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Summer is coming and that marks the end of the school year for our kiddos. Summer should be a time to relax, play in the sunshine, and enjoy time with friends and family. But sadly for millions of children, summertime marks the beginning of a three-month episode of hunger. But together, with the help of the U.S. Congress, we can put an end to that! ***SIGN our letter to your members of Congress and tell them to strengthen Summer Nutrition Programs and other child nutrition programs! Here are...
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Join us to urge the California state Legislature to support SB 464, the Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act to address alarming racial disparities in maternal health in our state!
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Donna Hoffman Cullinan
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on Congress's spending work, disaster aid on the horizon, a victory for LGBTQ Americans, attacks on immigrants, the poor, and workers, and more.
Blood Sugar Readings
6 months ago, if you’d asked me whether I’d be purchasing my 8 year-old daughter an iPhone and an Apple Watch, I would have given you the stink eye. Now she has both, as well as an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Why? Because she was diagnosed last fall with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).
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Nate White
Not about abortion
Happy Friday. This has been a difficult week. Alabama's Abortion Ban is an attack on America's moms, and if it takes effect, a terrible blow to families. We are proud to work with you to fight for as long as we must to secure every woman’s rights and freedoms. Please scroll down for this week's list of top #5Actions, on Head Start, prescription drug prices, access to period products, financing private prison corporations, and more. Scroll down for a link to MomsRising's statement on the...
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Latino families face big health inequities, but policies and practices are emerging to create more affordable housing, reliable public transit, and better access to culturally relevant green spaces to improve health equity.
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Rosalie Aguilar
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At the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, we believe in the right to health . Health is a human right and as the primary means of accessing and financing care in the U.S., health coverage must be available to all persons residing in the country, regardless of their race, ethnicity, immigration status, the language they speak, where they live, how they identify and how much money they make. Health equity – the belief that everyone should have an opportunity at good health –...
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Kathy Ko Chin
Since 2004, The Mockingbird Society has worked to ensure that youth who must enter the foster care system are placed with foster parents who are well resourced and supported in a constellation known as MOCKINGBIRD FAMILY™ . MOCKINGBIRD FAMILY™ is an empowerment-based approach to foster care, reflecting how generations of communities have cared for children – as an extended family. It creates an intentional community comprised of an experienced foster parent providing support and guidance to 6...
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Fernando Clara
The United States has the worst maternal death rates of any developed country, with Black women dying at 3-4 times the rates of white women, this rate remains unchanged when accounting for income, education and economic status. Maternal death rates for women overall in the U.S. doubled in the past 25 years, meaning that women today have a higher risk of dying at childbirth than their mothers, and the disparities that Black women face have been around for decades. For every maternal death in the...
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S. Nadia Hussain