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Tell the NRA & Congress
Now is the time for common sense gun regulations!

Invest in our littlest learners!
Families have a chance for affordable high-quality Pre-K with the Strong Start for America's Children Act. Ask your Senators to co-sponsor it today!

Moms Are Talking
“My husband and I found ourselves with a surprise pregnancy when our two children were 10 and 12."

Sandy, Washington

Let's Get Soda Out of Kids' Meals!
Tell Burger King and Wendy's that soda shouldn't be the default drink for kids

Join the Good Food Force!
Help get the word out about healthy school foods, junk food marketing to kids, and reducing childhood obesity.

Tell Nickelodeon to Stop Marketing Junk Food to Kids!
Parents need everyone, including schools, sports teams and children's media to help our kids make healthy food choices.

SNAP (food stamps) support healthy kids and families!

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Quick Action→ Minimum wage workers need your voice TODAY!

Posted August 22, 2014 by Elyssa Koidin

Right now as we speak your members of Congress are home on August recess, enjoying their vacations and reconnecting with their districts.  One surefire way to get their attention while they are back in their districts is to submit a letter to the editor to your local newspaper.   Will you join me in writing a [...]

Posted Under: family economic security

[Good Food Force] #SmartSnacks for #Backtoschool!

Posted August 22, 2014 by Karen Showalter

Greetings Good Food Force! This week we're all about SMART SNACKS! Check out a summary of exciting updates to snacks in schools, as well as some tips on great options you can make at home. Please read and share!  1. THE HOT LINE: Let's get excited about #SmartSnacks! We've been talking a lot about healthy changes [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Can you hear us Congress? #WEmatter!

Posted August 21, 2014 by Ruth Martin

Take Action!Last week I was driving my kids home from pre-school when I just had to turn up the radio. I was like, “Yes! They are singing my song!” But it wasn't Beyoncé's latest hit. It was a news story about how ridiculously long overdue paid family (maternity/paternity) leave is in the United States. Then I got mad. And [...]

Posted Under: family economic security

5 Reasons to Talk to Congress This August

Posted August 20, 2014 by Robin Claremont

It’s August, which means beach time, summer camp, cookouts, vacation, and… talking to your Congressperson?! It may not be the first thing you think of when you imagine how you’d like to spend the remaining lazy days of summer, but talking to your elected representatives should be at the top of your August “to-do” list. [...]

Women & Men Advancing Gender Equality Together

Posted August 19, 2014 by Carla Goldstein

As we reflect on what’s needed to accelerate efforts in achieving equality, the time has come to build a stronger partnership between women and men; partnership that acknowledges and embraces our interdependence, and that builds on our mutual interests in achieving gender equality. Without strengthening our partnership across the gender divide, true equality will remain [...]

Posted Under: politics & policy radio

Don’t lose your ACA health coverage!

Posted August 19, 2014 by Nina Perez

If you received a warning notice in the mail or know you have a data inconsistency with your original marketplace health insurance application, read the below blog post from healthcare.gov and get your paperwork in to the marketplace  ASAP by September 5th! If you're having trouble submitting the paperwork on your own, call 1-800-318-2596 and let them know you have a “data [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

#FoodFri Tweetchat: Back to School with Smart Snacks

Posted August 17, 2014 by Migdalia Rivera

This year as kids go back to school, school food will be getting even healthier. Smart Snacks went into effect July 1st, updating the national nutrition standards for vending, school stores, fundraisers, and a la carte in school cafeterias.  Also, school lunches and breakfasts continue to get healthier, with stronger standards this fall for whole [...]

Posted Under: Food!

#FoodFri Tweetchat: It's Not A "Poor Kid" Issue

Posted August 14, 2014 by Migdalia Rivera

Growing up, my Mami stressed the importance of breakfast. She knew it fueled my day, giving me the energy I needed to pay attention in school. Today, research shows school breakfast participation has been linked to fewer occurrences of student hunger, decreased tardiness and absenteeism, as well as, improved focus and cognitive abilities. Children who [...]

Posted Under: Food!