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#MilitaryMonday: Military Spouse: Get Hired with Confidence

02/20/17
Finding a job as a military spouse can be difficult. But the ladies over at MadSkills have you covered!
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Parents to Walgreens: Back us up!

02/20/17
My kids and I are always hatching plans for (I’ll be honest, often overambitious) craft projects. So we’re in and out of stores a lot, picking up the often-forgotten small items to finish that star blaster or ride-on pony. This actually happened: Last month my son and I were in a large chain store...
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Top #5Actions To Take This Week!

02/20/17
You’re making a big difference! Last week, after more than 30,000 of you sent messages opposing Trump’s completely unqualified nominee for the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Andy Puzder, along with a wide spectrum of engagement activities from a growing movement…. Drum roll please… that nominee dropped...
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My remarks to the Washington Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee on Dual Language Programs

02/17/17
Good afternoon Chair Zeiger and members of the Committee. My name is Casey Osborn-Hinman and I am a Campaign Director with MomsRising, a grassroots organization with 40,000 members in Washington State. We are here today in strong support of SB 5529. MomsRising is appreciative of the commitment...
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Children’s Budget Coalition applauds Senator Ron Wyden for Standing Up For Kids

02/16/17
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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MomsRising on the #DayWithoutImmigrants

02/16/17
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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Child Watch® Column: Confronting Oscar-Nominated Moonlight’s Moving and Powerful Truths

02/16/17
Everyone should watch the film Moonlight nominated for eight Academy Awards. Why? Because it’s a very powerful story of a poor Black boy’s struggles to reach adulthood with countless odds stacked against him. Because it’s a relatable story for children and youths struggling to make it to adulthood without being derailed by sexual orientation, violence and drugs. Because it’s my or your story if we faced perilous hurdles to survive, learn in school and have a safe place to sleep at night. Because it’s a too common American story – one not everyone wants to tell and too few want or are ready to hear and do anything about.
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American families need a paid family & medical leave policy that check's ALL the boxes!

02/15/17
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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Puzder Withdrawal a Victory for American Workers

02/15/17
Today, Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to be the United States Secretary of Labor, a major victory for America’s working moms, dads and families and a demonstration of the power of grassroots activism. Half of all primary breadwinners are moms. The U.S. Department of Labor is critical to the...
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You’re invited! Join us for a special Tele-Town Hall TOMORROW with USOW!

02/14/17
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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