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I Delivered On CHIP, Can You?

April 3, 2015
I was frazzled when I heard the Frog Princess wouldn't have school today. But, after posting a link to Facebook asking my friends to sign up to deliver a booklet of stories to Senator Nelson's office, the day became everything but. You see, we've been working on spreading the word to get the...
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Finding balance in a 24/7 world

March 31, 2015
How bad do you want to feel good? Growing up with a parent who suffered from clinical depression and navigating a heaping dose of dysfunction, stress, anxiety and "not feeling enough" the first thirty years of my life, left me highly motivated to want to FEEL GOOD. The primary drive for the work I...
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What self-care is NOT

March 31, 2015
I was lying in bed Sunday morning reading from author Anne Lamott's beautiful little book Small Victories. In one of her stories about parenting, she shares with a little self-deprecation, but mostly tenderness, how she doesn't bake for PTA fund raisers, is often disorganized and sometimes forgets...
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Invest in Women to Reduce Poverty

March 31, 2015
This post, authored by Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat , originally appeared on TalkPoverty.org . Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat discusses the results of a study published by the Women's Foundation and the policy solutions that can lift all women out of poverty. She urges lawmakers to expand their investment in...
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Join MomsRising at the Dallas City Council Chambers on April 8th!

March 30, 2015
Please join MomsRising volunteers and staff on April 8th, 2015; 10:30 am at the City Council Meeting to thank Mayor Rawlings for his work to improve children's health in Dallas! MomsRising and our partners at Healthy Children in a Healthy Environment are coming together to personally deliver the...
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Hattiesburg Mayor DuPree and City Council members are working to decrease the number of uninsured children in Mississippi!

March 30, 2015
Great news! Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree and City Council members, Kim Bradley, Deborah Delgado, Carter Carroll, Mary Dryden, and Henry Naylor, are going the extra mile to make sure kids in Mississippi have the health coverage they need! Hattiesburg was awarded a grant through the National...
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Health is an LGBT equality issue.

March 30, 2015
Health is an LGBT equality issue. It's not quite as sexy of an issue as marriage equality or nondiscrimination—although it does overlap—and it is just as important. People in our LGBT community are more likely to be uninsured and in 2013, 1 in 3 low- and middle-income LGBT people were uninsured—...
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Families Need Stronger Protection Against Superbugs

March 27, 2015
Last year, President Obama formed the 'National Task Force for Combating Resistant Bacteria' to put together a 5-year plan to prevent what many experts see as the public health crisis of our time: antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Its members released their plan this morning. It isn't bad, but it...
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Get Your Buns Covered

March 26, 2015
Mary first caught my eye as she strode down a busy thoroughfare in a flimsy hospital gown, with the sun glistening off (what looked like) her bare buttocks. "Uncovered” was the message on her sign. She and her friends, Seattle’s Raging Grannies , took to the streets that day, alongside thousands of...
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Blog Carnival: A Celebration of Women's History Month & Building an Intersectional Movement

March 26, 2015
In the spirit of Women's History Month and in honor of our foremothers whose shoulders we stand on, we hope you'll join us in celebrating their legacy, exploring the issues facing women and families today, and committing to being the best allies possible to one another and in all communities.
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