On Saturday, people around the United States came together and raised their voices in support of keeping families together. Thank you to those who joined RaisingVoicesUSA members at rallies across Long Island, and to everyone who spoke up in support of humane, compassionate immigration policy at rallies across the country.Read More
On Saturday, people around the United States came together and raised their voices in support of keeping families together. Thank you to those who joined RaisingVoicesUSA members at rallies across Long Island, and to everyone who spoke up in support of humane, compassionate immigration policy.Read More
The president and top administration officials say U.S. laws or court rulings are forcing them to separate families that are caught trying to cross the southern border.
These claims are false. Immigrant families are being separated primarily because the Trump administration in April began to prosecute as many border-crossing offenses as possible. This “zero-tolerance policy” applies to all adults, regardless of whether they cross alone or with their children.Read More
Administration officials have pointed to "the law" as the reason why undocumented children are being separated from their parents. But there's no such law. (Meg Kelly/The Washington Post)Read More
After 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stunning upset against Rep. Joe Crowley in the New York Democratic congressional primary on Tuesday, the word "socialist" was repeatedly used to describe her.Read More
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