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#GivingTuesday: ¡Cómo pueden ayudarnos a correr la voz!

November 27, 2017
Mientras escribo esto, estoy sentada en el sillón, sintiendo todavía una ligera llenura después de una pequeña y tranquila cena el jueves donde no hubo pavo, pero sí hubo macarrones con queso y langosta, coles de Bruselas y un enorme pastel de calabaza, entre otras delicias. La oficina está en...
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We Have a Sexual Assault and Harassment Crisis in America, and It Should Not Be a Partisan Issue

November 21, 2017
A whopping one-in-four women say they have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace . One-in-three women have experienced some form of sexual violence in her lifetime. Almost 23 million women have been victims of rape or attempted rape in the United States. We believe women. We believe facts...
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5 Ways to be an Activist in your City with the National League of Cities!

November 21, 2017
The National League of Cities sat down with MomsRising’s #KeepMarchingCircle to discuss how parents can help create change at the local level! Below is the video of this wonderful conversation! As Katie Whitehouse (Principal Associate for Early Childhood Success) and Dawn Schluckebier (Principal...
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Why America May Go to Hell!

November 17, 2017
I hope you will speak up loudly and do whatever else is necessary to stop Congress’ hugely unjust Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that rewards billionaires at the expense of poor babies and corporations at the expense of vulnerable children. Millions of America’s children today are suffering from hunger,...
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Human Needs Report: Tax cut bills, disaster aid, anti-immigrant policies, and more

November 13, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released the latest edition of the Human Needs Report, a regular newsletter on national policy affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on the House and Senate tax cut bills, year-end spending deals, disaster aid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, policies hurting immigrant communities, and more.
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Remembering Our Veterans Today and Everyday

November 10, 2017
Serving in the United States Army, comes with a great commitment and sacrifice. Many young people register to serve the armed forces as soon as they turn 18 years old, when they are just beginning to live their lives and with their commitment also come some excellent rewards. I was one of those...
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5 Beneficios Para Los Veteranos Que Quizás No Sabías

November 10, 2017
Servir en el ejercito de los Estados Unidos, conlleva un gran compromiso y sacrifico. Muchos jóvenes se registran para servir a las fuerzas armadas desde que tienen 18 años, cuando apenas están comenzando a vivir y con su compromiso tambien vienen algunas excelentes recompensas. Yo fui una de esas...
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VoteRunLead Women Win, Make History, and are Everywhere!

November 9, 2017
The election results from November 7, 2017, are really exciting - and encouraging for women. In early results, 45 women trained to run for state and local office by VoteRunLead were on the ballot from Kansas to Minnesota to New York! And they’re making history! Thirty-one women who trained with...
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Part 1: One Year in Trump’s America: A Rabbi, Activist & New-ish Mom Reflects

November 8, 2017
The day began in a white pantsuit; it ended in a deluge of tears. It’s hard to believe That Tuesday in November fell one year ago. One year, really? For some it feels like yesterday; for others, it seems like … I don’t know, four years already? That beautiful, surreal day – it started with such...
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Part 2- One Year in Trump’s America: A Rabbi, Activist & New-ish Mom Reflects

November 8, 2017
Things are never as simple as you want them to be , I realized. Today, right now, we need to fight with everything we have to make this broken world better for all Americans, especially those far more vulnerable than you. By November my husband and I had long since decided to move back home to...
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