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The month of February is shaping to be a busy month – the Grammys, the Superbowl and now the Olympics. Here are the top five posts from the MomsRising blog this week. Read the stories, share them with your friends and family, get involved in the discussion in the comment section. Happy reading!

KristinRoweFinkbeiner#RADIO this week! — Sexism, Brain Development, the Grammys, and Effective Volunteering!

A host of topics were on deck this week, including sexism in the media, making a difference as a volunteer and Grammy highlights. Special guests included: Imran Siddiquee, The Representation Project; Dr. Sarah Roseberry Lytle; dream hampton, award-winning author, documentary film maker, and MomsRising team member; Gloria Pan, a Senior MomsRising Campaign Director. Learn more about the radio show in this post and listen to the show on 1480 AM WeAct Radio in Washington, D.C., TuneIn and iTunes.

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FeliciaWillemsHelp all of Florida’s children get health coverage

"It’s just not right." MomsRising's own Felicia Willems discusses the failure to provide essential health coverage to children in her post on the Florida KidCare health coverage. Read the post to find out how to get your voice heard on this issue.

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LizShulerPomp, Glitz and Equality

In this post, Liz Shuler of the AFL-CIO highlights the wage gap and some of the talking points in the State of the Union. She also describes some of the recent glitzy events, including the the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, and nominees like Misty Upham.
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KarenShowalterSuperhero Profile: Trisha Sheehan, Good Food Force Member!

MomsRising has about a million members all over the country and it’s always great to get together. MomsRising staff member Karen Showalter recently interviewed Trisha Sheehan, a member of the Good Food Force Team. Read this post to learn more about Trisha’s involvement and experience.

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To-wenTsengI support the FAMILY Act. Do you?

To-wen Tseng writes about her experience with paid family leave in California, breastfeeding and why she supports the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (the FAMILY Act) in this post.


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