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Join us to stand up for the kids of Flint!

October 27, 2016
A promise has been made by elected leaders in Washington, D.C. to pass the funding for the Flint water crisis and to prevent future lead poisoning from happening in other communities by the end of the year. We need to make sure they keep that promise!
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What should #Election2016 candidates know about poverty, hunger, healthcare & the wage gap?

October 19, 2016
UPDATE!! This chat has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, October 24, 2016, at 4 PM ET with new hashtag #FoodMon ! Please use #FoodMon during our chat on Monday! *** Join MomsRising, Coalition on Human Needs, FRAC, and National Women’s Law Center for a #FoodFri tweetchat on Friday (October 21st) at 1pm...
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Share a Reading Assignment with Schools!

October 18, 2016
DYK October 10-14 was National School Lunch Week! To celebrate and promote healthy school lunches and healthy schools, we have an amazing reading assignment for the decision makers at your schools. It's full of stories from parents and tips from experts on how to make all schools as healthy as they...
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Creating Healthier Schools, Active Minds

October 6, 2016
It wasn’t until I became a mom that I decided to go into teaching. For 7 years, I worked in manufacturing, but there was something about becoming a parent that compelled me to want to make a difference in children’s lives, even beyond my own family. And so I became a teaching assistant until I...
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School Lunch: Show Your Spirit During National School Lunch Week (#NSLW) 2016 #FoodFri!

October 6, 2016
This year National School Lunch Week (NSLW) kicks off on October 10, 2016. The theme, " School Lunch: Show Your Spirit ", is definitely one we can get behind! NSLW2016(1).jpg On October 7, 2016, join the @MomsRising #FoodFri tweetchat on Twitter between 1 - 2 p.m. EST to discuss the latest healthy...
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Meetup with MomsRising in Durham!

October 3, 2016
MomsRising has over a million members nationwide, and over 40,000 in North Carolina! While it's great (and powerful!) to come together online, sometimes you just want to have the chance to get to know each other in person and talk about the issues affecting families in your own community. That's...
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Learn Supermarket Tricks & Tips That Will Help YOU Save and Eat Healthier #FoodFri

September 30, 2016
Eating well on a budget can sometimes seem daunting, especially when you are trying to feed a family on a budget for two. Yet there are proven ways for shoppers to stay on budget while eating healthy. Join #FoodFri on September 30, 2016 to chat with @MomsRising and @CSPI. We'll share what families...
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Hot off the presses: Secret Agent Moms!

September 22, 2016
Are you a superhero parent? YES YOU ARE! We all are! Parents are on the frontlines every day, building healthier communities for all kids. And we're excited to share our latest resource for the superhero in all of us ... Secret Agent Moms ! Part graphic novel, part how-to guide, Secret Agent Moms...
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#MilitaryMonday: Helping Kids Get the Foods They Need To Grow Up Healthy and Strong

September 19, 2016
Important and small changes need to be made to TRICARE so all military kids can get the medical care and food they need!
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Food and Aging in the Hispanic Community

September 16, 2016
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, MomsRising is excited to discuss how food and aging play out in the Latino community in the United States, during the September 16, 2016 #FoodFri tweetchat. Our featured guest and co-host, the National Hispanic Council of Aging, will join us to discuss the the...
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