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My remarks urging Attorney General Lynch to investigate the death of Sandra Bland

July 30, 2015
My name is Nina Perez and I am here today on behalf of MomsRising and our million plus members to say that we are heartbroken that yet another mother has had to bury her child too soon. No mother should have to face that tragedy, or have to live in fear that their child will be harmed at the hands...
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Medicaid at 50: Five Decades of Working for Kids

July 30, 2015
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Medicaid , the program that provides health coverage for low-income kids and families, as well as seniors and people with disabilities. Medicaid is funded jointly by the federal government and the states and provides cost-efficient and effective coverage for its...
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Coca-Cola deal with Monster Energy bad for children

July 28, 2015
A recent deal between Coca-Cola and Monster Energy reinforces some common challenges that parents face every day: How do we protect our children from companies that spend so much time coming up with new ways to sell things to our children? How do we keep our children healthy when billions are spent...
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Lying to My Daughter

July 24, 2015
My daughter has feared police for a long time. Every time a cop would drive past or pull alongside us at a stop light she would get panicky. I would shake my head and dismissively ask her what was wrong. Her response was always that the police scared her; mine was that she was doing nothing wrong...
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“I’m going to light you up!”

July 24, 2015
Sandra Bland shouldn’t be dead. No mother should have to fear a loved one is harmed at the hands of those charged with protection. The pattern of racial profiling and police brutality in our nation must end. * Join us in calling for Attorney General Lynch to investigate the death of Sandra Bland...
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Not too late to Save our Food Choices!

July 22, 2015
Dear other Moms who want to know what we are feeding our children, ourselves and our families: I am reaching out as a member of MomsRising.org to encourage everyone to pick up the phone NOW to help stop this horrible pre-emptive measure that prohibits the democratic process and would make it...
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The Minimum Wage hasn't been raised for 6 years! Let's change that!

July 20, 2015
It's been six years since the U.S. Congress raised the federal minimum wage. Six years since hard-working moms and dads have seen a raise on their $15,080/year salary. It's time for moms to change this!
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Michigan Moms: RSVP To a Meeting with Senator Stabenow

July 16, 2015
Can you join me and other moms from the Detroit area for a meeting with Senator Stabenow and her staff on July 22nd?
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