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Blog Carnival: A King's Work is Never Done - Continuing the legacy!

January 19, 2015
Today, January 19, 2015, we reflect on a hero for justice, a servant to all, and a giant among people. Dr. Martin Luther King lived and died guided by his passion for peace, truth, and equality. He and thousands of women and men of his generation led a movement that transformed the social and...
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A Poor People’s Campaign for a New Decade

January 19, 2015
The final fight of Dr. King's life was the Poor People's Campaign, a campaign to fight for economic justice and to alleviate poverty. We need to recommit ourselves to this fight!
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Awkward. Uncomfortable. Stumbling.

January 16, 2015
As a white woman who has lived almost my entire life in the South, conversations about race have never come easy to me. I grew up in east Tennessee in a very homogeneous community. With the exception of two families, all my classmates were white like me and the schools taught very little, if anything, about segregation or the Civil Rights Movement. My only personal connection to Dr. King was that my father and his brothers were deployed to Memphis with the Tennessee National Guard when Dr. King was murdered. To this day, confederate flags fly from hillsides and pickup trucks in the area where I was raised.
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Nuevas Opciones de Cuidado de Salud son una Gran Avance para la Salud de los Latinos: Un Carnaval de Entradas de Blog de MamasConPoder / MomsRising Celebrando el Mes de la Hispanidad

August 30, 2014
Es el Mes de la Hispanidad y la celebración de este año coincide con otra fecha histórica: el 1ero de Octubre de 2013 marca el primer día en el cual millones de estadounidenses sin seguros de salud podrán tener los requisitos para una cobertura de salud amplia a través de los nuevos mercados de...
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Medicaid & CHIP Participation Rates Show Continued Success of Efforts to Connect Kids with Coverage

May 15, 2014
Recently, CMS released 2012 rates of participation for children in Medicaid and CHIP. For the last few years, our friends at the Urban Institute have been calculating them.
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Mother’s Day Might be Behind Us But It’s Not Too Late to Give Mom a Special Gift

May 12, 2014
Yesterday mothers everywhere were showered with love and appreciation for everything they do to keep their children well and happy. If you want to pay one more tribute to a mom you know, it’s not too late for an extra-special gift that doesn’t need to be wrapped in sparkly paper and tied with a bow.
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Medicaid Means Healthy Kids and Bright Futures

May 12, 2014
When it comes to children’s health, every parent knows that the early years are crucial. President Lyndon B. Johnson echoed that sentiment when he pushed to expand the Medicaid program to focus on children’s health more than 40 years ago. Despite getting more children health insurance coverage, not...
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Enrollment still open for Medicaid and CHIP

May 12, 2014
The Children’s Dental Health Project was founded in 1997 with the principle goal of implementing the then-optional dental benefit in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). As more than a decade has passed and CDHP’s mission has grown, so too has dental coverage for children. Thanks to the...
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Healthy Kids Make Better Learners

May 12, 2014
The School-Based Health Alliance serves as the national voice for school-based health centers (SBHCs), and our mission is to improve the health status of children and youth by advancing and advocating for school-based health care. While our mission is focused on access to health care in school, our...
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Continuing Access for Kids: There is no end date to staying healthy

May 12, 2014
As mothers, we know that children need ongoing access to health insurance, ensuring that children can readily gain needed care when faced with injury or illness. Whether it’s allergy season, soccer season or flu season, children need uninterrupted access to care. Medicaid and the Children’s Health...
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