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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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The Motherhood Penalty

November 20, 2015
Earlier this year, the Women's Funding Alliance released an interesting little report called The Status of Women in Washington . Now before you bounce off because a) you've already used up your quota of "you go girl" fist bumps today, or b) you believe the gender gap is a bunch of hooey, hang with...
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Conversation Cafe with Marco Rubio

November 10, 2015
I had a chance to spend some time with Marco Rubio - he gave us some insight on where he stands on important issues like paid leave, immigration and increasing the minimum wage.
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Igualdad Salarial Para Latinas

November 9, 2015
Pon algo suave en tu escritorio inmediatamente porque lo que voy a decirte te va a enfurecer tanto que vas a tener uno de esos momentos “cabeza en el escritorio” (sabes a lo que me refiero, es cuando la frustración hace que tu cabeza termine sobre tu escritorio) y no quiero que te lastimes. ¿Estás...
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Equal Pay For Latinas

November 9, 2015
Put something soft on your desk right now, because what I’m about to tell you will have you so mad you’re going to have a "head-desk" moment (you know, a moment when you drop your head to your desk in frustration?) and I don’t want you to get hurt. Ready? According to the latest U.S. Census,...
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Tell Speaker Ryan to support the EITC and Child Tax Credit!

November 6, 2015
Representative Paul Ryan was just sworn in as the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives last Thursday. We want to give him a big welcome to this new and important position and we want to do it the MomsRising way—by making sure he prioritizes working families! Let's start by urging...
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