ParentsTogether’s 2021 Emergency Survival Plan for Families

What Families Need To Thrive Pushed to the Breaking Point In 2020, families across the United States experienced unimaginable hardship. The coronavirus pandemic forced millions out of work and the majority of children out of in-person school or daycare. By the end of the year, many families had reached both financial and emotional breaking points. In December, three quarters of …

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ParentsTogether’s Survey of Families in America Identifies Increasingly Dire Financial Crisis with 37% of Families Worse Off Now Than One Month Ago

With benefits cliff looming, families are desperate for another relief package from Congress Report Also Shows Deep Mental Health Crisis, 67% Say Someone in Their House is Struggling Emotionally; 47% Say Kids Mental Health Has Gotten Worse Since Summer December 10, 2020 — According to a new survey from ParentsTogether, families across the United States are reaching both financial and …

Warning for Parents: Parler inappropriate and dangerous for minors

ParentsTogether urges all parents of children under age 18 to immediately check their kids’ phones and tablets to ensure that their children have not installed Parler. If your child has installed Parler, we strongly recommend that you delete their account and the app.

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …