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Now is the time for common sense gun regulations!

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!

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“My husband and I found ourselves with a surprise pregnancy when our two children were 10 and 12."

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Let's Get Soda Out of Kids' Meals!
Tell Burger King and Wendy's that soda shouldn't be the default drink for kids

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

Tell Nickelodeon to Stop Marketing Junk Food to Kids!
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What High Quality PreK IS vs IS NOT: HINT Wear A Smock

Posted September 2, 2014 by Mary E. Mannix

As my friends and I – many teachers and all parents of school aged children – hustled this weekend to make sure our children were ready for the new school year, I found myself being asked many questions about early learning. In addition to being mom to five and an early childhood educator, I am [...]

Webinar helps employers of nursing mothers think outside the bathroom stall

Posted September 2, 2014 by Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka

A provision was added to the Affordable Care Act in 2010 requiring that employers “provide a reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child...and a place, other than a bathroom...which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.” The health benefits of breastfeeding for babies and mothers [...]

Consumer Reports Revela la Nueva Herramienta de Internet para Ayudar a los Consumidores a Navegar La Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio

Posted September 1, 2014 by Elena Chavez

To read this blog post in English, click here.  YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports, la organización de servicio al consumidor sin fines de lucro que ha estado empoderando a los consumidores por más de 75 años, lanzó HealthLawHelper.org, una herramienta de internet innovadora que ofrece una guía personalizada para ayudar a los consumidores a entender [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Labor Day: A Time to Recommit

Posted August 29, 2014 by Liz Shuler

This Labor Day, throughout the nation we will pause to recognize the incredible achievements of America’s working women and men. We will gather in communities to march in parades, host barbecues and celebrate the people who really make this country run. But we also should recognize that despite our sweat, our sacrifice and our innovation, too [...]

Posted Under: family economic security

My remarks from the Women's Equality event with Leader Nancy Pelosi

Posted August 28, 2014 by Deandra Ludovice

Good morning, my name is Deandra Ludovice and I would like to thank Leader Pelosi for hosting this important discussion on women’s economic empowerment and I’d like to thank MomsRising, of which I am a proud member, for inviting me to speak. As a first-time parent, I have faced many unexpected challenges. From learning how [...]

Should firearms be presented as wholesome family fun?

Posted August 28, 2014 by Gloria Pan

The news a nine-year-old girl accidentally killed her firearms instructor with an Uzi submachine gun during a family vacation has shocked people across the country and the world. As absurd and irresponsible as it is, the gun industry aggressively markets firearms use as "wholesome family fun." Bullets and Burgers, the Nevada establishment where the deadly [...]

Posted Under: gun safety

My remarks on wage discrimination for Women's Equality Day

Posted August 28, 2014 by Laura Mui

Hello, I’m Laura Mui and I am chinese american, a mother to an incredible young person, partner, sister, spouse, daughter, therapist, teacher, friend, colleague, and a human being.  Before I say a few words about my personal experience with wage discrimination, I’d like to express my sadness and pain for Michael Brown, his family, the [...]

Posted Under: family economic security

Porky?!

Posted August 28, 2014 by Nita Chaudhary

Take Action! Senator Gillibrand is speaking out about sexual harassment she faces in the United States Congress. Now she's dealing with backlash for exposing this truth. When women stand up and speak truth to power, we need to stand with them. And we must let Members of Congress know that sexual harassment has NO place in [...]

Posted Under: politics & policy