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Why I Vote...

October 28, 2016
I was asked recently, for a different project, to sum up why I vote, in one or two sentences. Yeah, in just one or two sentences, not an easy task. So I thought about it for a while, I had to separate "what I vote for" from the real, deeper reasons "why I vote", the why not the what. The what may...
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Don’t just Get Out The Vote - GOURD Out The Vote with Electoral Pumpkins!

October 18, 2016
Does this election season have you stressed out? I’ve got a solution for you! Let’s Gourd Out The Vote and carve some electoral pumpkins! What the what? What is “Gourd Out the Vote” and what is an electoral pumpkin? A weird band? A polling firm? Nope! Gourd out the vote is a seasonal play on “get...
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Paid Family and Medical Leave is everywhere in #NH

October 24, 2016
Things are certainly changing different this election season. While there is a lot that is deeply disturbing, and a lot I will not want to remember after 2016 is said and done, but one thing that is worth acknowledging is that the discussion moved forward for families, and that Paid Family and...
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Whoa, postcard campaign is EXPLODING!

October 21, 2016
Last week we asked important supporters like you to tap into your super powers and help turn out the women's vote. Well, A LOT OF YOU flexed your superhero muscles and volunteered to send handwritten notes to women voters, urging them to vote. WHICH IS AWESOME! But… reaching as many critical women...
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Early voting has opened in NC! Get all your voting info here.

October 20, 2016
It's ON, North Carolina. After an election season unlike any we've ever seen before, it's your turn to have the final say when you head to the voting booth. Early voting locations are open for you to cast your ballot now. It's time to own our power! Early voting opened in North Carolina on Thursday...
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Moms Are Powering Up For This Election! #MomsVote #MomsLead!

October 14, 2016
It’s go time! Election Day is coming soon with November 8th just around the corner. MomsRising is hard at work turning out the #MomVote! Women are the majority of voters, and 82% of women become moms, making us a powerful force when we all vote! So we’re on fire with turning out the vote!!! For...
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Suicide Prevention - Out of the Darkness

October 11, 2016
Originally posted on my blog as I deal with suicide loss and suicide prevention. Please visit my blog for more posts. Many of you know that my family and I participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's "Out of the Darkness" walk, in Asheville NC this past Sunday. It was such a...
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Get women voters to the polls with FREE stamped, addressed postcards!

October 6, 2016
Forget Wonder Woman’s lasso, ignore Black Widow’s fighting skills, and never mind Storm’s ability to control lightning… it’s time to talk about YOUR super powers. You might be thinking, "Who, me??" Yes: YOU! You have secret super powers to turn out the vote! Click here to activate them! Your super...
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Latino SchoolChildren and Toxic Campaign Rhetoric

September 28, 2016
Working in two school districts with various teaching assignments, I’ve witnessed a variety of issues and concerns serving students from many backgrounds and walks of life. One particular issue that developed since last fall, is the younger children's emotional grasp of the political landscape that...
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Who won the mom vote tonight?

September 27, 2016
Tonight , during the first presidential debate, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton laid out extraordinarily different visions for America. Which one do you think moms and families prefer? YOU have the power to make sure a vision for America that women, moms, and families support wins this November...
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