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Friday Admin Post

Good morning, FAMily, I’m sorry to those of you who have a history of sexual assault and this past week (2 weeks? 2 years??) has been difficult. I know I have been struggling quite a bit. Most of us have stories. I see you. I believe you. ❤️ Please – let’s call senators and demand […]

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Friday Admin Post

Good morning, FAM! ❤️ Happy Friday (Feb 23)! Raise your hand if you miss having a REAL president….😢 While the head of the NRA speaks at the CPAC convention and says “socialist!” a thousand times to scare the shit out of conservatives, businesses are beginning to sever ties to the NRA – so far, Bank […]

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#VoteNoNRA – Friday Admin Post

Happy Friday, FAMily. Today our hearts are still heavy after yet another mass shooting in a school in Parkdale, FL. We turn our actions to those families and the families of future victims if we continue to do nothing. 1. Call Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell and ask them how many more children have to […]

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Triple Axel Monday Admin Post

Happy Monday, FAMily! For those of you off of work/school because of the weather–stay warm. For those of you who aren’t–stay safe! If you’ve been watching the Olympics, you know that America has been making some history. Mirai Nagasu is the first US woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics. Chris Madzder is […]

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Another Government Shutdown – Friday Admin Post

Happy Friday, FAMily! Hopefully all of you are safe and warm from this winter storm! Today is a great day to catch up on some past FAM blog posts-check them out here: http://Forwardactionmichigan.org/ Make sure to subscribe with your email to always be kept in the loop (scroll down to the bottom of the page) […]

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Black History Month: Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was a Black dancer and singer from Missouri who moved to France, where she became a popular entertainer, becoming the first Black person to star in a major motion picture, ZouZou. Less commonly known, was her work as an agent with the French Resistance. During the beginning of WWII, Baker used her fame and […]

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National Day of Action for a Dream Act Now – Wednesday Admin Post

Good morning, FAM! ❤️ Today is Wednesday, February 7, 2018. As you can see by our graphic – it is National Day of Action for a Dream Act Now. DACA is set to expire by March 5 (a random deadline decided upon by 45, which literally does not need to be enforced, yet 45 says […]

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Bob Mueller is Coming to Town – Wednesday Admin Post

Good morning, FAM! ❤️ It is Wednesday, January 31, 2018. As I chatted with the other admins last night, wondering what we should highlight (lowlight?) today, we realized there is SO MUCH horrible shit going on that we didn’t know where to start. We realize that y’all are keeping up with the news, and you […]

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Dream A Little Dream – Monday Admin Post

Good Morning, FAMily! We are so grateful to have you with us this week–and we’ve got some work to do. Before we get started, a few quick reminders: When posting to the group, lonely links will be declined. A lonely link is a post that just contains a link, no commentary or background from the […]

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What Does Transgender Mean?

Hey FAM! On this week’s Social Justice installment, we’re going to discuss Trans issues. We’re going to touch a bit on the Transgender community and some of the ways they are marginalized by cisgender folks. Let’s start with a few definitions: Gender: A social construct that allows individuals to make logical assumptions about someone based […]