-being of America’s families.

America will hear directly from families about policy changes necessary to provide economic opportunities for low-wage and working families. Learn more about the Campaign, its goals, and why 30,000 families got involved. Download the brochure also in: