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What do we do after antibiotics?

Posted July 1, 2015 by Anya Vanecek

“If you look back through history, most people died the way my great uncle died. Most people didn’t die of cancer or heart disease; the lifestyle diseases that affect us in the West today. They didn’t die of these, because they didn’t live long enough to develop them. They died of injuries… and most of [...]

Congress wants to cut Medicaid. Moms can’t let them!!!

Posted July 1, 2015 by Elyssa Koidin

Just last week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of The Affordable Care Act, protecting millions of families from losing the financial assistance that makes their healthcare affordable. This was a huge victory! But the fight isn’t over. We need to keep the victories rolling by bringing our powerful voices to Congress! Right now, [...]

Healthy Dinner: Salmon and Black Bean Cakes Recipe

Posted July 1, 2015 by Catarina Rivera

RecipeMy life can sometimes feel too hectic for cooking, but I really value eating healthy. That’s why I love these easy salmon and black bean cakes for dinner. I’m lucky that my husband Madison steps up in the kitchen and makes most of the meals. This time, my husband and I made them together and [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Making History for Our Littlest Learners

Posted July 1, 2015 by Lauren Hipp

Can we take a moment to celebrate? We made history this week. Washington state passed and funded The Early Start Act, making this the largest expansion of early learning in our state's history.   The voices of moms, dads, grandparents, and early learning supporters made the case for increasing access to high-quality early learning opportunities for our state's littlest learners [...]

Looking for a Healthy 4th of July Recipe? Join #FoodFri!

Posted July 1, 2015 by Migdalia Rivera

Tweetchat Happy 4th of July! This week we are celebrating with a healthy #FoodFri holiday recipe. Join @MomsRising and @MamasConPoder as we share sabroso/tasty recipes on July 3, 2015 at 1pm, EST! It's the perfect time to share your favorite recipes and find a few new ones as well.  Don't let the warm weather keep [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Support family economic security & the Department of Labor’s proposal to protect overtime pay!

Posted July 1, 2015 by Elyssa Koidin

Take Action!Working overtime and not getting paid? A nightmare, right? We wish it was only a bad dream. But, working overtime without getting paid is a nightmarish reality for too many working families because outdated regulations haven’t caught up with inflation. In fact, right now millions of workers are working overtime but not seeing a [...]

Posted Under: family economic security

Quick signature to help the uninsured in NC!

Posted July 1, 2015 by Felicia Willems

Woop! Woop! Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that eligible healthcare customers—including 450,000 North Carolinans—can continue to receive financial assistance in buying health coverage offered through the Affordable Care Act. This is great news! While those North Carolinians can now breathe a sigh of relief, there are still 500,000 uninsured North Carolinians who are waiting [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Maine Says No to Shackling Pregnant Women in Prison

Posted June 29, 2015 by Rachel Roth

Maine could soon become the first state in 2015 to limit the shackling of pregnant women in prison. The bill against shackling is a priority for the Maine Alliance for Reproductive Freedom and an integral part of the ACLU of Maine‘s focus on criminal justice reform. Twenty-one other states and the District of Columbia currently [...]