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Childcare & Early Education

New Podcast: Democracy Revival!

November 19, 2019
On the #RADIO show this week we cover how your voice is needed to lift healthcare coverage and the Safe Step Act. And discuss the powerful work of Black Voters Matter. There is some lively conversation on what you can do to stop the unfair cradle to prison pipeline. There’s also discourse on rise...
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Know Your Rights! Facts on health & nutrition for immigrants

November 19, 2019
The Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Campaign is dedicated to protecting immigrants and their families’ access to health care, nutrition programs, public services and economic supports. This month we’ve published three new community education resources to give communities the information they...
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Top #5Actions of the Week: Nov. 15, 2019. Have You Signed?

November 16, 2019
The headlines this week have been hard. There’s so much need for our voices, and for your voice. So we want to start into the weekend by sharing our gratitude with you for all you’re doing to make our nation a better place for everyone. This week's list of top actions includes urgent calls around...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: November 1, 2019

November 1, 2019
Happy Halloween Week! Know what's scarier than a bump in the night? Not speaking out about issues that matter to women and families! Please checkout our list of top 5 Actions from the past week below, which makes it easy to scroll and catch up. Please be sure to share this with family and friends...
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20 Years of Turning the Lights On for Afterschool

October 25, 2019
For 20 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been organizing a celebration and rally for afterschool programs each October. Moms lead the way on these events, because they know how important it is that their kids have safe, supervised, educational activities each afternoon, after the school day ends...
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RSVP Today: Free Brunch with MomsRising in Chicago!

October 25, 2019
Dear Friends, You’re invited to a FREE family event this Sunday October 27th from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at Middle Brow Bungalow in Chicago. The event will feature live musical entertainment from Little Parade Music , free face painting, free t-shirts, coloring books, and a free delicious breakfast...
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The Child Care Crisis is an Issue for Young Voters, Too

October 25, 2019
The 2018 elections succeeded in yielding the highest young voter turnout for a midterm election in the past 25 years. The upward trend continues as a new Harvard study shows that 43% of young people are likely to vote in the primaries for the 2020 presidential race, compared to just 36% in 2016...
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All New Risers Radio: Fighting The Good and Important Fight!

October 22, 2019
This week on a brand new episode of the #BreakingThrough podcast we cover civil rights and preschool and why police violence is gun violence. We discuss why and how we can work to stop climate change; and we’ll also get the low-down on some important wins for dignity within food justice. *Special...
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All New Risers Radio: Hope Rising

October 7, 2019
On the #RADIO show this week we cover the fight for affordable, accessible, high quality childcare and how it impacts YOU. We discuss what’s going on with elections these days. And we’ll get an inside POV on a new report on Women Driving Change: A Pathway to a Better Mississippi. We’ll also get the...
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These Are the Questions You Need to Ask When Your Kid Comes Home With a School-Issued Laptop

September 17, 2019
Good news, folks: You can cross off pencils and paper from your back-to-school shopping list . School-issued laptops and tablets are steadily replacing workbooks and practice packets. Yes, it's exciting: a shiny new device kids get all to themselves; software that adapts to their level; and a much-...
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