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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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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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What is the logic behind putting kids in adult prisons?!

March 10, 2017
UPDATE: Victory! L egislation to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility in New York from 16 to 18 passed as part of New York ’s Executive Budget . 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...
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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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Moms Rise With #DayWithoutAWoman

March 8, 2017
Women comprise more than half our population and 82% of women become moms. Together, we’re an inspiring, world-changing, POWERFUL force. We are Black mothers, Latino, White, Asian, Muslim, older and younger moms, grandmoms, and mothers of all immigration statuses. We are moms who are differently...
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Parenting: In Search of Job Manual

March 7, 2017
Imagine starting a brand new job with a big title, widely high expectations and enormous responsibilities, but you’re walking in with no training, experience or even a job description to speak of. Not what most would call ideal, is it? Welcome to parenting. The parenting years are some of, if not...
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Close to home: Being A Muslim Today

March 7, 2017
I have struggled lately to find motivation as well as inspiration to pen down my thoughts as a Muslim living in America which is a surprise as well as a disappointment. Surprise because there is so much going on that I would have enough material to focus on such as http://www.patheos.com/blogs/...
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Women's Strike Tomorrow!

March 7, 2017
Women are powerful — and our power was on full display at the Women’s March. We're a powerful economic force! We're powerful caregivers...and…marchers! Your voice and power are needed again, right now, this very second. Women’s rights, including access to healthcare for ourselves and for our...
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MomsRising On Trump’s Revised Executive Order Banning Muslim Immigration, Suspending Refugee Program

March 6, 2017
Moments ago, President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order halting the US refugee program and suspending visas for those traveling from six-Muslim majority countries: Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. In reaction to Trump’s executive order, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO and...
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