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Voices of the Good Food Force: Elisa Batista!

January 7, 2016
This week we're featuring the inspiring Elisa Batista! She shares her thoughts on staying healthy, and building a healthy community, below. Thanks for all you do, Elisa! 1. Hi Elisa! Tell us a bit about you. I am a campaign director for / Mamá, social media influencer...
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Work It In 2016! Tips from professional coach Jen S.

January 6, 2016
Are you looking to jumpstart your career or life path? You're in luck: professional coach Jen Schenkel, a mom of 2 in Brooklyn, shares these useful tips for getting ahead in the new year. Now, let's work it! To get started, choose 1 or 2 of the activities below that are the best fit for where you...
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Let's Get 2016 Off to a Strong and Healthy Start!

January 6, 2016
Let's get the new year off to a powerful and healthy start! All month long we're sharing resources here and in the Good Food Force Facebook Group . First up: celebrating the healthy YOU in the new year! Check out some great tips around setting goals, organizing your life, creating a fitness plan,...
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Moms Meetups coming your way in 2016!

January 6, 2016
It’s the New Year and we've got a new experiment we'd like to do with you (yes, you!). We've had a ton of requests recently to have a way for our members to gather together in-person, offline, in a regular way to talk about important current topics and hang out with other cool, secret superhero...
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We did it! But we still need your help...

March 30, 2016
It looks like we've already won that one - but thank you for trying to take action! And we still need your help speaking out in support of healthy kids and communities. Please join us to take action around the following ongoing campaigns -> Demand Justice for Flint Everyone deserves access to...
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Healthy Holiday Round Up!

December 22, 2015
The holiday season doesn't have to feel like a downward spiral when it comes to eating and feeling great. Healthy can be fun and easy. Check out this inspiring round-up of some of our favorite healthy holiday tips! Choosing Nontoxic Holiday Gifts for Children , by Beth Messersmith Last-minute...
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New York Expands the Rights of Pregnant Women Not to Be Shackled

December 22, 2015
Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed into law a measure that greatly expands protection against the inhumane and risky practice of restraining women when they are pregnant or have recently had a baby. Although New York enacted a law in 2009 to prevent the use of restraints on women...
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Can You Eat Healthy While Eating Out? Find Out At #FoodFri!

December 18, 2015
Author's Note: Although this chat ended you can click to read the December 18, 2015 #FoodFri STORIFY - a curated list of said chat's tweets compiled into a story format, to learn more about the topic, review chat resources and engage with chat panelist(s) and participants . I enjoy going out to eat...
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Celebrate Wins!

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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Voices of the Good Food Force: Liz Duda

December 17, 2015
We're featuring the many inspiring faces of the Good Food Force, an online network of moms and dads taking action to build healthier communities. This week, meet Liz from South Carolina! (And join the Good Food Force here !) We asked Liz to tell us a bit about herself and her work: I am a mother of...
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