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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019
Happy Friday! Did you vote this week? When moms RISE, things happen. Big things. This year, to get out the vote for the Virginia elections, moms sent a massive number of GOTV texts & hand-written postcards to low frequency mom voters, made videos to inspire other moms to vote, shared stories,...
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Risers Radio: Nothing Spooky About Change!

November 7, 2019
There’s an all new episode of our Breaking Through podcast show this week where we cover all the many GOOD things that could be done with the funds Trump wants to use for his ridiculous wall. We also talk about Breast Cancer Awareness month and how women’s healthcare is under attack. And you can...
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Moms Need Health Coverage for Their Kids -- Not More Paperwork

November 7, 2019
This year, we released our ninth annual report tracking children’s health insurance coverage and the findings were alarming: Between 2016 and 2018, the number of uninsured children in the U.S. increased by more than 400,000, bringing the total number of uninsured children to over 4 million in the...
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Voices for Healthy Kids

Voices for Healthy Kids SNAP Incentives Series: Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina

November 7, 2019
From Voices For Healthy Kids , an intiative of the American Heart Association with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, working to make each day healthier for all children. Voices for Healthy Kids has funded Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina (ESMMSC) since 2014. Recently, the...
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Family Separation is Wrong: SIGN NOW to Stop Trump’s Immigration Policies

November 6, 2019
We’ve all been hearing about the depths of cruelty of the Trump Administration’s family separation policies for a while, but the extent of that cruelty is still being discovered. Horrifyingly, just last week, the ACLU discovered 1,556 more immigrant families were separated than previously estimated...
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Medicaid Helps Families Weather The Storm

Parents in North Carolina Can't Wait for Health Care

November 4, 2019
More than half a million North Carolinians—many who are parents—can’t see a doctor when they need one because reliable health insurance is out of reach. Yet, the NC legislative session just ended without expanding Medicaid. What-is-the-Gap.jpg Across North Carolina, thousands of low-income families...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: November 1, 2019

November 1, 2019
Dear {{ user.first_name|default:"Friend" }}, Happy Halloween Week! Know what's scarier than a bump in the night? Not speaking out about issues that matter to women and families! Please checkout our list of top 5 Actions from the past week below, which makes it easy to scroll and catch up. Please be...
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