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Antibiotic-free Meat Buying Guide

Posted January 31, 2015 by Karen Showalter

Brought to you by U.S. PIRG Education Fund Happy Saturday! Today’s #GFF2015 Healthy New Year Challenge activity is brought to you by U.S. PIRG Education Fund and is all about protecting the health of our communities. Have you heard? The White House just doubled funding to combat antibiotic resistance – citing it a major public [...]

Posted Under: Food!

School Food Advocacy 101

Posted January 30, 2015 by Bettina Siegel

Our kids spend most of their waking life at school, so the food they encounter there can have a real impact on their health.  If you're feeling concerned about some aspect of your child's school food environment - take action!    Here are some general tips for effective school food advocacy:   Keep your cool. [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Great news out of Jacksonville, Florida for children's health!

Posted January 30, 2015 by Nina Perez

Take Action Great news! Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown and other city leaders are going the extra mile to make sure our kids have the health coverage they need! Jacksonville was recently awarded a grant through the National League of Cities to connect uninsured kids with low-cost KidCare and Medicaid coverage. With more than 17,000 uninsured children in Duval County [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Help us make some noise that will be heard all the way at the steps of the court!

Posted January 30, 2015 by Nina Perez

Raise your voice! Your voice isn’t being heard, yet.  In early March, the Supreme Court of the United States will review a case that threatens to eliminate financial assistance for health coverage in about 36 states as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A ruling against the ACA could increase the number of uninsured [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Quick signature needed for teens fighting for equal pay for equal work in WA!

Posted January 29, 2015 by Kristin

Take Action! I’m flat out inspired. Teens in Washington State are coming forward, standing up, and speaking out for fair pay. Here’s what some of them have to say: “Fair pay is extremely important to me as I start to think about my future. I’m starting to think about college and possible careers. My friends [...]

Posted Under: Realistic & Fair Wages

#FoodFri Tweetchat: What's In Your Fruit Snacks?

Posted January 29, 2015 by Migdalia Rivera

Tweetchat Looking for a healthy treat? Don't be deceived by claims of "fruit" in your snacks! Fruit snacks are everywhere: supermarkets, convenience stores, lunch boxes, cafeterias, vending machines... But the truth is these brightly colored processed foods tend to be all snack and no fruit. Join #FoodFri at 1pm, EST, on 1/30/2015, with @MomsRising and [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Who Makes Our Food?

Posted January 27, 2015 by Liz Shuler

More than 100 years ago, after Upton Sinclair worked undercover in Chicago meatpacking plants, he revealed the abuse and exploitation of immigrant workers in the industry—including the tragic story of a worker who fell into a rendering tank. Public reaction to his great book, “The Jungle,” forced federal measures to make food safer—but not workers [...]

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

Posted January 27, 2015 by Elyssa Koidin

Congress is only a few days into its new session and already vital health programs like Medicaid are in jeopardy. Without strong public support, the new Congress may take steps to fundamentally weaken Medicaid, a program that provides health coverage to one in three low-income children and to 70 percent of all nursing home residents. [...]

Posted Under: healthcare