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Food Security for Immigrant Families During COVID-19 Tweetchat

Bilingual #FoodFri: Food Security for Immigrant Families During COVID-19

March 31, 2021
On Friday, March 12th, we had an exciting bilingual #FoodFri Tweetchat about Food Security for Immigrant Families During COVID-19. Immigrants are an essential part of our country and workforce. We focused our discussion on what food assistance programs are available to immigrant and mixed-status...
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The Rise of College Student Hunger & Homelessness

March 29, 2021
Being in the midst of a pandemic, I like to reflect back on my time as a young student on the campus of North Carolina State University. Only a few years ago, I was one of the 36,000+ students that would cross the bricks of the Brickyard, venture into the libraries on main & centennial campus,...
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Taking Charge of Your Health: Health Info You Can Use

Taking Charge of Your Health: Health Info You Can Use

March 15, 2021
I love the saying, “good things come in small packages.” It’s true of so many things but especially Little Free Libraries. Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the place: in neighborhoods, at roadside farm stands, along busy greenways, and many other places. The concept is simple: You can...
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Hunger Relief During the Pandemic: A Photo Exhibit by Tom Simon

February 23, 2021
In his new exhibit, North Carolina photographer Tom Simon captures both the faces of hunger and the communal efforts to alleviate hunger that touch multiple geographies, cultures and systems throughout the state. The 35-photo exhibit, Lifeline: Hunger Relief During the Pandemic, was recently on...
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Reflections on Black History Month: Jamaica Brickhouse

February 23, 2021
[February is Black History Month. For the month of February, RESULTS is sharing a series of spotlights of some of our staff and volunteers in the Black community. This post features Jamaica Brickhouse, a RESULTS advocate in Wilmington, Delaware.] I am not a stranger to adversity. I grew up as the...
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It's a SNAP: Healthy Cooking on a Budget

December 7, 2020
Many North Carolina families are struggling to put healthy food on the table. The way our food system is set up, the healthy choice is not always the easy or affordable choice. The economic impacts of the pandemic have made it even harder for many families to afford healthy food. While MomsRising...
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Michigan Invests $2 Million into Its “10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids & Farms” Program

October 19, 2020
In Michigan schools, children are eating fresh peaches for the first time after only tasting canned. The kids take a juicy bite, and their faces light up. Even apples—the iconic school fruit—are causing a sensation as children learn in school meals that different varieties can be sweet, tart, and in between. And Brussels sprouts? Yes, please. Roasted. It’s all thanks to an innovative Michigan program that is cultivating healthy eating habits among children by introducing them to the wide variety of fruits and vegetables so necessary for good nutrition, and doing it in schools—the places where kids get up to two and even three meals a day.
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Get help buying groceries while schools are closed / Obtenga ayuda para comprar alimentos mientras las escuelas están cerradas

August 27, 2020
Español debajo RISERS! Help us get this important information out to families: Because of COVID-19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. Families can receive up to $399 per child for food! This benefit is not considered under public...
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Delivering Human Services During the Pandemic: Interviewing Michelle Rhone-Collins, CEO LIFT

July 22, 2020
CBPP recently partnered with LIFT, a human service organization that works in underserved communities of color in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, D.C., to examine the pandemic’s impact on families with children with very low incomes and limited savings living in neighborhoods...
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Review the Week: Can't Miss Posts

June 11, 2020
ICYMI: Here are a few of the rising, favorite and important posts from the MomsRising community for the week ending June 12, 2020. Jump in — like, share and leave a comment. Enjoy! 1. BLOG: Quick Signature: Justice for Breonna Taylor! Demand that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fire and charge with...
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