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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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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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News You Can Use: Restaurant Guide Tracking Antibiotic Use

December 3, 2019
When your relatives live five states over, why shell out for airfare when you can cram the whole crew in the van and hop on the interstate instead? At least that was my family’s thinking. As a child, these holiday road trips were the only times I ever ate fast food because it was the quickest and...
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This Week's Top #5Actions! Nov. 22, 2019

November 23, 2019
As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday next week, we are super grateful for all of our MomsRising members and all that you do. Please take a minute to check out our latest list of actions. We are fighting for Equal Pay, Protecting SNAP and reducing the amount of young people in prison. Here's the...
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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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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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Voices for Healthy Kids SNAP Incentives Series: Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina

November 7, 2019
Voices for Healthy Kids has funded Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina (ESMMSC) since 2014. Recently, the coalition, working with the South Carolina affiliate of the American Heart Association (AHA) and others, successfully pursued healthy vending policies in several cities around the state, including the passage of one of the country’s strongest vending and food service policies in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Voices for Healthy Kids SNAP Incentives Series: Michigan Fair Food Network

October 29, 2019
The Double Up Food Bucks program, which matches SNAP dollars spent on fruits and vegetables, is a national model for healthy food incentives. It operates in 20 states and is expanding to more, but it began in Michigan.
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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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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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