Reclaim our children from the state
Self-help, multi-racial action and support groups of mothers, other family members, former social workers, foster parents & supporters in Los Angeles and Philadelphia working together against the unjust removal of children from their families by the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Children are often snatched,...
Hear directly from mothers fighting to get their kids out of foster care, children, and from supporters including family members, community activists, former social workers and others.
For International Women’s Day, join women in 60 countries for the 10th Global Women’s Strike
In Philadelphia mothers and supporters protest at DHS:
Protest! Friday March 6...
See below for excellent Daily News articles published on the work of DHS Give Us Back Our Children (which Every Mother is a Working Mother Network coordinates and in which the Global Women's Strike is involved) and on the case of one of the mothers in the group! Please forward widely, and write letters to the Daily News thanking them for these breakthrough articles (write to...
Philadelphia-based self-help multi-racial support and action group of mothers, other family members & supporters which grew out of a weekly picket started by a mother outside DHS. We fight individual cases, build public awareness, educate the media, work to change unjust policies and practices, and challenge sexism, racism and prejudices against mothers at every branch of the system....
Press Conference: DCFS-Give Us Back Our Children!
In an unprecedented and hopeful coming together, mothers, some fathers, other family members and supporters are launching a campaign entitled “DCFS-Give Us Back Our Children” to get back children unjustly and often illegally taken by the Department of Children and Family Services and to stop other abuse within the system....
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
Speaking at The Life and Legacy of C.L.R. James Conference
In the Guardian: From welfare to wages, women fight back against the uncaring market
More Guardian articles
Listen to speak in Ireland: "How can women defeat austerity?"
Other countries we work with (so far...)
Sojourner Truth Radio
Margaret Prescod on Sojourner Truth Pacifica Radio, KPFK, Tuesdays.
News on US domestic & foreign policy. Cutting-edge interviews with women, people of color & others around the world.
KPFK's Margaret Prescod named Best Radio Personality - 2012 by OC Weekly!
Sojourner Truth website
UK Fri 17th May 13
Letter to The Guardian reporting on launch of petition 'Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.'UK Thu 16th May 13
Messages of support to launch of petition Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.UK Thu 16th May 13
Mon 13th May 13
USA Sat 11th May 13