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T: TV We Choose & Other After-School Programs

Clear and independent universal television rating system that allows for choice in the home. Safe, educational opportunities for children after the school doors close.

Lucas's Story

"There were guitars and magic cards, talking, break dancing, listening to music, regular cards, just hanging out. There was always an adult teen director back there with you so things didn't get out of hand," recalls Lucas. Lucas lives with his mom and she has to work full-time to support them both. Before Lucas found the Boys and Girls Club, he was home alone until 6 PM or 7 PM every weeknight, and he'd been doing this since about the fifth grade. Studies show kids who go to formal after school programs watch less television, and have higher academic achievement as well as better social adjustment. More »

Did You Know?

A 2005 Kaiser report found that the time young people spend exposed to media content each day has increased to nearly nine hours.

MomsBlogging on TV & After-School Programs

‘Silence Is Not an Option. The Arc of Justice Only Bends If We Act.’ MomsRising Featured at Women’s March

Posted January 21, 2017 by Kristin

MomsRising is a proud partner of the Women’s March, happening today in Washington, D.C. and in cities across the United States. MomsRising leaders helped draft the march’s Unity Principles and thousands of MomsRising members will participate. I'm CEO and executive director of MomsRising,  an online and on-the-ground organization of more than 1 million mothers and their [...]

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Must-have resources before you March tomorrow!

Posted January 21, 2017 by Nina Perez

The Women’s March on Washington and hundreds of sister marches are TOMORROW! We are excited, fired up, and ready to GO GO GO! Tomorrow, MomsRising will be standing up with our families, children, neighbors, and hundreds of partnering organizations to protect our rights, our safety, our families, and our democracy, and to say NO to hate. [...]

Educating Our Leaders About the Real Healthcare Experiences of Families

Posted January 20, 2017 by S. Nadia Hussain

Last Wednesday, I went to my Congressman’s office to hand deliver MomsRising’s healthcare storybook which has stories from moms and dads across the country, including New Jersey. I’ve called my Congressman’s office more times in the last two weeks than I have in the entire time I’ve been his constituent. I’d already made a few [...]

March with MomsRising in Morganton, NC!

Posted January 19, 2017 by BethM

Want to participate in the Women’s March but can’t make it to DC? Come march with MomsRising at the Women’s March for Morganton! MomsRising is excited to be participating in this local march and our local steering team member Pam will be on hand with signs and stickers to share! Kids are welcome and encouraged. Here [...]

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No matter where we are, in person or in spirit, we are marching together!

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