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Disaggregate the Data to Approach Health Equity for AAPI Peoples

June 14, 2019
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage month is an opportunity to focus on the many contributions these communities have made to build our nation over the generations, and their continued role in our future prosperity. With more than 22 million Asian American (AAs) Native...
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Top #5Actions of the Week: June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019
We're back with this week's list of top #5Actions from the past week, featuring hot items around defending equal pay, pregnant workers, and gun violence. We also need your input on which issues are most important for you so we can create our "Mom Platform" as we head into the next presidential...
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Celebrate Pride with Rainbow Snacks

June 14, 2019
It shouldn’t take Pride Month to talk to our kids about the impact that LBGTQ people have had in our communities, country, and the world. But now’s as good a time as any, since this month the rainbow flags are flying high and proud, and you can’t scroll through your feed without seeing rainbow-...
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I was one week away from not having childcare

June 13, 2019
When I found out I was pregnant with my first child I thought I had plenty of time to find childcare. I was lucky enough to be able to take 12 weeks off from work so I wouldn't need childcare right away after the baby was born. I was completely wrong. No one told me that I needed to start looking...
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Equal Pay for Moms!

June 12, 2019
Today, June 10th is NOT our favorite day. Not at all. Why? Today is Moms’ Equal Pay Day, marking the fact that moms – across race and ethnicity – must work until June 10th of 2019 to earn what dads made in 2018 alone. Of course, averages alone don’t tell the whole story because, due to structural...
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Sign your name to support the Affordable Care Act!

June 10, 2019
Every parent knows that feeling… an ominous silence from the other room where you know the kids are playing—and you’re sure that they are up to no good. Well, there is an eerie lack of yammering in Congress about repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and that’s because the Trump Administration...
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Take the ‘Afterschool for All’ Challenge Today

June 12, 2019
In Washington, DC today, I’m joining hundreds of moms, kids, community and business leaders, educators and others to walk the halls of Congress to urge our elected representatives to stand up for afterschool programs. Afterschool and summer learning programs are vital to our families and...
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New On Risers Radio: #WearOrange - Stop Gun Violence

June 10, 2019
In recognition of #WearOrange National Gun Violence Awareness Day, we have an entire show dedicated to stopping gun violence. We cover the impact of the Trump administration’s proposal to transfer oversight of international arms sales to the Commerce Department and talk about the impact of gun...
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