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Prayers for a More Just Nation

June 26, 2017
Might it be that this land with all of its richness, with all of its opportunity for true greatness, its opportunity to present itself before the world as what a nation ought to be, might not be sowing the seeds of its very destruction in abandonment of its children? -Dr. Gardner Taylor, Pastor...
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Saving Medicaid – An Urgent SOS

June 19, 2017
This is an urgent SOS. Right now Republican Senators are working behind closed doors on their own version of the terrible American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives in early May that would rip away health coverage from 23 million people. They plan to vote on a Senate...
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RSVP for MomsRising superhero event on Capitol Hill in D.C.—June 21st!

June 16, 2017
We are sounding the alarm! We need your mom superhero powers—stat! A storm is brewing on Capitol Hill and we need to stand up for Medicaid and SNAP! It’s clear that many of our leaders are unaware of how many families turn to these programs to keep their families afloat. We want YOU (and your...
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#5Actions for Week of June 12!

June 12, 2017
Happy Monday! We have some emergency actions for you this week, including a special one to protect healthcare by demanding transparency from the Republicans in the U.S. Senate on what’s they’re actually proposing with healthcare. The clock is ticking. Rumor is that they may try to pass a very bad...
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Human Needs Report: Senate health care bill moves, FY18 budget and spending work, $15 minimum wage bill and more

June 12, 2017
Read the Coalition on Human Needs' latest Human Needs Report for articles on the Senate health care bill, budget and spending work, efforts to gut consumer protections, a $15 minimum wage bill, and more.
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Trump Budget Continues Squeezing NDD Programs with Unmet Needs

June 7, 2017
As our recent paper shows, tight annual appropriations caps and sequestration budget cuts on top of them for the last seven years have caused a considerable decline in non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs, which range from education and scientific research to public health, housing assistance,...
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#5Actions To Fight For Our Democracy! Week of June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017
Happy Monday! We're back with five new and important actions for this week, from protecting the Women's Bureau, to demanding equal pay, to organizing a fun meet up in your community. You are powerful! Take all 5 actions at once, or do one a day. Your choice. What matters most is that you continue...
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The Nation's Most Recognized Children’s Groups Call Trump’s FY 18 Budget Harmful to Kids

June 4, 2017
When 57 of the biggest, most recognizable children’s organizations in the country say the President’s proposed budget is going to harm America’s kids, it would be a good idea to pay attention. According to the Children’s Budget Coalition (CBC)—which includes dozens of children’s groups across the...
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Trump’s Budget Cuts Will Harm Young Children and Families

June 2, 2017
At 1,000 Days, we believe that children are the foundation of a country’s greatness . When young children thrive, so do nations. It is why we are deeply concerned by the Trump Administration’s proposal to slash funding for basic nutrition, health and anti-poverty programs that give children here in...
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Moving Forward for Children in California and Nationally

June 2, 2017
Alameda County in California straddles the San Francisco Bay area and stretches from Silicon Valley north to Oakland and Berkeley. A major branch of the San Andreas Fault lies beneath the most densely populated part of the county. That’s where Betty lives. She was hard at work full time in the...
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