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#Disability Blog Carnival - Living in a post ADA world

July 26, 2016
Nearly 20 percent of Americans are living with a disability, and countless others are deeply involved in caring for and supporting individuals affected by disability. Last year we celebrated 25 years from the passage of the Americans with Disability Act. We highlighted many successes, while...
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#KeepMarching Telephone Town Hall Meeting Guides and Recordings

March 22, 2017
Downloads and recordings of #KeepMarching Telephone Town Hall Meetings. Check back for new resources monthly! MomsRising Advocacy and Organizing Tips and Tactics, Feb. 21, 2017 PDF document WAV audio file MomsRising Primer on Government and Civics, March 21, 2017 PDF document WAV audio file
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How Our Government Works! Notes From The Latest MomsRising #KeepMarching Teleconference

March 22, 2017
Feeling fired up and ready to speak up -- but unsure about all the political jargon? Last night we hosted a quick refresher course on how a bill becomes law and other basic hows and whys of federal government. Below you'll find tweets outlining the the teleconference. And don't miss our Civics 101...
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#5Actions just for YOU!

March 20, 2017
Happy Monday ! It’s time to roll up your sleeves for our Top #5Actions of the week (See below). You can do all five of the actions on one day, or spread them out across the week, your choice. The important thing is not when you do them, but IF you do them. And if you do them, your actions will add...
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A Book for Our Times -- #KeepMarching: Silence Is Not an Option. Our Freedoms Are Intertwined.

March 20, 2017
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner inks publishing deal with Hachette Books on a must-read manual for women activists, with all proceeds going to MomsRising.
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Trump’s Priorities are Not America’s Priorities

March 16, 2017
The budget blueprint the Trump administration released today is an attack on our families, our communities, our economy and our country. Simply put - American families, and our economy as a whole, would be worse off if Congress adopted this budget, which prioritizes building walls over building...
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5 QUICK Actions for This Week! #KeepMarching

March 13, 2017
It’s Monday ! That means we have a new #5Actions list for you! (See below.) You can do all five of the actions on one day, or spread them out across the week, your choice. One thing is for sure: All the actions that people like you are taking across the nation right now are adding up and having an...
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What is the logic behind putting kids in adult prisons?!

March 10, 2017
Let’s be clear. The fact that New York state incarcerates young people as adults is about systemic racism. New York is one of two states, including North Carolina, that treats children as adults in the criminal justice system, even for misdemeanors and nonviolent offenses. The need for juvenile...
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Rise Up for Maryland's littlest learners. Support the halt on Pre K suspensions

March 10, 2017
Last year, over two thousand of Maryland’s youngest students in prekindergarten through second grade were given out-of-school suspensions or expelled. This is nearly twenty percent higher than the previous school year. Let that sink in for a second. Expelling pre-schoolers from school? This is not...
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Creating Welcoming Communities For Immigrant Families

March 9, 2017
It is a tumultuous time in our nation's history for our immigrant communities. President Trump released a re-written executive order on refugee resettlement. Similar to the original order, the new order: Bans travelers from six Muslim-majority countries—Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen—...
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