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Wow, You Did All THAT in 2015?!?
Together we achieved historic wins for families, from fair pay and paid sick days to affordable health coverage and gun safety.

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The United States has the largest prison population and the highest incarceration rate in the entire world.

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Who won the mom vote tonight?

Posted September 27, 2016 by Kristin

Take Action!Tonight, during the first presidential debate, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton laid out extraordinarily different visions for America. Which one do you think moms and families prefer? YOU have the power to make sure a vision for America that women, moms, and families support wins this November. Moms, dads, aunts, uncles, grandparents…THIS IS OUR [...]

Posted Under: MomsRising momsvote

The Good Fight!

Posted September 26, 2016 by Kristin

Radio!On this show we talk about life on the campaign trail with Anne Holton, who is married to Vice Presidential nominee, Senator Tim Kaine; we cover the response to the recent police shootings with Justin Hansford; we reveal a new study on breadwinning moms; and we explore the power of the Latina vote!   *Special Guests include:  [...]

Posted Under: radio

#MilitaryMonday: Why Military Spouses Can't Have it All

Posted September 26, 2016 by Jeremy L Hilton

In mid-July, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) published the first in a three-part series regarding military spouse employment, titled The Force Behindthe Force: A Business Case for Leveraging Military Spouse Talent. The purpose of the study was: “to outline some of the positive and potentially business enhancing characteristics of military spouses related to [...]

Debate BINGO! Get your card here

Posted September 24, 2016 by Ashley Boyd

Play BINGO!This is going to be EPIC!  Monday, September 26th at 9pm ET / 6pm PT is the first Presidential debate of the 2016 election! To keep debate watching fun, we've created a debate BINGO card to help you track whether the candidates are covering issues of greatest concern to women, moms, and families.   ** Gather your [...]

Posted Under: momsvote


Posted September 23, 2016 by June Jimenez

The system is rigged. I hear, feel and share many people's frustrations with everything that is going on in this country. I'm especially feeling some kind of way about it today. Let me explain. I was part of a grand jury today that had to decide if an officer-involved shooting was justified. I was voluntold [...]

Posted Under: politics & policy

Two Black fathers shot dead for nothing.

Posted September 23, 2016 by Monifa Bandele

Keith Lamont Scott of Charlotte, North Carolina, had been waiting in his car for his son to arrive home from school, and Terence Crutcher, of Tulsa, Oklahoma had been waiting at the side of the road after his truck stalled. Both men are now dead, wrongfully gunned down by police. Both are Black men. This [...]

Tips on Healthy School Fundraisers

Posted October 19, 2015 by Karen Showalter

School fundraisers don't have to focus on junk food! Parents know: kids have just as much fun running, walking, dancing, doing service projects and more! Check out some ideas below. Concerned about fundraisers in your school? Get involved by talking to the principal and PTA. Indeed, many schools need to raise funds for important programs. [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Join your Local Wellness Committee!

Posted October 19, 2015 by Karen Showalter

A local school Wellness Policy is a "written document of official policies that guide a local educational agency (LEA) or school district's efforts to establish a school environment that promotes students' health, well-being, and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activity," according to the USDA. Wellness policies are overseen by Wellness Committees, [...]

Posted Under: Food!