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The CHN Human Needs Report: Final spending bills, parental leave for federal workers, ACA's future, and more

December 20, 2019
The highlights - and lowlights - of the FY20 spending package. Paid parental leave for federal workers. A ruling against the ACA. Efforts to preserve SNAP and immigration benefits. All this and more in the Coalition on Human Needs' latest Human Needs Report.
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Year Round Meals Help Prevent Child Hunger During Holidays

December 20, 2019
In North Carolina, the harsh reality for many children in our state of agricultural abundance is: The cupboards at home are bare and refrigerators are not over-stocked. Kids rely on school meals. But what happens during the holidays?
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2019 Year In Review: MOMentum Wins!

December 15, 2019
From start to finish, 2019 has been a year of rip-roaring, unstoppable, joyful MOMentum! Just to name a few of the major wins we accomplished together this year: MomsRising leads a coalition that won commitments from major national and regional banks to quit financing private prisons, including the...
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Your Signature Needed on the Week's Top 5 Actions! 12/6/2019

December 9, 2019
It's the last month of the year, and of the decade. Wow. While time may go quickly, our movement to demand an economy that works for women and families will have lasting, enduring impact. And it's built by the individual actions of fired-up people like you. Please scroll down for our latest list of...
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States Can Boost WIC, Improve Outcomes for Low-Income Women, Young Children

December 9, 2019
State policymakers can do more to ensure that low-income women and young children participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Just over half of those eligible currently participate, despite WIC’s well-documented role in improving birth, diet,...
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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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Fighting for Latina Equal Pay

November 20, 2019
Can you believe 2019 is almost over? Time flies when you’re busy resisting and persisting! But there’s one thing that truly hasn’t come soon enough – Latina Equal Pay Day.
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Tell Trump #HandsOffSNAP- AGAIN!

November 20, 2019
Trump is ridiculously at it again. It’s only been a few months since President Trump’s last attack on SNAP (or food stamps), but now he’s at it again with his cruel attempts to take food stamps away from struggling families in order to pay for tax cuts for billionaires and big corporations — even...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019
Happy Friday! Did you vote this week? When moms RISE, things happen. Big things. This year, to get out the vote for the Virginia elections, moms sent a massive number of GOTV texts & hand-written postcards to low frequency mom voters, made videos to inspire other moms to vote, shared stories,...
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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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