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I Mourn, With Hope

Posted July 21, 2016 by Jaime Farkas

Today I mourn. Yesterday I mourned. I mourned for the history that has brought us to these days.  I mourned for slavery, for lynching, for Rodney King to Philando Castile and everyone in between. I mourn for the officers killed in Dallas last night. I mourn for the African-American man who's heart beats faster today [...]

Join MomsRising at the Disarm Hate Rally!!

Posted July 21, 2016 by Elyssa Koidin

It’s been a tragic summer of gun violence and hate. Enough! It’s time to make sure our national leaders hear our demands for change as they look forward to the November Elections. Americans from across the country—including national leaders, parents, activists, and award-winning celebrities—will lift our voices together at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. [...]

Posted Under: gun safety

Why I'm Rallying to #DisarmHate!

Posted July 20, 2016 by Jason Hayes

When I was asked to write a blog for MomsRising, I thought why would anyone at MomsRising want to hear what I have to say?  I am not a mom.  In fact I am a gay man with no children and………That is when I stepped back and realized I was now doing to myself what [...]

Posted Under: gun safety

WIC Nutrition Education: Making Nutrition Work for Your Family

Posted July 18, 2016 by Sarah Widor

Healthy…  Nutritious… Low Fat… High Fiber… Moderation… Exercise… Carbs… Protein…  These days, you can’t walk down the street or flip through your favorite magazine without being bombarded by directives about what to eat and how to eat it.  Messages on how to live a healthy lifestyle are all around us, but making meaning of it [...]

Posted Under: Food!

#DisarmHate #BlackLivesMatter #EndAllGunViolenceNow

Posted July 11, 2016 by Kristin

On this show we cover the steps you can take to be an antiracist activist, hear the latest on Hillary Clinton, dive into disarming hate, and talk about hope as we cover where political wins are happening at the local level across the country.   *Special guests include:  Tim Wise, antiracist essayist, author and educator;  Joanne [...]

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This Heartbreaking Week Compels Us to Address Our Nation’s Legacy of Structural Racism and Toxic Gun Culture

Posted July 8, 2016 by Kristin

This has been a heartbreaking week for all Americans. We mourn the tragic killings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and five Dallas police officers who were on duty during a peaceful protest. These deaths compel us to address our nation's legacy of structural racism and a toxic gun culture in order to move forward. No mother, father, child or neighbor should ever have [...]

MomsRising Mourns Death of Philando Castile, Calls for Federal Action to Protect Civil and Human Rights for Everyone

Posted July 7, 2016 by Kristin

With Cameron Sterling’s heart-breaking cry still ringing in our ears as he mourned the police shooting death of his father, Alton Sterling, we awoke this morning to news of yet another African American man being shot and killed by a police officer. His girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter were witnesses to his death. Our hearts [...]

Reflections on The United State of Women Summit

Posted June 22, 2016 by Tina Sherman

From Vice President Biden's call to action challenging all of us (women *and* men) to help bring an end to violence against women to Michelle Obama and Oprah's *real* conversation about the fallacy women face to have and do it all, The United State of Women Summit, convened by the White House, has left me inspired [...]