1) Effective organizations need paid legislative representatives and staff. Volunteers are great but over time they are only effective when coordinated by fulltime staff.
2) It took decades for the family law system to become the mess it is--we are not going to change everything overnight. We pick battles that are tough but winnable, we build sustainable alliances and relationships, and we make consistent legislative progress.
3) It is axiomatic that California family law has an enormous impact on the family law of other states--we are effectively exporting F & F's work in Sacramento to other states.We want you with us--to volunteer, please click here. Glenn Sacks, MA National Executive Director, Fathers and Families Ned Holstein, M.D., M.S. Founder, Chairman of the Board, Fathers and Families