ADVOCACY: the act of pleading or arguing in favor of something, such as a cause, idea, or policy; active support.


Become An Advocate

As an advocate for children and families, Families First's purpose is to study conditions that adversely affect the social well-being of families and children, and ensure the voices of those in need are heard throughout our federal, state and local entities.

  Click here to find out how Families First has been advocating for children and families for over a century.

What It Means To Be A Families First Advocate

When you sign up to get involved, you’ll begin receiving free e-mail updates, newsletters and action alerts from Families First. These communications will keep you informed of what’s going on in the White House, Congress and Georgia’s legislature.

Get involved!

Families First is making a difference — whether it's fighting for the well-being of our children or important issues that impact families. But we can't do it without you. Sign up below to become a Families First Advocate, and you'll receive e-mail action alerts on the issues you care about, as well as the latest news on current legislation within Georgia, Congress and the White House.

Join Families First and make your voice heard on the issues you care about. Simply fill out the form to start making a difference.

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Please review the 2014 Georgia General Assembly Advocacy Report 


2014 GA General Assembly Advocacy Report


Families First wisely recognizes that part of its service to families is making sure elected officials and agencies carrying out lawmakers' decisions hear, understand, and take into account these families' needs and concerns.

— Linda Smith Lowe, Public Policy Advocate

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Become a Families First Advocate!

Families First wants you to join us in advocating for children and families in Georgia.  For useful tips on how to become an effective advocate for your cause, click here.

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