Research shows that Marriage is America's greatest weapon against poverty and violence. See what the research says.
|Rabbi Daniel Lapin, head of American Alliance of Jews and Christians, describes describes the most effective way to stablize society and reduce crime and poverty.
Let’s Strengthen Marriage is a national campaign to encourage many diverse groups to strengthen individual marriages, reduce the divorce rate, and build a stronger marriage culture, which in turn helps curtail poverty and benefits children. Since its inception in 2010, its largest program is National Marriage Week USA (February 7-14), which now mobilizes marriage-strengthening events all across the country and has the only collaborative National Calendar for trusted marriage events and classes on a state by state basis. For resources to start an event or city campaign in your area, or for personal help or ways to help others, please visit www.NationalMarriageWeekUSA.org.
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Marriage works. It makes people happier, live longer, and build more economic security. Children with married parents perform better in school. Read short summary from “The Case for Marriage” here. Click here for new research on "Why Marriage Matters: Thirty Conclusions from Social Science."
Deep down, everyone wishes they could have a rewarding lifelong commitment with their spouse. But in the midst of challenges, we forget how marriage can benefit our personal lives. We are losing our determination and the skills to keep marriages heal thy and strong.
Marriage breakdown is costly to our kids and to society at large. Divorce and unwed childbearing cost the U.S. taxpayers a whopping $112 billion annually. In these economic challenging times, building stronger marriages helps build a stronger nation.