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Skip the Black Friday Frenzy – Watch "The Raising of America" Instead

November 25, 2015
Skipping the Black Friday frenzy? Or just looking for a worthwhile way to unwind from a jam-packed Thanksgiving? Watch "The Raising of America" –– a groundbreaking film about why so many American children are faring so poorly and what we can do about it –– for free online until November 30th!

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BLAST OFF for #PaidSickDays!

March 3, 2015
MOMentum for paid sick days is rocketing forward! Now 17 cities and 3 states across the United States have paid sick days laws on the books. And…drum roll please…on February 12th, U.S. Senator Patty Murray and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro introduced the Healthy Families Act, a nationwide paid sick days bill. But this isn’t a done deal yet. We need your help.

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UPDATED: Let's talk about Paid Family & Medical Leave!

October 22, 2014
Celebrate National Work & Family Month with a Facebook chat about the need for paid family and medical leave!

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Can you hear us Congress? #WEmatter!

August 21, 2014
There is an election right around the corner and that makes now the perfect time to make sure that our elected officials in Congress and beyond know that we matter and we will be holding them accountable. Women and family economic security issues are more than just political footballs and talking points. Our voices, and our votes, matter. #WEMatter.

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We Say We Care About Kids. Do We Really Mean It?

November 25, 2015
This commentary was originally published on the TalkPoverty blog ( ), a project of the Center for American Progress. Americans are fond of saying our children are our nation’s most valuable resource. But if our actions are the measure, do we really mean it? Mounting research...

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Support Moms on Small Business Saturday

November 25, 2015
This weekend support these mom-owned businesses for Small Business Saturday!

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MomsRising members, kids, and the Tooth Fairy went to Capitol Hill to tell Congress: Reduce Childhood Hunger

November 24, 2015
Over the summer, MomsRising members signed-on to our open letter asking Congress to give as many children as possible access to nutritious, healthy food with a strong reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, referred to as the 2015 Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR). The...

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The Motherhood Penalty

November 20, 2015
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...

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Conversation Cafe with Marco Rubio

November 10, 2015
I had a chance to spend some time with Marco Rubio - he gave us some insight on where he stands on important issues like paid leave, immigration and increasing the minimum wage.

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Igualdad Salarial Para Latinas

November 9, 2015
Pon algo suave en tu escritorio inmediatamente porque lo que voy a decirte te va a enfurecer tanto que vas a tener uno de esos momentos “cabeza en el escritorio” (sabes a lo que me refiero, es cuando la frustración hace que tu cabeza termine sobre tu escritorio) y no quiero que te lastimes. ¿Estás...

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