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Get Your Debate Party BINGO On!

June 25, 2019
Popcorn, BINGO from your living room, and presidential debates! Want in? The first Presidential debates will happen this Wednesday and Thursday at 9pm ET / 6pm PT. In order to make watching fun and powerful, we've created a BINGO card to help you track whether or not the issues of greatest concern...
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Top #5Actions of the Week: June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019
We're back with this week's list of top #5Actions from the past week, featuring hot items around defending health care, gun safety, family separation, and more. We also still eager for your input on which issues are most important for you so we can create our "Mom Platform" as we head into the next...
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Good News: VoteRunLead, Children's Defense Fund, and more!

June 21, 2019
Check out the best from the blog in the past week: a single mom speaks out; Marian Wright Edelman lifts up another hero for children's rights; and we share a great action opportunity for you!
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Families belong together!

Stand with NC immigrant communities! Urge Gov. Cooper to veto HB 370

June 21, 2019
Family separation isn’t something that’s just happening at the national-level. Right here in North Carolina anti-immigrant lawmakers are stepping up their attacks on North Carolina’s immigrant communities and the democratically elected sheriffs who have pledged to protect them. HB 370, an anti-...
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Why You Need to Think Twice Before Taking That Facebook Quiz

June 21, 2019
What kind of pizza are you? What does the kind of pet you have say about your personality? Which U.S. city is your perfect fit? Quizzes like these are all over Facebook and other social networks. For kids, online personality tests are as compelling as the Hogwarts Sorting Hat: They define you at...
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Thank You, MaryLee Allen

June 21, 2019
MaryLee Allen was a brilliant, passionate, persevering, caring servant leader—not a self-serving leader—committed to helping build a world fit for children. When the Children’s Defense Fund was brand new, I was searching for smart, passionate people to help with our earliest work. One of the very...
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Immigrant Children Are Still Children

June 17, 2019
The Trump administration’s cruel treatment of children and families at the border has not stopped. Children continue to die in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including 16-year-old Carlos Gregorio Hernández Vásquez, who died May 20 just hours after being diagnosed with the...
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Discipline, Assistance and Bullies in a Preschool Classroom

June 20, 2019
Cross-armed and teary-eyed parents sat across from me, listening to me speak about the issues in their children’s classroom. They took a deep unified breath after I stated clearly, “There’s no such thing as a bully in a preschool classroom.” One parent stood to walk out before their partner asked...
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