From our general meeting last night - Universal Healthcare: If they can do it, why can't we?Read More
Sneak Peak: RaisingVoicesUSA Posters!
At our general meeting onJune 13, we'll unveil our new poster, which will soon be available to purchase. These posters were created using artwork from our spring exhibition, featuring members of our community.Read More
As Pride month approaches in June, we encourage you to read on for information about how you can advocate the New York State Senate to pass the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), as well as for information about our upcoming meeting, which will focus on how to be an LGBTQ Ally.Read More
Your voice is needed to ensure the bill put forward by Nassau County Legislator Debra Mule is brought to a vote.Read More
The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) is a proposed New York law which adds gender identity and expression as a protected class in the state's human rights and hate crimes laws. New York’s lawmakers have been working to pass this legislation since 2003 but have been repeatedly blocked. They need to hear from you if you support this law.Read More
RaisingVoicesUSA General Meeting - April 25, 2018
Saving the Earth: Think Globally, Act LocallyRead More
RaisingVoicesUSA General Meeting - March 23, 2018
These Times Will Make Activists of Us All:
How Young People are Finding and Raising Their Voices
2018 is an important year, and it is so important that we encourage EVERYONE to vote. Please share these links and help to spread the word. VOTE, VOTE, VOTE!Read More
On March 24, 2018, people of all ages, nation-wide, joined the "March for Our Lives" movement in support of common sense gun legislation. These are the photos of some of our Raising Voices USA members from all across the country. Thank you, to all who contributed.Read More
Facebook Inc. is under fire following reports that the personal data of 50 million users were obtained by an analytics firm that helped elect President Donald Trump. Lawmakers and regulators in the U.S. and U.K. are now scrutinizing the social media giant, whose shares have dropped more than 9 percent since the news broke on March 17.Read More
On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today.
March with us in Washington DC or march in your own community. On March 24, the collective voices of the March For Our Lives movement will be heard.Read More
Evening of Advocacy: Gun Violence Prevention
Thursday, March 15, 7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
March Meeting: "These times will make activists of us all"
A roundtable discussion on how young people are finding and raising their voices
Wednesday, March 21
6:30-7:30 pm RaisingVoices Art Show
7:30-9:00 pm Roundtable Discussion
In the aftermath of the latest horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, we are reminded yet again of the empty thoughts and prayers of our politicians, every time tragedy strikes.
This New York Times report is four months old, but just as relevant today, if not moreso. These politicians are bound by their desire to continue receiving N.R.A funding. We need to vote them out of office, plain and simple. VOTE, VOTE, VOTE, and encourage everyone you know to do so, as well. For the sake of our children, and our fellow Americans.Read More
After yet another senseless shooting, we at Raising Voices are turning our anger and pain into action. Thoughts and prayers are not enough - they never were. The innocent lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, were not the first, and sadly, will not be the last. It's time to force our legislators to act - we're failing our children and ourselves.Read More
Great coverage in the ABLE newspaper this week!Read More
Be inspired. Raise your voice. Make some art!Read More
RVC organization hosts panel discussion to look beyond the #MeToo movement
Kathleen Baxley, Rockville Centre’s deputy mayor, discussed how she has made a difference in the community during a “Beyond #MeToo” event hosted by Raising Voices at Central Synagogue-Beth Emeth on Jan. 31.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen told the dozens of women in the crowd not to underestimate themselves.Read More