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Schools Need to Hear from Parents Like Us!

September 20, 2017
Happy Back to School! It's that time of year when the kids head back, the weather turns cooler, and everything seems to accelerate a bit. It's also a great time of year to make some friendly noise for healthy schools! We have done so much in recent years, from implementing new healthy meal...
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How a Group of Indigenous Women Runners Triggered a Global Seismic Shift

August 24, 2017
"Whether you were present at Standing Rock or watched on electronic screens around the world, we all felt that energy— we experienced our oneness”
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This Is How Chlorpyrifos, a Toxic Pesticide, Gets Into Our Bodies and Why It's VERY Dangerous for Kids and Pregnant Women

August 24, 2017
Chlorpyrifos is a toxic pesticide that is commonly used in conventional agriculture and widely found on fruits and vegetables. Pediatricians and children’s health experts worry about exposure to chlorpyrifos (and other chemicals in the pesticide class known as organophosphates) because it is a...
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What is Chlorpyrifos? This Harmful Pesticide Should Have Been Banned From Food Years Ago.

August 11, 2017
Chlorpyrifos (pronounced “klor-PEER-a-foss”) is a commonly used pesticide that damages the developing brains of children. Significant science shows that exposures to low levels of chlorpyrifos early in life can lead to increased risk of learning disabilities including reductions in IQ,...
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Your #5Actions for This Week!

July 30, 2017
What a week. WE WON! Health care was just saved in an extremely close vote in the U.S. Senate late this week due to people including you speaking up! THANK YOU! for taking hundreds of thousands of actions, making calls, signing onto letters, sharing your health care experiences, attending meetings...
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Looking for tips on how to eat more fruits & veggies? Join the #FoodFri Plant-Based Diet Chat!

July 28, 2017
This week @MomsRising has an exciting (and tasty!) #FoodFri tweetchat. Joined by CSPI and others, we will share resources and answer questions about plant-based diets, and provide tips on how to eat more fruits, vegetables, and beans. A plant-based diet consists of foods from plants, including...
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First look: Dolores, a Riveting New Documentary about Labor Activist Dolores Huerta

July 28, 2017
MomRising is thrilled to share an exclusive look at the poster for Dolores , a new documentary film about the legendary, and tireless, Dolores Huerta. Directed by Peter Bratt (Follow Me Home, La Mision) and executive produced by Carlos Santana, Dolores opens in select cities across the country in...
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Mamás Con Poder Estuvo en el PrideFest de NYC 2017

July 24, 2017
¡Hola queridas lectoras y madres de Mamás con Poder! Mi nombre es Romina Tibytt. Soy mamá latina de 3 hermosos niños. Dos varones de 15 y 12 y la princesa de 9 años. Durante el fin de semana del PrideFest en la ciudad de Nueva York, tuve la oportunidad de colaborar con Mamás con Poder para informar...
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New York: We Want Healthier Kids’ Menus!

July 21, 2017
At MomsRising we believe we all have a role in supporting healthy kids. We work with parents across the country and often counsel families on the importance of making healthy choices. Many parents tell us about their struggles of trying to provide healthy food and drinks for their kids and the...
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Take Action for Net Neutrality!

July 12, 2017
An open internet is essential to protecting freedoms we hold dear: our ability to innovate, speak our mind, connect, and hear diverse voices and opinions. All of that is at risk. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to roll back 2015 rules that require internet service providers (ISPs...
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