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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! *Special guests include: Fatima Goss Graves, National Women's Law Center, @nwlc; Amanda Litman, Run for Something, @runforsomething; Dr. Logan Levkoff,...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, November 18, 2022

November 18, 2022
The recent elections left us with a number of mixed emotions. Excited for new faces and firsts, worried about delayed outcomes in others and, of course, some disappointment. But more than anything, in this season of thankfulness we are grateful . We are grateful for YOU. Your mobilization,...
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Georgia: Ready, set, VOTE!

October 13, 2022
UPDATE Georgia is headed to a runoff election! Here are some key dates to keep in mind: November 26, 2022 : First day of early voting November 28, 2022 Last day to request mail-in ballot December 6, 2022 Runoff election day For more information and to double check your voter information, visit...
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