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Healthy Food for Healthy Children in North Carolina

May 2, 2016
North Carolina is in the midst of a childhood health crisis. Children across the state are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, and other chronic diseases because they lack access to healthy, nutritious food. Families want to be healthy, but too many simply have nowhere to buy affordable lean meats, whole grains, fruits and vegetables.
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Advocates Oppose House Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill

April 29, 2016
Anti-hunger advocates reacted strongly in opposition to a House Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill introduced last Wednesday, April 20. A statement from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) said the bill would roll back years of progress, leaving countless children without access to nutritious meals.
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'We can't fix poverty without fixing housing'

April 28, 2016
It all began with a snowball. Arleen’s 14-year-old son Jori and his cousin were throwing snowballs at passing cars. One driver took umbrage, slamming his brakes, chasing Jori into the family’s apartment and kicking down the front door. When Arleen’s landlord found out about the property damage,...
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Michigan Moms: Come to a screening of Katie Couric’s new film about guns!

April 27, 2016
The week of May 9th, MomsRising will be hosting free screenings of Katie Couric's new film Under the Gun across Michigan. Will you join us?
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What we crave: connection & community

April 26, 2016
Recently after speaking at a women’s leadership conference on work-life balance, I was approached by a woman from the audience, her eyes were filled with tears. She said while sitting listening to me talk about the importance of building a support network ( read more ), she had a light bulb moment...
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Tell Congress: It’s time to make childcare more affordable!

April 26, 2016
Congress is considering early learning funding RIGHT NOW! Write your members of Congress TODAY and tell them to support a significant increase in funding for high-quality, affordable childcare and early learning opportunities!
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Vote Needed: New bumper sticker!

April 20, 2016
A few weeks ago, we asked supporters like you to come up with clever ideas for our new bumper sticker. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we sought a slogan to fire up and unite moms and show the power of our movement. You delivered! More than 500 creative supporters submitted ideas for our...
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The ABCs of ACEs #InsideOut

April 18, 2016
Underlying the buzzwords “social emotional health” and “trauma-informed care” is some astounding new knowledge that will knock your socks off if you haven’t heard about it. And once you grok it, it will change your entire outlook on why humans behave the way they do, including kids. This new...
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