Skip to main content

Yes! I can deliver a #Mission Possible packet to my local member of Congress!

June 10, 2015
In response to our #MissionPossible campaign to show lawmakers that building a stronger economy for working families and our nation IS mission possible, over one thousand people signed up to drop off booklets directly to their local member of Congress before June 21st. The booklet is an educational...
Nina Perez's picture

My challenge to you this summer: DO IT DIFFERENT!

June 10, 2015
This morning I made migas with mushrooms for breakfast. Then I dropped off my son to volunteer at our friends wonderful farm camp (where I was greeted by roosters and got to pet a gentle horse and a goat) and I attended a morning yoga class. Driving to my office to begin my workday, I was almost...
Renee Trudeau's picture

Well-funded Early Education Programs Provide Opportunity

June 8, 2015
In a few hours, my children will exit the front doors of Conn Elementary School as rising 1st and 3rd graders. I'm incredibly grateful for the flexibility that has allowed me the time to volunteer in each of their classrooms, and, unsurprisingly, I learned a few things while I was there...
Stephanie Lormand's picture

How YOU Can Help Stop Federal Budget Cuts

June 5, 2015
Congress is calling for deep cuts to everything from housing to health care to Head Start. Find out how YOU can prevent these cuts from becoming a reality. Join us for a webinar on Tuesday, June 9 at 1:30 pm ET. Register today.
Lecia Imbery's picture

Michigan Moms: We need your EITC & Child Tax Credit Stories!

June 3, 2015
MomsRising is meeting with Michigan elected officials in DC next week and we want to bring YOUR stories on how the EITC and Child Tax Credit boosts your family.
Elyssa Koidin's picture

Dadvocacy!

May 26, 2015
It's a revelation that hits every parent at some point in the Goldfish-cracker and Cheerio years: I cannot protect her from everything. For me, it was in the bathroom of a Greek restaurant in Greenville, South Carolina, when she looked up at me from her toilet perch and began a conversation that...
Simon Greer's picture

A Working Mom Shaping the Lives of Future Generations

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!"
Shay Chan Hodges's picture

This Memorial Day, tell Congress to support tax breaks for military families!

May 22, 2015
1 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.
Elyssa Koidin's picture

Fact of the Week: Nearly 1 in 4 Children in the U.S. is Served by the Federal Child Support Program

May 20, 2015
Idaho'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.
Debbie Weinstein's picture

Native American Youth Advocating for Their Own

May 20, 2015
Meet 5 Native American youth who overcame obstacles and beat the odds, and are now doing amazing work advocating for others in their communities.
Lecia Imbery's picture

Pages