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I am really enjoying the interesting, smart and engaged moms you are introducing us to – between the Hot moms and the interviews – I think you are on to something. Moms do impact the world and it's inspiring to hear the stories of how we are doing it – big and small. Thank you.

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Poverty

GOOOOAAALLLL!: O-MAMA Interviews Global Soccer Mom Fighting Poverty & AIDS

We’ve found another O-MAMA!  Shayne Moore is a soccer mom who is making a difference by getting out of her suburban American comfort zone and taking her “mom heart” global. We interviewed her on our radio show and she is one smart and motivated MAMA!   She knows that, “real change happens right where we are.” ... Read more

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IN THE POOR HOUSE: U.S. Poverty Rate Jumps

According to the 2009 U.S. census data reported by the Associated Press, about one in seven Americans now lives below the poverty line. That’s about 15% of the population, up from 13.2% in 2008. This number is the largest one-year hike in number of poor since 1959. President Obama responded in a press conference by ... Read more

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A HEAVY CROSS: A Letter From Shirley Sherrod

A Letter From Shirley Sherrod, distributed by the NAACP: Back in March, I delivered a speech to an NAACP Freedom Fund banquet in my home state of Georgia. I drew on my personal life story to urge poor people, white and black, to pull together and overcome racial divisions. We have to understand that our ... Read more

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