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Good Food Force: LGBTQ Bloggers You Should Know

June 29, 2015
Greetings! In celebration of Pride Month and last week's AMAZING #MarriageEquality victory in the Supreme Court, we're sharing a round-up of some of our favorite LGBTQ food bloggers. Also check out photos from our workshop at the National Baptist Convention, and some tips on how to support some of...
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Maine Says No to Shackling Pregnant Women in Prison

June 29, 2015
Maine could soon become the first state in 2015 to limit the shackling of pregnant women in prison. The bill against shackling is a priority for the Maine Alliance for Reproductive Freedom and an integral part of the ACLU of Maine ‘s focus on criminal justice reform. Twenty-one other states and the...
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Joy and Hope, Courage and Strength

June 28, 2015
I still cannot believe that I am married in 50 states. When my wife and I married, nearly nine years ago, we did so in the only place where it was legal. It was still a really big deal when the pastor said, "By the power vested in me by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts..." And today the echo of...
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Let’s Change the Tune. Let's Not “Buy the World a Coke.”

June 26, 2015
On January 18, 1971, the creative director of Coca-Cola, Bill Backer, reimagined the drink's recognizable words, 'Let's have a Coke,' and created the iconic "Hilltop" ad. The ad encouraged viewers to pause and reconnect with others around them, over a drink. But not just any drink. It had to be a...
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Good Food Force Update: Healthy Happy Ramadan

June 22, 2015
Greetings! This week we're announcing the release of our Healthy Ramadan Toolkit, and sharing a yummy Ramadan recipe from one of our star Good Food Force members, Sarene. Also check out events in North Carolina, and a resource for Father's Day recipes! Have a great week! 1. HOT LINE Announcing...
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Support Dads by supporting the EITC and Child Tax Credit!

June 19, 2015
Read these stories from dads that are boosted by the EITC and Child Tax Credit and then honor them this Father's Day by reaching out to your members of Congress!
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Pittsburgh Moms: Join us for a meeting with Senator Toomey!

June 17, 2015
MomsRising is going to be meeting with Senator Toomey and his staff on July 8th and we want YOU to come!
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Top LGBTQ Food Bloggers

June 5, 2015
Here at MomsRising we are not just food justice advocates, we're also readers who follow a variety of food bloggers. This month we want to highlight some of our favorite LGBTQ Food Bloggers. They inspire us for a variety of reasons - their original recipes (and recreations of recipes!), photography...
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