“Talk is cheap.” That’s what we say. And, to a degree, it’s true. But bear this in mind: all action is precipitated by talk. People will often try to silence your voice expressly for that reason — because they know it will lead to action.
In the age where hating on millenials is trendy, dismissing the value of social media is equally in vogue — there’s a correlation there, but that’s another post for another time. But like any form of communication, it has its pros and cons, and you get out of it what you put into it.
This is what we put into it. A group of like minded and motivated parents from all across the country banded together using social media to encourage, educate, and challenge each other (and our peers) ideologically and politically while raising the level of discourse. You’ve seen us posting since well before the election, and you’ve seen us continue to join our collective voices as concerned citizens and parents since.
Today, we launched our next initiative: a PAC (Political Action Committee). Raising Our Future is focused on funding federal candidates who are fighting to make a better world for our children on issues of educational equity, social justice, and family planning.
We just launched yesterday. In one day, we raised over $15,000 and took our new Facebook page to 1,300 members. We shared the stories of dozens of founding members throughout the day (we’ll continue this in the days and weeks to come), each post reaching, on average, 2,500 people.
“Stop talking and do something about it.”
We did. We have. We are. We are a force to be reckoned with. Join us.
Like Us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ROFPAC
Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rof_pac
Our Story: https://www.raisingourfuture.org/2017/07/25/alex-and-jess-are-raising-our-future