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The Trump Shutdown: Approaching the Dec. 21 Deadline, Here's What Matters

December 19, 2018
President Trump has threatened to veto the year-end spending bill if it does not include $5 billion for his border wall. Today, his press secretary has tried to step back from the brink by saying Trump could sign a bill that allows him to find $5 billion for the wall through various accounts...
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Voices for Healthy Kids

Equity Through Access to Healthy Food in New York

December 12, 2018
Nearly 1.9 million residents of New York City — almost a quarter of the city’s population — live in lower-income communities with limited access to healthy food retail, and data show they are at risk of poor nutrition and rising rates of heart disease. The American Heart Association in New York City, with support from a grant from Voices for Healthy Kids, aims to help residents address these issues by advocating for city funding that will directly impact this outcome.
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Crushed It! MomsRising's Top Wins of 2018

December 12, 2018
Recently, MomsRising’s CEO/Executive Director, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner asked MomsRising staff members to share their favorite wins and innovations of the year. It turned out to be a very long list. To put it simply, the MomsRising community — which includes you! — CRUSHED it in 2018! The energy and...
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Healthy Schools Power Pack!

October 5, 2018
Every child deserves a healthy start. A healthy school day enables our children to learn, succeed and thrive. Parents are thrilled about the progress schools have made around healthier meals, snacks and drinks in recent years. But there's more to do. We know that a healthy school day also means...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: October 5, 2018

October 5, 2018
It's been another big week. If you're fed up with the epic level of awful coming out of Washington, D.C., we have some concrete and powerful things you can do! Sign up to get free postcards to mail to registered voters who haven't always voted on Election Day (we give you everything you need). You...
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Monsanto Lawsuit Reveals a Broken EPA

September 24, 2018
After a California jury found Monsanto culpable in Dewayne Johnson’s non-Hodgkin's lymphoma last month month, lawsuits against the company swelled from 5,200 to 8,000 . People like Dewayne who were harmed by Roundup will likely see some justice in the months and years ahead, but their suffering...
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Free Power Pack!
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Get Your Healthy School Power Pack!

September 19, 2018
All of our children deserve the opportunity to succeed, whether they want to be an astronaut, open a restaurant, or play third base. Children are full of possibility and potential. As parents, caregivers and adults, that gives us great hope for this world. Our children will craft and create a...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018
This week all of our thoughts are with those in the path of Hurricane Florence. Many of our MomsRising staff and members are in the path of the storm, and we know first-hand how intense the experience can be. We are thinking of you today. Please see this week's list of top actions below, including...
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Protect SNAP

September 12, 2018
September is Hunger Action Month and the 2018 Farm Bill is at a very important crossroads. Right now Congress is trying to find a compromise between two vastly different Farm Bill versions. The House passed a Farm Bill that would cut nearly $20 billion in food assistance. The Senate's Farm Bill...
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Progress in Fighting Poverty Slows -- And for the First Time in Years, the number of Uninsured Americans Does Not Significantly Decline

September 12, 2018
After years of progress, the decline in the poverty rate slowed between 2016 and 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics released Wednesday. In 2017, the official poverty rate was 12.3 percent, down from 12.7 percent in 2016. While workers were earning more, substantial numbers remained at...
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