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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018
We know you are busy with summer vacations and in some parts of the country getting kids back to school, so that’s why we provide the top #5Actions for the week for you to review and take action. This week, we need your help in stopping the spread of 3D guns, protecting SNAP, and preventing even...
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We Are MomsRising, Sheri from Iowa

August 6, 2018
In our third installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Sheri in Iowa who used SNAP while being a single mom and being in school. She recently graduated this May. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post. There is this myth that people...
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Deadline for telling the Commerce Department to junk its Census citizenship question is Tuesday, August 7

August 3, 2018
The Coalition on Human Needs submitted comments today to the Commerce Department voicing our strong opposition to the inclusion of a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census. Such a question would likely increase the undercount of children, especially children of color, those identifying as Hispanic/Latino, and those in low-income households.
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We Are MomsRising, Cyndi from Indiana

August 1, 2018
In our second installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Cyndi in Indiana who benefited from the Affordable Care Act. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . Without the [Affordable Care Act], my whole family would have lost our...
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We Are MomsRising, Heather from Alabama

July 25, 2018
In our first installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Heather in Alabama who benefited from SNAP (food stamps). Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . “In 2010, I suddenly found myself in an unexpected divorce. I was working...
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Everything You Need to Know About We Are MomsRising!

July 24, 2018
I don’t know about you, but lately the doom and gloom of politics makes my head spin. It is hard to not only keep up with what is happening but also on what to make of it all. When everything feels like it is going wrong, it is more important than ever to find moments of inspiration. For me, one of...
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The Human Needs Report: House Labor-H bill, migrant family amendments, a SCOTUS nominee, threats to the ACA, and more

July 23, 2018
Read on for the latest on the House Labor-H bill and other FY19 spending, migrant family separations, proposed SNAP cuts, reactions to the Supreme Court nominee, threats to the ACA, and more.
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Head Smacker: The anti-baby administration

July 11, 2018
While Candidate Trump may have claimed to love babies, the harm President Trump’s actions and policies are doing to them is undeniable.
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#5Actions Round Up for the Week! June 29, 2018 edition

June 29, 2018
It's been a week, friends. As we head into the weekend, our urgent message to you is that we are powerful, and our voices matter. This week we're speaking out about immigration, and celebrating some inspiring wins. We're also sharing helpful ways to support immigrants in your community, and a...
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Sign NOW to protect SNAP!

QUICK ACTION NEEDED to protect food stamps!

June 22, 2018
I know the world feels chaotic right now with everything happening on the news (not to mention getting your kids ready for summer!) —and there’s a lot to keep track of. It’s easy to feel down and helpless. But that’s why MomsRising is here—to remind you of how powerful your voice is and what a...
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