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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, December 2, 2022

December 2, 2022
Tell U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer that we need a Senate vote NOW on banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines! The University of Virginia. Club Q in Colorado Springs. The Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. That’s three horrific and heart-breaking mass shootings, one after the...
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From One Mom in GA to Another: Vote!

December 2, 2022
Today (Friday, Dec. 2) is the last day of early voting for the Georgia Runoff election. I thought about waiting until election day, but with three kids, there’s always a chance that something will come up and I didn’t want to take any chances on securing my vote. The first time I voted in a major...
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Inhaling Danger: Air Pollution's Depressing Impact on Women & Kids

November 30, 2022
We have long known that air pollution has a detrimental effect on our physical health, but only recently have we begun to understand its profound impact on mental health. As environmental injustice and health equity continue to be issued in many parts of the world, women, and kids are often most at...
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Domestic Violence Awareness Includes Stories Of Homelessness: Here's Mine

November 28, 2022
I was a homeless preteen for an amount of time that trauma won’t allow me to properly timestamp. For years I blamed my mother for her “bad decisions.” I had a hard time not examining myself as a spawn of irresponsibility. But, life experience has allowed me to reclassify this memory. My mother was...
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KEEP FAMILIES TOGETHER! Write a letter to the editor to protect DACA with legislation!

November 15, 2022
Elections are over (mostly) and these next few weeks are critically important for immigrant families and preventing a new wave of family separation! Right now, we are expecting a court decision that will likely end DACA, (the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program) which provides legal...
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Tell Congress to save lives by capping the price of insulin!

November 17, 2022
In August, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, which placed a $35 cap on insulin for people 65 and over and on Medicare. [1] This is a great start! But thanks to Republican politicians doing the bidding of Big Pharma, millions of people with diabetes on private insurance will still have to pay substantially more for insulin—in many cases, more than they can afford.
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Open Enrollment is Here! 

November 1, 2022
Open Enrollment for 2023 health coverage begins TODAY, November 1st! As we move into the tenth Open Enrollment season, marketplace coverage continues to provide affordable, comprehensive coverage for those in need of options. We are so grateful for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s continued benefit...
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Yes, we did! #Election2022

November 14, 2022
On the radio show this week, we cover the power of our votes; #Election2022; how to fight back against anti-semitism; and how to run for office!
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