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MomsRising on the #DayWithoutImmigrants

February 16, 2017
Diversity makes America strong, creative and prosperous - and that diversity comes from immigrants. We know that immigrants play a large and important role in our economy, but today’s #DayWithoutImmigrants action proves just how important immigrants are: founding many of our largest companies,...
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Children’s Budget Coalition applauds Senator Ron Wyden for Standing Up For Kids

February 16, 2017
The U.S. Senate is slogging through the nomination process of Cabinet-level presidential appointments. Several positions remain unfilled and one position – the Director of the White House Office of Management of Budget (OMB) – is of particular importance to the Children’s Budget Coalition, which is...
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American families need a paid family & medical leave policy that check's ALL the boxes!

February 15, 2017
Can you believe that in the United States only 14% of workers --and only 5% of low-wage workers --have access to paid leave through their employers?[1] American workers need a national paid family and medical leave policy that checks ALL the boxes: It needs to be ACCESSIBLE to all workers, offer a...
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Leaked Executive Order on Religious Freedom Could Impose Harm on Black Women and Their Families

February 14, 2017
There has been a great deal of discussion about the draft religious freedom order that was recently leaked . Most of the conversation has centered around how the order would allow for discrimination against LGBTQ folks, and rightly so, the order clearly targets that community. However, the order...
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#KeepMarching - MomsRising Telephone Town Hall on Advocacy and Organizing

February 14, 2017
After the Women’s March, women, mothers and others across the country vowed to #KeepMarching. And members like you are in fact still marching in many ways—by paying attention, speaking out and showing up, online AND on the ground. MomsRising sees our members joining together by the thousands,...
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TAKE ACTION: Stand Up for #Medicaid!

February 14, 2017
We’re experiencing a full frontal assault on our nation’s healthcare programs! As the fight for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues, unbelievably a new storm is brewing: Medicaid and the healthcare of more than 70 million Americans—including providing assistance for over half the births in the...
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You’re invited! Join us for a special Tele-Town Hall TOMORROW with USOW!

February 14, 2017
Want to join us on an important call? We’re partnering on a Week of Action with the United State of Women (USOW) and as a kick-off there will be a Tele-Town Hall featuring the incredible Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; along with special guests Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, President of the Planned...
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#5Actions For This Week — #KeepMarching!

February 13, 2017
Well, that was a whirlwind of a week last week. Whew. It’s already Monday again! And here are the Top 5 Actions Of The Week for this week. You can take one action a day, or all five on the same day; you can take action any time of day or night, your choice! One thing is clear: The increased number...
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