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All New Risers Radio: We Can Do Hard Things!

July 1, 2019
On the #RADIO show this week we cover the horrors happening to children and families in detention centers in the US and how you can help. We’ll hear top takeaways from the #DemDebate, discuss the #MomPlatform, and what’s next with Debate Bingo. We’ll get the latest on the fight for abortion care...
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Open Letter for Humanitarian Aid at the Border

June 28, 2019
No child, and especially no child on American soil, should ever be put in a position in which they are scared, hungry, sick, cold, feel unsafe, or experience life-altering trauma. Yet many of us across the political spectrum have watched with increasing horror as conditions continue to deteriorate at our border for children of all ages seeking refuge and asylum in the United States.
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New Levels of Shame

June 28, 2019
It is inconceivable that the latest headlines come from a civilized nation. “Detained Migrant Children Denied Adequate Food, Water & Sanitation in Texas.” “There Is a Stench: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children.” “‘The Taliban gave me toothpaste’: Former captives...
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Firma Rápida: Pide al Gobernador Cooper vetar HB 370

June 24, 2019
La separación de las familias no es algo que ocurre solo a nivel nacional. Aquí en Carolina del Norte, los legisladores anti-inmigrantes están intensificando sus ataques contra las comunidades inmigrantes de Carolina del Norte y los alguaciles democráticamente electos que han prometido protegerlos...
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Top #5Actions of the Week: June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019
We're back with this week's list of top #5Actions from the past week, featuring hot items around defending health care, gun safety, family separation, and more. We also still eager for your input on which issues are most important for you so we can create our "Mom Platform" as we head into the next...
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Families belong together!

Stand with NC immigrant communities! Urge Gov. Cooper to veto HB 370

June 21, 2019
Family separation isn’t something that’s just happening at the national-level. Right here in North Carolina anti-immigrant lawmakers are stepping up their attacks on North Carolina’s immigrant communities and the democratically elected sheriffs who have pledged to protect them. HB 370, an anti-...
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Stop separating babies from their families!

June 19, 2019
My daughter will be eight months old this Saturday. From the moment my doctor put her on my chest after 48 hours of labor, I was obsessed. I remember not even wanting to give her over to have tests done and to this day I still cringe when I need to leave her for more than a few hours to work. As a...
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The Human Needs Report: Help for working families, disaster aid passes, victory for Dreamers, spending update, and more

June 18, 2019
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on Congress’s spending work, long-overdue disaster aid, a step forward for Dreamers, tax credits for working families, and more.
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Votes And Laws Not Thoughts And Prayers

June 18, 2019
We have a brand new episode of our Breaking Through podcast this week and we are excited to discuss it with you! We'll cover how healthcare is under attack and the many ways in which you can fight back. We'll also discuss the fight for gun safety and Virginia. Along with our special guests we'll...
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Immigrant Children Are Still Children

June 17, 2019
The Trump administration’s cruel treatment of children and families at the border has not stopped. Children continue to die in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including 16-year-old Carlos Gregorio Hernández Vásquez, who died May 20 just hours after being diagnosed with the...
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