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Tips For Healing the Divide By Talking Turkey Over Cranberry Sauce

November 23, 2016
Confession: I’ve been shopping for sweet potatoes and green beans for our family gathering while still reeling from the election. I’m still trying to wrap my mind around everything—including how to avoid unproductive food fights over politics during Thanksgiving dinner and how turn that time into a...
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MomsRising on the Selection of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

November 18, 2016
Donald Trump has named a person, U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions, who has a history of racist, misogynistic and bigoted behavior, to be the U.S. Attorney General, which is the chief law enforcement officer of the nation. Over his career, Sessions has called a white civil rights attorney a ‘disgrace to...
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Conversation resources for post-election gatherings

November 18, 2016
How are you doing after this chaotic, exhausting, rollercoaster of an election? We’re hearing from many MomsRising members who are still reeling and looking for community and ways to be engaged. We’re hearing that they feel an urgency to meet and connect in person with others in order to take stock...
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MomsRising Calls Bannon Role in Trump Administration ‘Clear and Present Danger’

November 15, 2016
Our diversity is our nation’s most enduring strength. The fact that the people in our country, who come from all walks of life and tapestries of backgrounds, are free to live, love and worship as they will, is enshrined in our Constitution -- and is why America has long prospered. That’s why...
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Trump must rescind job offer to Breitbart chief Steve Bannon

November 15, 2016
We have a situation here—and your voice is urgently needed. Time is short. Donald Trump just appointed an "alt-right" leader, Steve Bannon , as the chief White House strategist and senior counselor. Simply put, according to multiple news sources, including the New York Times, Steve Bannon has a...
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Protecting Our Kids From Bullying and Harassment

November 11, 2016
We are hearing from parents of school-aged children across the country who are feeling anxious as a result of the election. Parents who are struggling with how they can make sure the children in their communities feel safe in the face of increased bullying and harassment in schools. We hear your...
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Como Hablarle a Nuestros Hijos Sobre los Resultados de las Elecciones.

November 9, 2016
Anoche, mientras los noticieros analizaban estadísticas y hacían sus predicciones sobre las elecciones, mi correo electrónico y mi redes sociales se inundaron con mensajes y preguntas de padres con la misma preocupación. Todos estaban anticipando el tipo de conversación que tendrían con sus hijos...
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How to Speak to Our Children about the Outcome of the Election

November 9, 2016
Last night as the news outlets spoke of statistics and predictions, my social media feed and email flooded with the same theme and question from most parents. They were all anticipating the conversation they would have with their children about the outcome of the election. It is a difficult...
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MomsRising on Donald Trump’s Victory in the 2016 Presidential Race

November 9, 2016
This morning we woke up to a very different America than the polls predicted. Many of us are reeling. Some of our children have difficult questions about their own safety, about their friends, and about the future of our country. But moms never give up, and we never stop fighting to make sure that...
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How Your Parenting Style Resembles Our Political System

November 2, 2016
I was embarrassed that I had welled up to the point where my nose and my eyes could no longer function properly. I attempted not to take a huge breath or blink since tears were going to pour. From the stage I listened to Heather C. McGhee tell all of us that we needed to listen and understand one...
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