You Should Run for Office

Register now for one of our 5 day-long candidate training opportunities this spring and summer.  The WV Candidate Training Academy is a non-partisan coalition that is dedicated to recruiting and training new candidates for office.  We believe that democracy works better when more of us are involved in the political process, and when government is … Continue Reading ››
Black student and police chief partner to end racism and improve community relations.

Community Members, Charleston Police Department Unite to Address Racism & Increase Community Partnerships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Stephen Smith at Click here to contribute.  “Community Members, Charleston Police Department Unite to Address Racism & Increase Community Partnerships” Plan includes trainings, youth engagement, arrest tracking, and body cameras  CHARLESTON, WV – On Tuesday October 4th at 11am in Charleston City Hall, Charleston community leaders are joining with the Charleston Police Department to unveil an ambitious … Continue Reading ››

Meet our Fellow Jessica Laxton!

Meet Jessica Laxton! She’s a hardworking and dedicated fellow of Our Children, Our Future. Currently residing in Cowen, West Virginia, Jessica is a Parent Educator with the Nicholas County Parents as Teachers, and Nicholas County Starting Points. She first became involved with Our Children, Our Future while working for Nicholas County Starting Points and Nicholas County Parents … Continue Reading ››

Candidate Forums

Are you looking for a way to get your community organized and make a difference in your area? Our Children, Our Future Candidate Forums are a great way to do so! Candidate Forums are community-planned and community-led, giving your team the opportunity to ask the candidates where they stand on specific children’s issues (…. but they … Continue Reading ››