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T: TV We Choose & Other After-School Programs

Clear and independent universal television rating system that allows for choice in the home. Safe, educational opportunities for children after the school doors close.

Lucas's Story

"There were guitars and magic cards, talking, break dancing, listening to music, regular cards, just hanging out. There was always an adult teen director back there with you so things didn't get out of hand," recalls Lucas. Lucas lives with his mom and she has to work full-time to support them both. Before Lucas found the Boys and Girls Club, he was home alone until 6 PM or 7 PM every weeknight, and he'd been doing this since about the fifth grade. Studies show kids who go to formal after school programs watch less television, and have higher academic achievement as well as better social adjustment. More »

Did You Know?

A tremendous number of children have a television in their bedroom (68% of eight to eighteen year olds).

MomsBlogging on TV & After-School Programs

Join MomsRising, Voto Latino, Advancement Project and more for National Voter Registration Day!

Posted September 22, 2014 by Anita

Please join MomsRising, Voto Latino, and Advancement Project on Tuesday, September 23 at 1 PM ET/ 10 AM PT to tweet resources and questions about National Voter Registration Day! Come and share your questions, experiences, resources, and more this Tuesday using hashtag #CelebrateNVRD on Twitter.   DATE: Tuesday, September 23, 2014  TIME: 1-2pm ET / 10-11am PT WHERE: On Twitter with the hashtag #CelebrateNVRD CO-HOSTS: @MomsRising, @Votolatino and @adv_project    Tweet with us!   Join @MomsRising @votolatino & @adv_project 9/23 1pmET for a [...]

Posted Under: momsvote

Reporting income changes to the health insurance marketplace

Posted September 22, 2014 by Nina Perez

If you just switched jobs, have a fluctuating income as a small business owner, or work as a contractor—you may need to report income changes if you purchased a health plan on the health insurance marketplace this last enrollment period. Tedious I know, but reporting your income now could save you money in the long [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

On MomsRising Radio This Week: #BuildUpKids, #ChildrenShouldGrowNotGlow, #WorkingMother, #JusticeForMikeBrown

Posted September 22, 2014 by Kristin

Radio!First up, we talk about moving GIANT ABC building blocks on the front lawn of the US Capitol, along with Democratic and Republican members of Congress.  You don't see that kind of working together very often these days.  Find out why!  #BuildUpKids     Our next segment covers how some local moms in Missouri are fighting a [...]

Posted Under: radio

Alicia Keys launches #WeAreHere movement with MomsRising, 11 other organizations

Posted September 22, 2014 by Kristin

TERRIFIC BREAKING NEWS! Giant thank you to Alicia Keys for partnering with MomsRising.org & others in a big way for her ‪#‎WeAreHere‬ movement! Want more details about this exciting partnership & project? Check out this great article by Nick Kristof in The New York Times about the partnership here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/21/opinion/sunday/nicholas-kristof-alicia-keys-asks-why-are-we-here.html ‪#‎WEmatter‬ ‪#‎WeVote‬ ‪#‎WeArePOWERFUL‬ #WeAreHere  

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