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It’s on! Momentum is growing at the city, county, state and federal levels

Posted January 22, 2018 by Kristin

On the radio show this week we talk about how people powered positive change is happening right now across the nation—and hear examples of recent wins across the country. We also get the inside scoop on the State of America's Children from the Children’s Defense Fund.   *Special guests include:  Melissa Stewart, @NYSWorkersComp‏; Councilmember Antonio Reynoso, @CMReynoso34; Maine Speaker of [...]

Posted Under: radio

Healthy Food for Kids Isn't a Game: It's the right thing to do!

Posted January 21, 2018 by Karen Showalter

"Don't play with our kids." Michelle Obama's statement - in response to US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue's declaration last year that he will roll back or delay key elements of the healthy school meal standards - pretty much sums it up. Healthy food for kids isn't a game. It isn’t a partisan or a [...]

Posted Under: Food!

SIGN OUR LETTER telling GOP Leadership to Do Their Job!

Posted January 20, 2018 by Elyssa Koidin Schmier

Sign On!Republicans in the U.S. Congress decided they would rather shut down our government than make a deal that would provide stable funding for health insurance for children and protect DREAMers, immigrant young adults who have grown up in the U.S.! This heartless move puts at risk the health care of children, the lives of [...]

Are You Marching Today?

Posted January 20, 2018 by Kristin

I'm throwing my clothes into a suitcase as I try to get this one last message out to you. I'M HEADING TO THE WOMEN'S MARCH ANNIVERSARY IN LAS VEGAS, and I'm beyond excited! The historic Women's March last year was transformative. It inspired and empowered a whole new generation of women leaders, and I can't [...]

MomsRising Statement on the Government Shutdown

Posted January 20, 2018 by MomsRising

Republicans in Congress once again demonstrated their skewed priorities, that they would rather shut down the government than provide protections for DREAMers -- young immigrants who came to this country as children and who contribute greatly to their communities and our country. Congressional Republicans’ unwillingness to pass a continuing resolution that would allow DREAMers to [...]

Trump Admin's Discrimination in Health Care "Truly A Disgrace"

Posted January 19, 2018 by MomsRising

Once again, the Trump administration is attacking the health and economic security of America’s families.  The Trump administration just announced a move to offer health care providers a license to discriminate by allowing them to deny patients the care they need if the provider -- a doctor, nurse, hospital or other entity -- has a [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

¿Qué está pasando con el programa DACA?

Posted January 18, 2018 by linda

Aproximadamente 850 beneficiarios del DACA están perdiendo su estatus legal cada semana. El Congreso debe tomar acción inmediata y proteger a DREAMers como Priscila, quien es una maestra en Texas. Destruir los sueños de Priscila al negarle un camino para poder trabajar y obtener estatus legal no solamente va a perjudicarle a ella y a [...]

Posted Under: immigration

The Facts About DACA and The DREAM Act

Posted January 17, 2018 by linda

Approximately 850 DACA recipients are losing their legal status every week. Congress must take immediate action and pass protections for DREAMers like MomsRising member Priscilla, who raised her younger siblings, studied hard, and now is a dedicated teacher in Texas. Destroying Priscilla’s dreams by denying her any path to legal status and the ability to [...]