A Letter to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

Recent research from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) found harmful and inappropriate content easily accessible to kids on TikTok, including videos supporting white supremacy, holocaust denial, anti-Semitism, and terrorism.

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 …

Letter to Congress: Rescue our kids NOW

July 20, 2020 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 …

Families Virtual Protest for Black Lives: Take Action

Thank you for taking part in the Families Virtual Protest for Black Lives. Now, keep the momentum going with some of these immediate action steps. Support the Movement for Black Lives Donate now to those leading the fight to make Black Lives Matter. Demands of the Movement for Black Lives Get educated about the policy changes needed to make Black …

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ParentsTogether Survey Reveals Remote Learning is Failing Our Most Vulnerable Students

As schools prepare for distance learning to continue in some form, Congress must provide resources to prevent low-income students and students with learning challenges from falling further behind New York, NY – ParentsTogether Action, a national parent-led organization with over 2 million members, has released the results of a survey of more than 1,500 families around the country regarding the …

400,000 Call on Congress to Freeze Rent/Mortgage/Utility Payments for American Families

ParentsTogether survey indicates half of families already can’t afford basic necessities New York, NY — As millions of families struggle to pay their bills as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, 403,525 people have signed a petition created by ParentsTogether Action calling on Congress to suspend rent, mortgage, and utility payments, and order a full moratorium on evictions/foreclosures. ParentsTogether Action, …

Let’s Make Voting a Family Affair With #FamilyVote

At ParentsTogether we’re crazy about making voting a family affair. Kids who grow up watching their parents vote turn into adults who vote, too. There’s tons of research that says lifelong voting habits are formed in childhood and adolescence. But taking kids to the polls isn’t just about creating future voters. When you take your kids to vote, you’re modeling …

More Than 21,000 Have Signed Petition To Renew CHIP

More than 21,000 parents have signed ParentsTogether Action’s petition asking Congress to renew the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) now! The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides insurance to nine million children whose families earn too much for Medicaid, but do not receive insurance through their employers. On September 30, 2017, federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) …

Parents: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New Republican Health Care Bill

Nothing matters more to me than my kids’ health. So I’ve been digging into how the Republicans’ new health care bill (the one that was kept secret until last Thursday) will affect families like mine. Short answer: yikes. Here are five big changes all families need to know about: 1. Maternity Care Giving birth could get a lot more expensive. …