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Aaron Carrillo

Tax time is a big deal.

December 6, 2019
[This is a guest blog post by Aaron Carrillo, a RESULTS advocate in Lawrence, Kansas.] Some kids look forward to their birthdays, or holidays. When I was young, my brother and I looked forward to tax time. It meant we could finally buy a second pair of shoes, or pants that fit. My mom would worry...
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News You Can Use: Restaurant Guide Tracking Antibiotic Use

December 3, 2019
When your relatives live five states over, why shell out for airfare when you can cram the whole crew in the van and hop on the interstate instead? At least that was my family’s thinking. As a child, these holiday road trips were the only times I ever ate fast food because it was the quickest and...
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Why I'm Watching Dark Waters This Week

November 27, 2019
Please go see Dark Waters , the riveting and important story of attorney Rob Bilott, soon. It's playing now around the country. And please do share the message to see the film with your friends and colleagues. The film's social action team seeks to increase the film's impact and hope it will be a...
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Keep Rising on Giving Tuesday!

December 3, 2019
We’re ready for a day of unity and kindness for women and families — it’s finally Giving Tuesday! We’ve been waiting for this day. And we’re celebrating this beautiful day of generosity the MomsRising way, with ACTION. To create the brighter future for women, moms and families that we know is...
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November #MaternalJustice Tweetchat: Native American Maternal Health

December 5, 2019
On Monday, November 25th at 8pm EST , we hosted our monthly #MaternalJustice tweetchat where we discussed the current state of Native American Maternal Health and the disparities that Native women face. A new analysis conducted by the Center for American Progress found that, "the experience of...
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Giving Thanks: Your November MOMentum

November 30, 2019
This month, we are thankful for supporters like YOU! MomsRising supporters turned up in record numbers to host MomsRising’s super voter treasure boxes at polling locations across Virginia, and to get out the vote across the nation! That’s not all — in November, MomsRising/MamásconPoder supporters...
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Keep Rising This Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2019
The smell of sweet potatoes in the oven is making me smile as I write to you right now to share my enormous gratitude for all you do with MomsRising. But that’s not the only reason I’m smiling. You see, reflecting on how much of a positive force for justice we’ve been together so far in 2019 — and...
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Need talking points on impeachment for Thanksgiving dinner?

November 26, 2019
My family has a tradition to go around the table during Thanksgiving dinner to say what we are thankful for (as many families do). This year, I am feeling especially grateful for our Constitution that recognizes the need to have co-equal branches of government, and mechanisms of oversight and...
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