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10 Easy Tips to Be Heart Healthy

February 22, 2018
It’s American Heart Month and we teamed up with the American Heart Association and food blogger and recipe developer Diana Rodriguez to chat all about being heart healthy. Last week’s tweet chat was all about Latinas and Heart health. THE BAD NEWS: Heart disease affects women of all backgrounds, it...
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Young people leading the fight for #gunsafety

February 19, 2018
We at MomsRising are both heartbroken that young people are having to fight for their own safety because our national leadership hasn't stood up for kids yet; and incredibly proud of the young people who are stepping forward for gun safety. Let's back them up! *Mark your calendars. MomsRising is...
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I’m ready to follow young people to a better future

February 21, 2018
Parkland students like Emma Gonzales remind me so much of myself at their age. I was ready to change the world, and I knew exactly how to do it. I also rocked the same kind of natty friendship bracelets, and even shaved my head (well, part of it). Twenty-five years ago, I helped mobilize thousands...
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On the Parkland School Shooting and Emerging Student Activism Around Gun Safety Reforms

February 20, 2018
The Parkland School Shooting last week that claimed the lives of 17 students and educators is a national tragedy. Our country’s moms once again mourn that even more people – this time, more children – have been added to the ranks of those victimized by our country’s gun violence epidemic with this...
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More Than Support. How We Can Strengthen Families In Times of Distress

February 19, 2018
There is a lot of lip service paid to the concept of family friendly policies. Other times the word family is avoided all together, in favor of terms like two-generation programming, so as to avoid the nuances of what family means. However, whether you say it or don't say it, according to data...
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When Trump Attacks Immigrants, He Attacks Our Children Too

February 16, 2018
On my first day as a working mother, my brand new child care provider held my infant son with one arm and rubbed my back with other as I cried. After four months at home with him, I had mixed feelings about returning to work. She assured me that he would be in good hands and that he would love...
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#5Actions of the Week! February 10, 2018

February 9, 2018
Happy weekend! We hope you have some time to recharge before the start of a new week. We're making it easy to catch up on all of the top actions from the last week, with our latest #5Actions round up! As always, please forward and share with family and friends, too! 1. Don't Let the Dinosaurs Win...
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Speak out for people with disabilities and the ADA!

February 13, 2018
Actually happening: some in Congress are trying to dismantle the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities at work, in school, in public places, and more. It's true. HR 620 - the ADA Education and Reform Act - is moving through the U.S. House...
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