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A Special Match for #GivingTuesday

You gave thanks. You ate delicious food. You got deals. Now, it’s time to give back! Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day of celebrating and supporting the causes that matter most to us – like making the world a better, safer, more just place for women, moms and families. To mark this day,...

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Progress on oral health care with #NativeHeroes in Washington state

“Alaska has seen great success in solving a native problem with a native solution. We want to export that success to our community, [with] a Swinomish provider serving the Swinomish community in a dental clinic built by the Tribe on our land.”

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Clinton's Proposal for a Caregiver Credit in Social Security is a Great Start

By Virjeana (Jeannie) Brown This week, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made specific proposals to help caregivers and expand certain aspects of Social Security. As a caregiver and recipient of Social Security, I believe that it is important for individuals and families to have access to tax...

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Move Aside Pin-Striped Lobbysts...We've Got New Advocates in Town: KIDS!

On Monday, November 23rd, pint-sized advocates pushed aside pin-striped lobbyists and took over the stage to issue their list of early learning demands in Washington state. Can you back them up? While the Governor races to finish his 2016 supplemental budget, Kid Advocates held a press conference...

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Support Moms on Small Business Saturday

This weekend support these mom-owned businesses for Small Business Saturday!

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We Say We Care About Kids. Do We Really Mean It?

This commentary was originally published on the TalkPoverty blog ( ), a project of the Center for American Progress. Americans are fond of saying our children are our nation’s most valuable resource. But if our actions are the measure, do we really mean it? Mounting research...

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Skip the Black Friday Frenzy – Watch "The Raising of America" Instead

Skipping the Black Friday frenzy? Or just looking for a worthwhile way to unwind from a jam-packed Thanksgiving? Watch "The Raising of America" –– a groundbreaking film about why so many American children are faring so poorly and what we can do about it –– for free online until November 30th!

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When childcare providers can’t afford childcare

Thanksgiving is around the corner. Today my two-and-half-year-old came home from his day care with a thankful turkey. Thankful turkey, you know, the classic construction paper turkey lists what children are thankful for. We had this conversation. “Mama, look at my turkey!” “Wow! And what’s this?” “...

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Permission Granted: 5 Ways to Find Rest this Holiday

Does the thought of hanging lights and attending holiday work parties make you want to grab your sleeping bag and run for the nearest cave? 2015 has been intense for many of us. Often, we felt over-scheduled, overworked and we rarely got the chance to unplug. We navigated big career and life...

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MomsRising members, kids, and the Tooth Fairy went to Capitol Hill to tell Congress: Reduce Childhood Hunger

Over the summer, MomsRising members signed-on to our open letter asking Congress to give as many children as possible access to nutritious, healthy food with a strong reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, referred to as the 2015 Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR). The...

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It's Giving Tuesday: Donations get a $25 Boost!

When moms and dads like you unite, you’re a force to be reckoned with. TODAY ONLY, a generous donor has agreed to donate $25 every time someone makes a gift!

A $5 gift becomes $30. Your $25 gift becomes $50.

Donate before midnight TODAY!

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