Two kids sitting in front of their chalk drawing promoting early voting.

New Study Shows Pandemic and Response is Pushing Parents to the Polls; 36% Say Pandemic Made Them More Likely to Vote

October 21, 2020 – This morning, ParentsTogether Action, a national nonprofit organization made up of more than 2 million parents, released a new survey of a thousand parents which finds that parents around the country, despite the stress of  balancing work, childcare, and education, are mobilizing to vote in huge numbers in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic …

Kids drawing that says "I want to help my teacher!" #DoYourJob

Kids Across the Country Send Letters to Congress Demanding Stimulus, Help for their Families and Communities

Children of Members of Parent Advocacy Group ParentsTogether Send Letters and Drawings Asking Congress to #DoYourJob and Pass Another Relief Package As the Senate begins Supreme Court confirmation hearings instead of voting on a much needed Coronavirus stimulus package, kids around the country are taking it upon themselves to fight for the help they need and asking Congress to #DoYourJob. …

Child getting mask adjusted by an adult.

New ParentsTogether Survey Reveals Kids Face Mental Health Crisis as Pandemic Enters Sixth Month

Survey of Hundreds of Kids and Parents Shows 70% of Kids Report Being More Overwhelmed, Worried, or Sad because of Pandemic, 30% of Parents Worry About Feeding Kids at Home ParentsTogether, a national parent-led organization with over 2 million members, has released the results of a survey of parents and children around the country, highlighting the impact the coronavirus crisis …

Letter to Microsoft and Walmart re: TikTok

September 2, 2020 Satya NadellaCEOMicrosoftOne Microsoft WayRedmond, WA 98052 Doug McMillonCEOWalmart702 S.W. 8th StreetBentonville, AR 72716 Mr. Nadella and Mr. McMillon, We write to you on behalf of the more than 2.5 million parents across the United States that make up ParentsTogether to express our deep concern that right now, TikTok is not safe for our children, despite the fact that …

art installation of kids' art in front of Congress

ParentsTogether Exhibits Children’s Artwork at Congress to Raise Awareness for Struggling Families

This morning on the grounds of the United States Capitol, ParentsTogether Action—ParentsTogether’s advocacy arm—held a moving event to advocate for U.S. families who are struggling in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and an unprecedented economic downturn. The event marks the unveiling of a new campaign to raise awareness for the COVID generation, or “Gen C”—the kids growing up today …

New ParentsTogether Survey Finds Massive Lags in Child Care Around the Country, Health Concerns From Parents About Schools Reopening

One-Third of Parents Surveyed Say They Will Not Send Kids Back to School If They Reopen, One Quarter Say Schools are Very Unprepared to Provide Safe Learning Environments; Parents Overwhelmingly Oppose Tying School Funding to Reopening ParentsTogether, a national parent-led organization with over 2 million members, has released the results of a survey of over 1200 parents around the country …

Letter to Congress: Rescue our kids NOW

We, the undersigned, call on Congress to pass a Rescue Plan for Gen C, the generation of children living through the COVID-19 crisis.  If Congress fails to act quickly, a generation of vulnerable kids–particularly Black, Brown and low-income children–will suffer irreparable, lifelong harm.  Right now: Millions of families are running out of money for food and rent. One sixth of …

New ParentsTogether Survey Finds More Families Struggling Now Than In March and April

Survey of Over 1,500 Parents Indicates Economic Crisis Is Not Improving for Families, Eviction Cliff Looms, Lack of Childcare Making Things Worse Since the Coronavirus crisis hit, ParentsTogether has been continually surveying our members to find out how it’s hitting parents and families. Between June 28 and July 1, we surveyed a random sample of over 1,500 parents from our …