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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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Join MomsRising, Voto Latino, Advancement Project and more for National Voter Registration Day!

Posted September 22, 2014 by Anita

Please join MomsRising, Voto Latino, and Advancement Project on Tuesday, September 23 at 1 PM ET/ 10 AM PT to tweet resources and questions about National Voter Registration Day! Come and share your questions, experiences, resources, and more this Tuesday using hashtag #CelebrateNVRD on Twitter.   DATE: Tuesday, September 23, 2014  TIME: 1-2pm ET / 10-11am PT WHERE: On Twitter with the hashtag #CelebrateNVRD CO-HOSTS: @MomsRising, @Votolatino and @adv_project    Tweet with us!   Join @MomsRising @votolatino & @adv_project 9/23 1pmET for a [...]

Posted Under: momsvote

Reporting income changes to the health insurance marketplace

Posted September 22, 2014 by Nina Perez

If you just switched jobs, have a fluctuating income as a small business owner, or work as a contractor—you may need to report income changes if you purchased a health plan on the health insurance marketplace this last enrollment period. Tedious I know, but reporting your income now could save you money in the long [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

On MomsRising Radio This Week: #BuildUpKids, #ChildrenShouldGrowNotGlow, #WorkingMother, #JusticeForMikeBrown

Posted September 22, 2014 by Kristin

Radio!First up, we talk about moving GIANT ABC building blocks on the front lawn of the US Capitol, along with Democratic and Republican members of Congress.  You don't see that kind of working together very often these days.  Find out why!  #BuildUpKids     Our next segment covers how some local moms in Missouri are fighting a [...]

Posted Under: radio

Alicia Keys launches #WeAreHere movement with MomsRising, 11 other organizations

Posted September 22, 2014 by Kristin

TERRIFIC BREAKING NEWS! Giant thank you to Alicia Keys for partnering with MomsRising.org & others in a big way for her ‪#‎WeAreHere‬ movement! Want more details about this exciting partnership & project? Check out this great article by Nick Kristof in The New York Times about the partnership here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/21/opinion/sunday/nicholas-kristof-alicia-keys-asks-why-are-we-here.html ‪#‎WEmatter‬ ‪#‎WeVote‬ ‪#‎WeArePOWERFUL‬ #WeAreHere  

The View from 3 Feet: Preschoolers + Video Cameras = Adorable

Posted September 19, 2014 by Joe Bishop

Ever wondered what the world looks like from a preschooler's point of view? Well then check out this new (and totally adorable) short video about why preschool matters, as told by the little tots themselves. Honestly, I could talk your ear off about the importance of early learning, but wouldn't you rather have some cute [...]

#PeoplesClimate and People's Budget: #WorthSaving

Posted September 19, 2014 by Robin Claremont

This Sunday, the People’s Climate March, billing itself as the largest climate march in history, will flood the streets of New York City to draw attention to the urgent need to address global climate change. Tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of people will participate in the march set to coincide with a UN Summit [...]

#FoodFri Tweetchat: Raise YOUR Voice for Healthy School Snacks!

Posted September 18, 2014 by Migdalia Rivera

Tweetchat Nationally, most students buy at least one sugary drink or snack every day in school—one of the many reasons why school food greatly affects their health. National guidelines are in place this year to make sure school snacks are healthy. Join us for FoodFri on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 1 p.m. EST. Click [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Building Blocks for Early Learning: Pennsylvania Edition

Posted September 17, 2014 by Mary E. Mannix

Blocks are one of the first toys for most American children. As an early childhood teacher of over twenty five years, I can not count how many building blocks I have helped to stack, sort, count, name, knock over and pick up. They are a fundamental piece to the foundation for lifelong learning. Through block [...]