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¡Detengan la emergencia en WIC!

November 10, 2023
La cuenta regresiva ha comenzado… ¡otra vez! El Congreso necesita tomar medidas para mantener al gobierno financiado antes del 17 de noviembre... y también DEBEN aprobar el cuidado infantil de emergencia y la financiación de WIC en ese momento o millones de familias, junto con las empresas y...
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This is an emergency! Protect WIC now!

November 2, 2023
The time has come for us to ring all the alarm bells to protect the highly successful WIC program that provides nutritional assistance to 7 million pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and young children! Unless immediate action by Congress is taken in November when it extends the current...
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Breaking Through: #Shutdown #MediaMatters #ChildCare #Momnibus

September 26, 2023
On the radio show this week, we cover why the national budget is also a moral document that shows the deep priorities of our country – and where kids stand in that budget; we uncover the latest with Fox News, dive into double standards and false equivalencies in the media, and learn tactics to get real news; we hear about the #ChildCareCliff why it impacts businesses too and hear how we can help our nation avoid it; and we close the show discussing tactics to get every member of Congress on the bus… the Momnibus!
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Breaking Through: Happenings Inside the U.S Capitol, World Contraception Day, and More

September 18, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover the latest from the U.S. Capitol including around WIC and childcare; we learn what’s happening with access to birth control in America and about World Contraception Day; we hear the latest with local abortion bans, including outrageous proposed bans on being able to drive to get an abortion in some states; and we close the show learning why the U.S. budget fights matter to you and our economy.
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Dile al Congreso: ¡No hagan recortes al programa SNAP!

June 14, 2023
En los próximos meses se tomarán decisiones cruciales con respecto al Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP), uno de los programas más poderosos que tiene nuestra nación para combatir el hambre. Casi dos tercios de los beneficios de SNAP se destinan a familias con niños y 1 de cada...
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Tell Congress: Protect SNAP!

Food stamps are at risk for hundreds of thousands of families

June 8, 2023
Last week a bipartisan deal kept the U.S. from the brink of economic disaster and saved millions of jobs… but there was a price to pay for that: Further time restrictions and harsh work requirements were passed for 750,000 SNAP (food stamps) recipients. Now, with major decisions being made in the coming months regarding the vital Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) we need to make our voices heard to Congress: Hands off SNAP!
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May 2023 #KeepMarching Meeting: The Hunger Cliff

May 24, 2023
During May's #KeepMarching meeting, we dove deep into what the hunger cliff is and why so many people are struggling to put food on the table. We also learned what Congress is doing to address the hunger cliff and how we can support families who are experiencing hunger crises. We are very grateful...
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A moral outrage: Less food, rising prices, potential budget default!

May 11, 2023
Have you recently left the grocery store wondering how anyone can afford food? Me too. The truth is not many people can. The rising cost of food is making it difficult for moms, grandparents, and families to put food on the table. And worse still, many families who rely on the Supplemental...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 28, 2023

April 28, 2023
Quick signature: Thank Biden for his Executive Order to improve care! This week, the Biden/Harris administration issued a bold, transformative, and badly needed Executive Order to improve our nation’s care infrastructure. At a time when millions of families cannot access or afford the child care,...
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Show support for free school meals for all in NC!

April 27, 2023
MomsRising members are on-the-ground right now at the NC General Assembly urging our state lawmakers to include funding for school meals for all in the budget this legislative session. Will you back us up? → Can you back us up by sending your lawmaker a note right now? Our message urging lawmakers...
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