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"I Didn't Make This World For You"

December 8, 2017
…They have become great and rich; they have grown fat and sleek…. they judge not with justice the cause of the fatherless… and they do not defend the rights of the needy. --Jeremiah 5:27-28 Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees, to deprive the poor of their rights...
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Maternal Justice Chat 1.30.17 on ACA/Medicaid and Maternal Health

December 4, 2017
A conversation where we discuss ACA/Medicaid and Maternal Health with a focus on the impact on black women.
Tasmiha Khan's picture

Maternal Justice Chat 3.27.17 on Medicaid & Maternal Morbidity/Mortality

December 4, 2017
A conversation on how supporting Medicaid bolsters the health of black and brown communities.
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Access to Healthy Communities - #MaternalJustice Tweetchat 4.24.17

December 4, 2017
This tweetchat is about access to health, which is one of the core tenets of our #MaternalJustice campaign. Access to health means access to safe communities and environments. Black women in poor communities don’t have safe spaces to work out and focus on their health. Safe spaces don’t only...
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An Abominable Massacre of Poor Children's Futures

December 1, 2017
The United States Congress and Trump Administration are engaged in a morally abominable massacre of the hopes, dreams and basic survival and development needs of millions of babies, children and youths in America – 13.2 million of whom are poor. Many are hungry, homeless, unequally educated, and...
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#GOPTaxScam "does not represent our country’s values and it should not become law."

November 30, 2017
The Senate is set to vote this week on the most sweeping tax bill in a generation. This is no dry bill making small adjustments to the tax code. Instead, it is a bill that will affect nearly every aspect of life for average Americans from education to home ownership; from health care to child care...
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Why the Next 15 Days are Important for Black Women

November 30, 2017
I'd never been sick before. A light cold here and there, but never seriously ill. I'm young. I eat right. And always take the stairs when presented with the option. This summer as I was planning a vacation with a friend, I came down with what I believed to be a cold. Summer colds are the worst,...
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#5Actions of the Week! November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017
We hope you enjoyed time with family and friends this holiday week. Being around those we love helps us recharge — and reminds us who we're fighting for: our kids, friends, family, neighbors and communities. This holiday in particular stands out as a cutting reminder of how much work we still need...
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Have Questions About CHIP? We Have Answers!

November 27, 2017
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which insures almost nine million children nationwide, expired on September 30th. Congress continues to delay in reauthorizing this historically bipartisan legislation. Do you have lingering questions about CHIP? Are you unsure about why it should be...
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Let's Talk about Tax Policy: Really.

November 27, 2017
Too often, policy, tax and budget debates are framed in terms of winners and losers at the program, department, budget line, and income group or business level. For our families this is not wonky abstraction, it is real life, woven into every part of our days. Families raising children who have...
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