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First Ever NYC High Road Restaurant Week!

Posted April 23, 2014 by Migdalia Rivera Like many people, I enjoy eating out. It not only gives me a break from cooking, it allows me to savor dishes I would never know how to create on my own. In my eyes, that was a win-win, until I discovered the dismal conditions restaurant workers endure. Reality: Restaurant workers face 3x the poverty [...]

#FoodFri Tweetchat: Healthy Workplaces + Meetings = Healthy YOU

Posted April 23, 2014 by Migdalia Rivera TweetchatMany of us spend the majority of our day at work and much of that time is spent in meetings. If workplaces and meetings don't provide supportive environments, with healthy food and opportunities for physical activity, it can be hard to be healthy during the workday. This #FoodFri, @MomsRising will be joined by @American_Heart, and [...]
Posted Under: environmental health

Once You Work from Home, There's No Going Back

Posted April 23, 2014 by Elisa Batista SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Yesterday was one of those moments, in which I felt my life come full circle. Almost 11 years ago, I left a reporting job in San Francisco to be home with my newborn son…and to be on the lookout for a job that I could do from home. I freelanced for a [...]
Posted Under: open flexible work

via Ebony: The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 40

Posted April 23, 2014 by Kristin Congratulations to MomsRising.org Senior Campaign Director Monifa Bandele and her husband Lumumba Bandele on being named one of Ebony's "Coolest Black Families in America"! Check out the spectacular Ebony profile article below that spans from activism to romance, to having and raising kids, to making your own rules, and more. It's a must read: Ebony: The Coolest Black Family in America, [...]
Posted Under: politics & policy
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