December 19, 2014Moms and dads are working extra long hours this holiday season, and many of them are not being compensated for it. Clearly our overtime protection laws need some fixing! Sign our open letter to the Department of Labor asking Secretary Perez to strengthen overtime protections.
December 10, 2014For a lot of working people, this holiday season will be one of belt-tightening rather than shopping sprees. Let’s face it, our wages just aren’t keeping up the way they used to. Here’s a fact: Average income for the least rich 90% of us has been flat since the 1970s, although people are working...
December 9, 2014This holiday season, MomsRising is thankful for YOU because your overwhelming action to #StandWithPeggy created a powerful scene at the U.S. Supreme Court!
December 3, 2014Moms and dads from around the country have shared their positive experiences with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit with MomsRising. Read these stories and learn how vital these two tax programs are to working families.
December 2, 2014Some members of Congress want to give tax breaks to wealthy corporations and not families?! Not on our watch! Write Congress today and tell them to support an extension to the current EITC and Child Tax Credit
November 26, 2014This piece was written by Kelly D., a mom who supports her family as a retail worker. I don't judge you if you shop on Thanksgiving. Some people rely on the "deals" and are able to rock the loss-leaders so that they are able to buy gifts for those they love that they wouldn't be able to afford...
November 26, 2014The EITC and Child Tax Credit has helped lift millions of families out of poverty each year. As these stories from moms show, this is a vital program. Unfortunately, it is also at risk.
November 24, 2014I was at a rally in front of the White House on Friday organized by Casa de Maryland in which we chanted "We've got your back!" As a mom and grandma, I believe it's really important to support the President's actions to give temporary legal status to parents of citizen or legal resident children...