March 26, 2015In the spirit of Women's History Month and in honor of our foremothers whose shoulders we stand on, we hope you'll join us in celebrating their legacy, exploring the issues facing women and families today, and committing to being the best allies possible to one another and in all communities.
March 3, 2015MOMentum 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.
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!
November 22, 2014Sign our Thank You card to Peggy Young! — A brave mom taking her case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and standing up for pregnant workers across the nation.
October 22, 2014Celebrate National Work & Family Month with a Facebook chat about the need for paid family and medical leave!
August 21, 2014There 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.
May 23, 2015"It’s always hard for Maui kids to go to the mainland for school—especially that far. It’s a big change, geographically and culturally, and these students had the additional challenges that women in math and science face. I ended up communicating with both of them a lot for the four years they were going to school—counseling them to basically hang in there. And they did!"
May 22, 20151 in 4 current or former armed forces families with children make ends meet and avoid falling into poverty by using the EITC and Child Tax Credit. Congress can really support the military this Memorial Day by strengthening and supporting these important working family tax breaks.
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May 20, 2015Idaho's state legislature held an unusual special session to prevent the state from losing access to federal child support collection resources. These resources help more than 100,000 parents and 155,000 children in the state.