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Lets Celebrate No More Soda on Jack in the Box’s Kids Menus! #FoodFri

February 12, 2016
This #FoodFri we want to celebrate Moms' voices and an amazing win! If you haven't heard already, after years of pressure from MomsRising.org, parents and nutrition advocates, Jack in the Box announced that it will drop sugary sodas as an option from their kids meals and menus in all of their 2,200...
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Good Food Force Weekly Update: Alicia Keys, Healthy Valentine's, and a big win!

February 12, 2016
Happy (early) Valentine's Day! My kids are just getting old enough to recognize and ask for all of the candy that's associated with Feb 14, so I'm loving @SchoolBites' great ideas for keeping it healthy, below! We're keeping the drumbeat going around Flint, talking about the importance of justice...
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9 Exercises to Get You and Your Family Moving

February 9, 2016
No matter what you are telling yourself, New Year’s has long passed. We are in Chinese New Year, we’re approaching spring -- but it’s still not too late to incorporate exercise in your and your family’s routine! Here are some of my favorite ones: 1. Frog Jumps Just like it sounds. Get down on the...
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Let's Make 2016 a MOMentous Year for Pennsylvania Families

February 9, 2016
MomsRising's Pennsylvania State Moms Force brought our voices to Harrisburg in January, reminding legislators that moms, dads and families around the state are counting on them to champion policies that boost our families and our economy including: Access to healthy food Affordable, high-quality...
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#MilitaryMonday: A New Series By and For #MilFams!

February 8, 2016
Welcome to #MilitaryMonday! As a veteran, military spouse, and mother of two school-aged children, I am excited to be a part of this new MomsRising blog series. The military community regularly faces unique challenges. Our mission is to create a space where we can lift up military voices in honor...
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Thirsty Families, Undocumented Immigrants & #FlintWater Next Steps at #FoodFri

February 4, 2016
A community poisoned. Rashes, hair loss and unexplained illnesses. Children exposed to lead. Development halted before it even had a chance. The future is dismal for many of the young ones. Decreased IQ, behavorial and cognitive problems and a range of other health issues lie ahead. It sounds like...
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The Obama Administration Takes Steps to Reduce Child Hunger

January 29, 2016
Clint Mitchell is an elementary school principal in Prince William County, Virginia. He doesn’t like to test students at the end of the month. Why? Because their families are running out of food by then – their SNAP benefits don’t last the whole month. I heard him at a White House Conversation on...
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Cooking With Children: Tips, Recipes and Success Stories #FoodFri

January 29, 2016
As a Mom, I want my children to learn to cook. Learning to cook offers children life benefits. From learning where food comes from to saving money, cooking has it's perks. Please join #FoodFri this Friday from 10-11 am PT/1-2 pm ET as MomsRising and CSPI chat about cooking with children. They'll be...
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MomsRising joins 80+ Groups in Call for KFC to Help Save Antibiotics!

January 28, 2016
Today MomsRising and more than 80 environmental, consumer, food, and other public interest groups publicly called on the executives of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) to serve chicken raised without the routine use of antibiotics. The focus on KFC marks the next step in a marketplace initiative driven...
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Feed the People to Free the People

January 28, 2016
This article was written by SWOP’s Food Justice Organizer Rodrigo Rodriguez, and originally published on El Grito de Neuvo Mexico . Learn about Rodrigo’s work with Project Feed the Hood on their facebook and instagram pages, and follow him on twitter @5RO5 . Here in New Mexico, we hold this radical...
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