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26 Inspiring Victories YOU Made Possible in 2014!
Together we achieved historic wins for families, from fair pay and paid sick days to affordable health coverage and gun safety.

Invest in our littlest learners!
Families have a chance for affordable high-quality Pre-K with the Strong Start for America's Children Act. Ask your Senators to co-sponsor it today!

Tell Nickelodeon to Stop Marketing Junk Food to Kids!
Parents need everyone, including schools, sports teams and children's media to help our kids make healthy food choices.

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Help get the word out about healthy school foods, junk food marketing to kids, and reducing childhood obesity.

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The Motherhood Penalty

Posted November 20, 2015 by Kristiana Lockman

Earlier this year, the Women's Funding Alliance released an interesting little report called The Status of Women in Washington. Now before you bounce off because a) you've already used up your quota of "you go girl" fist bumps today, or b) you believe the gender gap is a bunch of hooey, hang with me for a moment.  [...]

Join Us For a Special Tweetchat to #GetCovered!

Posted November 12, 2015 by Sili Recio

If you missed our Wellness Wednesday chat last week on open enrollment and still have questions about your healthcare coverage, we invite you to join us, What to Expect author Heidi Murkoff and senior advisor to the President and chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, Valerie Jarrett for a special tweetchat, 11/13 at 12 p.m. [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

ACTION NEEDED: A heartless decision

Posted November 12, 2015 by Elisa Batista

Take Action!I have bad news. Amidst growing anti-immigrant rhetoric that's harming our children and our economy, earlier this week a divided 5th Circuit Court of Appeals dealt a cruel blow.    What happened?   Well, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decided, in a ruling against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), to continue to stall implementation of the Obama Administration's Executive Action on Immigration that [...]

Posted Under: immigration

Working Mom and #MilSpouse Speaks Out for Tax Credits For Families

Posted November 11, 2015 by Rosalynda Thorn

Working moms are never off the clock. Our working days are bookended by packing kids’ lunches in the morning and reading bedtime stories at night. We put in a lot more than a full day’s work and every dollar we work for is hard earned. This is even more true for military families like mine. [...]

Conversation Cafe with Marco Rubio

Posted November 10, 2015 by Christina D'Allesandro

Talking with Marco Rubio in New Hampshire’s “Conversation Café”   Hello again! It feels like I’ve hit almost every corner of New Hampshire in the last few months in my work to give voice to the Granite State’s families in the Presidential campaign and beyond.  Last week, this work gave me a great opportunity – [...]

Equal Pay For Latinas

Posted November 9, 2015 by Xochitl Oseguera

Take Action!Put something soft on your desk right now, because what I’m about to tell you will have you so mad you’re going to have a "head-desk" moment (you know, a moment when you drop your head to your desk in frustration?) and I don’t want you to get hurt. Ready? According to the latest [...]

Because It’s 2015, I Demand More

Posted November 9, 2015 by Erin Vilardi

Because it’s 2015, I can’t see these pictures and not act.Because it’s 2015, you can’t sit by anymore either.Because it’s 2015, we can’t let ourselves say “but I like being the #2.” The powerful images put out by Elle UK were all too familiar. They featured some of the most recognizable global female leaders, from Angelina Jolie [...]

Tell Speaker Ryan to support the EITC and Child Tax Credit!

Posted November 6, 2015 by Elyssa Koidin

Representative Paul Ryan was just sworn in as the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives last Thursday. We want to give him a big welcome to this new and important position and we want to do it the MomsRising way—by making sure he prioritizes working families! Let's start by urging Speaker Ryan to [...]