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Wow, You Did All THAT in 2015? MomsRising WINS!

December 17, 2015
Sometimes it’s hard to see the many ways that small actions like signing a petition, sharing your personal experience, making a call, attending a local meeting, or playing a MomsVote debate game on social media add up over time and make a big difference. They do. Because we are MomsRising together...
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Paring down Paris: What's it mean for families?

December 14, 2015
OK, so Julie and I didn’t actually storm the podium at the international climate change talks in Paris. But we are elated that a historic decision was reached there which lays the foundation for justice and hope for all of the world’s people. The Paris Agreement holds great promise for families in...
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Working Moms Still Don’t Have Enough Support at Work. Let’s Change This.

December 11, 2015
When I was still a working reporter serving as a staff writer at a Chinese-language newspaper’s Los Angeles Bureau, I sat on the floor in the bathroom stall between assignments to pump breast milk for my then 3-month-old son while my colleagues went to bathroom, knocked on the door and occasionally told me to hurry up. After each pumping session I moved to the office kitchen to wash the pump parts, trying to ignore my colleagues stating behind me and saying “don’t wash your dirty panties here.”
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Health Insurance Is Key to Addressing Native American Health Disparities

December 3, 2015
November is Native American Heritage Month, a time for the country to remember and honor the histories, contributions, and struggles of the 566 federally recognized tribes and the 5.4 million American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) living in the United States. November is also the first month...
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#GivingTuesday

A Special Match for #GivingTuesday

December 1, 2015
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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Clinton's Proposal for a Caregiver Credit in Social Security is a Great Start

November 30, 2015
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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Skip the Black Friday Frenzy – Watch "The Raising of America" Instead

November 25, 2015
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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We Say We Care About Kids. Do We Really Mean It?

November 25, 2015
This commentary was originally published on the TalkPoverty blog ( http://TalkPoverty.org ), 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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Support Moms on Small Business Saturday

November 25, 2015
This weekend support these mom-owned businesses for Small Business Saturday!
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MomsRising members, kids, and the Tooth Fairy went to Capitol Hill to tell Congress: Reduce Childhood Hunger

November 24, 2015
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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