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Secretary of Labor Violations?

January 18, 2017
“My experience at Carl’s Jr. left me feeling hopeless. I tried to communicate the problems experienced with my supervisors, and yet the problem continued and nothing was done about it. If Andrew Puzder allowed these things to happen at a company like Carl’s Jr, how would he protect workers across...
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Human Needs Report: The 115th Congress Begins

January 18, 2017
The 115 th Congress convened on Jan. 3 and hit the ground running. The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report , our regular newsletter on national policy issues affecting low-income and vulnerable populations, with a look at what Members of Congress have...
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Q&A with Joan Alker about repealing the Affordable Care Act

January 17, 2017
This Q&A originally appeared on Bundoo.com . Question: From a policy point of view, it seems inevitable that the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is heading for repeal or major changes. How has the law helped children and families? Answer: Congressional leaders have made clear that repealing...
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5 Ways To Teach Kids About LGBTQ+ Equality With #MomsReading

January 16, 2017
Welcome to our second post in our four part social justice series! In the age of toxic rhetoric dominating conversations in American politics, it is more important than ever to talk to our families about diversity, inclusion, and equality to help build a better future. Wondering how to get started...
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#YesWeCan and #YesWeDid – Say farewell & thank-you to the Obamas!

January 13, 2017
Submit your very own thank-you note to President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. We'll deliver it to the White House before they leave office!
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New Year, New Baby...New job?!

January 11, 2017
You hear about NH every four years because of the presidential election, but other things are happening in NH too! Some good, some not so good. Did you see the news about Concord, NH's first baby of 2017? (1) The night that Lamar and his wife Lindsay should have been celebrating the New Year...
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MomsRising Urges Senate to Refuse to Confirm Jeff Sessions to Serve as Attorney General

January 10, 2017
Today the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin its confirmation hearing on Senator Jeff Sessions, a nominee whose record clearly indicates that he is absolutely not qualified to serve as United States Attorney General. Senator Sessions’ record on voting rights, anti-discrimination protections,...
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The Little Red Hen and Social Security

January 9, 2017
I value self-reliance. In fact, my favorite book as a young child was “The Little Red Hen,” with the chorus, “I’ll do it myself,” said the Little Red Hen. “And so she did”. In the story, the Little Red Hen asks for help from the other barnyard animals each step of the way in harvesting ingredients...

5 Ways To Introduce Activism To Your Kids With #MomsReading

January 9, 2017
Our kids are listening. And with all of the toxic rhetoric that seemed to dominate the conversation in 2016 , it is more important than ever to talk to our families about diversity, inclusion, and activism to help build a better future going into 2017. Wondering how to get started? We’ve got you...
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NO! To hate and bigotry becoming the new normal

January 6, 2017
I’m typing this to you from my dining room table in Seattle, Washington. My daughter is doing homework across from me. Just a few feet away my son is playing a video game to a background of rocking techno. Our puppy is intermittently trying to hop in my lap and share her soggy toy. My email inbox...
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