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Will We Remember Flint?

March 7, 2016
Rachel Mingo has 11 reasons to be concerned about the lead poisoning scandal in Flint, Michigan.
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SENATE MUST ACT TO HELP FLINT RESIDENTS

March 4, 2016
Flint is experiencing a disaster and needs relief urgently. Senators should act now to stop the suffering and speed the process of repair.
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It's finally North Carolina's turn!

March 3, 2016
We’ve watched as the presidential primary election has rolled across the nation, and now it’s finally North Carolina's turn! Early voting starts today (March 3) here in North Carolina, and MomsRising wants to make sure you’re ready with all you need to know. Voting Information: Voting dates: You...
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Bringing your voice to Capitol Hill: Calling on Congress to end mass incarceration now!

March 1, 2016
A few weeks ago, we asked our members to join with MomsRising and Alicia Keys to sign our open letter to Speaker Paul Ryan and the rest of Congress, asking them to take action to end mass incarceration in America now—and over 13,500 of you did! Today, I delivered your signatures to each of the...
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Since 2010, Human Needs Programs Suffer Congress' Budget Ax

March 1, 2016
A Coalition on Human Needs analysis released this week shows that over the past six years, dating back to fiscal year 2010, funding for many of our country’s most important priorities has shrunk. We need Congress to recognize that an investment in people is an investment in our economy, which would benefit everyone. We are seeing the harm now from years of cuts. It is time to rebuild.
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Fact of the Week: 85 Percent of Critical Human Needs Programs Have Lost Ground Since 2010

February 24, 2016
Out of the more than 160 programs tracked by the Coalition on Human Needs that assist low-income people, 139 saw funding cuts from FY2010 through FY2016. Only 25 programs actually received an increase in funding over this time.
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How One NBA All-Star is Helping Teens Drink Water, Not Soda

February 22, 2016
Last December , the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, Stephen Curry, made an impressive move. But it wasn’t a dramatic three-pointer on the basketball court. Curry signed a three-year endorsement deal with Brita, the water filtration system, instead of Coke or Pepsi. "Drinking water is essential to a...
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#Radio This Week: Get in #Formation!

February 16, 2016
The radio show this week covers Beyonce, #BlackLivesMatter, and what pop culture does/doesn't do to move us forward; hears the inside scoop on the Presidential election from the Granite State; discusses the power of humor, red pumps and of using pop culture for change; and finds out why people are...
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Kids in Florida need recess. Sign on now!

February 11, 2016
No recess?! No way. It’s sad, but true—right now some Florida children in elementary school are going through the entire school day without recess ! The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends recess as a “necessary break in the day for optimizing a child’s social, emotional, physical, and...
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Join Alicia Keys and MomsRising to End Mass Incarceration

February 10, 2016
“I have seen the devastating impact that incarceration has had on families. For the women and children left behind, it can deepen poverty and hopelessness.” ~Alicia Keys This devastation can’t be ignored. The U.S. has a higher incarceration rate than any other nation in the world. Two-thirds of the...
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