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Sacramento! Come Get Fed with Early Ed!

September 3, 2015
Calling all Sacramento MomsRising Members! Bring the kiddos and come connect with MomsRising as we munch on bagels and coffee and chat about early learning and healthy foods in California and beyond. Later this month we will be reminding our Washington, DC leaders that quality and affordable early...
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10 Tips For A Great Kindergarten Year

September 2, 2015
I’m sad to say this year I don’t have a child in Kindergarten but I consider myself an expert since I have taught the grade for several years and I know the expectations of the children, parents, and teachers. It’s such a sweet grade because many children haven’t been to school prior to this...
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5 Ways to Make Mornings Easier

September 2, 2015
Originally posted by Trina on O'Boy Organic . I went back to work. Well, I guess I never really stopped “working” but I worked from home so if I drove the kids to school in my PJ’s it was OK. Now I don’t have that luxury. Now I will not even see my kids off to school. My husband is taking over that...

Up for a challenge? Join us for #BacktoSchool!

September 1, 2015
Dust off the backpack. Clean off the desk. Sharpen those pencils. it's time for Back to School! Whether you have kids or just know some, this can be a hectic time of year as we adjust to new routines and say goodbye to the lazy days of summer. Get the school year off to a strong and healthy start!...
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Food Justice: a Good Food Force Definition

August 31, 2015
As food advocates, we grapple with everything from personal challenges to staying healthy, to structural challenges around food access.
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What the Debate over D.C.’s Minimum Wage is Missing

August 30, 2015
This Labor Day, worker pay is the topic du jour, with the District having recently raised its minimum wage to $10.50 an hour, and debate brewing over whether the increase is a truly livable wage for families struggling to make ends meet. As the head of a foundation focused on building economic...
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Two Virginians died today

August 26, 2015
This morning in Virginia, Alison Parker and Adam Ward, two young journalists with Roanoke news station WDBJ-TV, were shot to death during a live broadcast. In the wake of this tragedy, Governor Terry McAuliffe has renewed his call for tougher gun laws in the Commonwealth . Tell Governor McAuliffe...
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Being Able to Get My Heath Data Helps Parents and All Caregivers

August 26, 2015
It’s back-to-school time, and busy parents are trying to cross everything off their seemingly endless checklists before the first day of school. One thing on many of those lists? Physicals and vaccinations. Many schools and sports programs require proof of children’s vaccinations and physician...
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