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Putting the Chips On the Table

November 17, 2014
The U.S. Senate is currently considering the Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension Act of 2014 which would extend CHIP through 2019, and incentivizes states to work to enroll uninsured (but CHIP-eligible) children. I have the privilege of being one of the Risers taking your signatures (over...
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Open enrollment for the health insurance marketplace is here!

November 15, 2014
If you’ve been eagerly awaiting your chance to switch health plans or enroll in health coverage for the first time, now is your chance! The health insurance marketplace is open again from November 15, 2014 until February 15, 2014.
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Take Action: Our Nation's Kids Need Your Voice!

November 14, 2014
Reflecting on last week’s election results, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said the American public wants “ members of Congress who will listen and they want things to get done. ” Getting things done sounds…. refreshing! Why not? :) We’ve got a hugely popular, bipartisan issue that Congress can...
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My #1 life balance secret

November 12, 2014
“Are you listening to your life; what is it trying to tell you?” Renee Trudeau Most people are surprised to hear that I love making a big pot of minestrone soup for my family and friends as much as I love getting invited to go to India to speak to a women’s group on work/life balance. So after...
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New Study of California’s Latino Children Finds Striking Differences in Health and Well-being Within This 4.7 Million-and-Growing Population

November 11, 2014
A comprehensive new study of California’s Latino children paints a complex picture of their health and well-being—and finds striking differences within a 4.7 million-strong population that comprises more than half of all the children in the state. More than 94% of these children were born in the...
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A Boob By Any Other Color: On Breastfeeding and Privilege

November 6, 2014
I originally posted this on my blog but thought I'd share my thoughts here as well. I'm always grateful for having another platform where my voice and opinions can be heard. This morning, I saw my girl Yanira in my text messages. I was ready to laugh at something funny or be inspired by her hustle...
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Why MomsRising joined with 1,200 organizations for children's health

November 5, 2014
Just as focus is turning to what may happen during the upcoming lame duck session, MomsRising has joined with 1,200 other national, state, tribal, and local organzations to call on Congress to continue funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). That's because moms know how important investing in children's health is for our families, communities, and country. Children's health is a top priority for MomsRising supporters and we believe it should be for Congress, too.
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6 Maneras de Tener Cobertura Médica Antes del Periodo Abierto de Inscripción

November 4, 2014
Obtener cuidado medico puede ser un proceso difícil para entender, particularmente si no domina el ingles. A mis padres no les fue fácil navegar este proceso y por ellos quisiera asegurarme que a nadie le pase lo mismo. Mis padres tienen 26 años viviendo en los Estados Unidos. El español es su...
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MomsRising #WellnessWed end of the year Twitter Chat calendar!

October 31, 2014
Are you a fan of our MomsRising #WellnessWed Twitter Chats? Wednesday, November 5. Premature Birth Awareness Month with Guest(s): March of Dimes Wednesday, November 12. Pregnancy and baby oral health with Guest(s): Children's Dental Health Project Wednesday, November 19. Open enrollment healthcare...
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Moms Say Thanks to Mayors for Leadership on Connecting Children and Families to Health Insurance

October 30, 2014
** This post was written by Chuan Teng at the National League of Cities (NLC). It originally appeared on NLC’s blog CitiesSpeak . ** Moms have gotten wind of NLC’s Cities Expanding Health Access for Children and Families initiative (CEHACF) and are telling mayors “thank you” for taking the lead on...
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