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#Radio This Week: Your Voice, Your Vote

06/25/16
On this radio show we cover Trump, the RNC, and how your voice is needed; then we move on to discuss rape culture and the Stanford case; the next segment covers immigration policy and how immigrants contribute to our economy; and then we close the show talking about happiness in public policy. *...
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Learn Strategies For Cultivating Healthy Habits at #FoodFri!

06/24/16
Habits are unconscious and automatic. Even if we want to eat healthfully and feed our families well, habits can undermine our good intentions. When willpower is drained, or we’re tired or stressed, we’re especially likely to fall back on habits, healthy or otherwise. That’s why building healthy...
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10 Things About Me That Might Shock You

06/24/16
Okay, I really, really didn’t want to have to do this. Don’t get me wrong– I think some people’s naiveté is so gosh darn cute! But lately, I’ve seen an onslaught of “disability is so-frickin’-inspiring” stories that have made me roll my eyes and, sometimes, want to log out of my computer for a...
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Summer Meals: Giving Families the Support They Need

06/23/16
As a mother and grandmother, I understand the importance of ensuring that America’s children are provided with nutritious meals every day. My grandchildren, who are 5 and 8, are just like all children – infinitely curious and filled with energy, love, and joy. Young children should be playing and...
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Boys and Social Emotional Intelligence: Worms Don’t Belong in the House

06/23/16
It is a warm and beautiful Saturday afternoon. You decide to take your 5-year-old son for a walk in the neighborhood park. After a couple of hours, you head back home. Once his hands and face are washed, you go into the kitchen to prepare a snack for the two of you. Shortly after, your son walks...
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Let's Talk About LGBTQ Family Economic Security!

06/23/16
Join us on Wednesday, June 29th at 2pm ET for a #WellnessWed Twitter Storm about LGBTQ Family Economic Security!
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MomsRising Expresses Deep Disappointment in Supreme Court Deadlock on Immigration

06/23/16
Moms and their families across the country are deeply disappointed at the Supreme Court’s decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, which aimed to keep immigrant families together and strengthen our nation’s economy with their contributions. The Court’s decision to let stand...
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Reflections on The United State of Women Summit

06/22/16
From Vice President Biden's call to action challenging all of us (women *and* men) to help bring an end to violence against women to Michelle Obama and Oprah's *real* conversation about the fallacy women face to have and do it all, The United State of Women Summit, convened by the White House, has...
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LaJuana Clark's Story: 'It's Not How I Start. It's How I Finish.'

06/21/16
Author’s note: Last week, we discussed the Coalition on Human Needs' June 16 event, What Works – And What Doesn’t – To Reduce Poverty and Expand Opportunity . As part of that event, we heard the story of LaJuana Clark, who has struggled with homelessness and under-employment. This is LaJuana’s...
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How your summer cookouts can protect public health

06/21/16
We can enjoy the summer free from the worry that a stumble on the sidewalk or a minor burn from the grill could turn into a serious illness, thanks to antibiotics. By supporting more responsibly-raised meat, you can help ensure these drugs remain effective, so that our summers can remain adventurous, rambunctious, and safe.
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