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Missed Opportunities to Help Homeless Youths

January 5, 2018
Home for the holidays. For many people that’s a happy phrase, just as for many Americans the last few weeks included welcomed vacations and celebrations – a time of plenty, gratitude, and family that marked the joyous holiday season. But “home for the holidays” is an empty promise for thousands of...
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6 Media and Tech Resolutions for Families in 2018

January 4, 2018
If there's one thing nearly every parent wants to get better at, it's staying ahead of their kids when it comes to media and technology. From crazy YouTube videos to marathon Minecraft sessions to sexy selfies , kids are constantly testing the limits (and our patience) with new stuff they want to...
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The Final Chapter of #MomsReading

December 29, 2017
Welcome to final chapter of #MomsReading! In this series, we have explored multiple books and activities that parents and care providers can use to build a child’s social and emotional development no matter the season! Social-emotional skills support the success of children in school and in life!...
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How to Talk to Kids About Sexual Harassment ... Before They Even Know About Sex

December 4, 2017
"Mommy, what's sexual harassment?" You were hoping that the daily news reports of famous and powerful men being accused of sexual misconduct would fly right past your kid's radar. But like other unfortunate events you've had to explain far before your kid was ready , the news -- especially bad news...
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#5Actions of the Week! November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017
We hope you enjoyed time with family and friends this holiday week. Being around those we love helps us recharge — and reminds us who we're fighting for: our kids, friends, family, neighbors and communities. This holiday in particular stands out as a cutting reminder of how much work we still need...
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Why America May Go to Hell!

November 17, 2017
I hope you will speak up loudly and do whatever else is necessary to stop Congress’ hugely unjust Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that rewards billionaires at the expense of poor babies and corporations at the expense of vulnerable children. Millions of America’s children today are suffering from hunger,...
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FREE Family Celebrations in Washington State!

November 15, 2017
MomsRising is hosting FREE family celebrations in Des Moines, Everett, and Auburn, Washington featuring live musical entertainment by kid-entertainer extraordinaire Eli Rosenblatt , arts and crafts by Seattle Recreative , face painting, and plenty of kid- and adult-friendly food to go around. Why...
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Coffee & Advocacy w/ MomsRising in WA State

November 15, 2017
The holidays are upon us and it’s a great time of year to reflect, give thanks, and build community with family, friends, and neighbors. MomsRising members across Washington State are gathering to do just that. Please say you’ll join us! MomsRising staff will be traveling the state to share more...
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Moms Standing up for Head Start

November 9, 2017
Over one million young children and pregnant women are served by Head Start every year in centers, family homes, and in family childcare homes in urban, suburban, and rural communities throughout the country. Head Start and Early Head Start serve a diverse group of children and families – 38% are...
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5 Ways YOU can stop the Republican tax bill!

November 8, 2017
We need YOU to speak out in order to stop this awful tax bill that hurts our families and our economy. Here are 5 ways you can quickly take action!
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