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Chocolate is Nice. Equality is Better!

April 29, 2016
Mother’s Day was founded with a simple and beautiful wish – to honor the person who has done more for us than anyone in the world. At MomsRising, we do more than honor moms. We empower them – every day, all year long. We unite moms to win protections from gun violence, win access to lifesaving...
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National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum demands justice for immigrant families

April 18, 2016
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in the challenge to President Obama’s expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the new Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Legal Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs. At issue is whether President Obama’s actions exceeded his...
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Indignada. Decepcionada. Con el corazón roto.

April 7, 2016
Indignada. Decepcionada. Con el corazón roto. Así me siento después de escuchar que el Congreso de EE.UU. ha votado otra vez en contra de una reforma migratoria que ha dejado a millones de niños y familias vulnerables. ¡Es ridículo! La Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU. recientemente aprobó una...
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Incensed. Disappointed. Heartbroken.

March 31, 2016
Incensed. Disappointed. Heartbroken. These are just a few words that come to mind when I think of Congress’s latest move against immigration policy reform , which is leaving millions of children and families vulnerable. It’s outrageous. The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed what members...
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Standing Up for DAPA and DACA+ and the Future of Our Nation’s Children

March 10, 2016
This past week, several amicus briefs representing a wide range of American voices were submitted to the Supreme Court in support of lifting a lower court injunction preventing the implementation of the 2014 Obama expanded deferred action programs. First Focus was one of six anchor organizations...
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President Obama's Final Budget

February 15, 2016
President Obama introduced his final budget last week. Find out all the details about what is in it and what is happening next!
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Agents nabbing 4-year-olds?! That's not who we are.

January 15, 2016
A small child, just four-years old, was sleeping soundly over the New Year's weekend when he was abruptly woken up by feet pounding across the floor and screaming in the house. Then his worst nightmare came true: he was taken away by strangers . A nightmare, right? Never in America? Wrong. This...
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Why I Participated in Civil Disobedience as an Undocumented Immigrant in North Carolina

January 8, 2016
My name is Carmen Rodriguez, and I’m originally from the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. I came to the United States with thousands of other immigrants searching for a better life. I’ve lived in North Carolina for 13 years as the undocumented mother of three US citizens, including two boys who play in Raleigh youth soccer leagues, and my daughter who is a competitive cheerleader.
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Paring down Paris: What's it mean for families?

December 14, 2015
OK, so Julie and I didn’t actually storm the podium at the international climate change talks in Paris. But we are elated that a historic decision was reached there which lays the foundation for justice and hope for all of the world’s people. The Paris Agreement holds great promise for families in...
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A Special Match for #GivingTuesday

December 1, 2015
You gave thanks. You ate delicious food. You got deals. Now, it’s time to give back! Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day of celebrating and supporting the causes that matter most to us – like making the world a better, safer, more just place for women, moms and families. To mark this day,...
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