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#Disability Blog Carnival - Living in a post ADA world

July 26, 2016
Nearly 20 percent of Americans are living with a disability, and countless others are deeply involved in caring for and supporting individuals affected by disability. Last year we celebrated 25 years from the passage of the Americans with Disability Act. We highlighted many successes, while...
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#YesWeCan and #YesWeDid – Say farewell & thank-you to the Obamas!

January 13, 2017
Submit your very own thank-you note to President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. We'll deliver it to the White House before they leave office!
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We'll be at the #WomensMarch! Join us!

January 12, 2017
On January 21, MomsRising is standing in solidarity with our families, children, neighbors, and hundreds of partnering women's organizations at the upcoming historic Women's March on Washington -- to protect our rights, our safety, our families, and our democracy, and to say NO to hate. How about...
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MomsRising Urges Senate to Refuse to Confirm Jeff Sessions to Serve as Attorney General

January 10, 2017
Today the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin its confirmation hearing on Senator Jeff Sessions, a nominee whose record clearly indicates that he is absolutely not qualified to serve as United States Attorney General. Senator Sessions’ record on voting rights, anti-discrimination protections,...
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NO! To hate and bigotry becoming the new normal

January 6, 2017
I’m typing this to you from my dining room table in Seattle, Washington. My daughter is doing homework across from me. Just a few feet away my son is playing a video game to a background of rocking techno. Our puppy is intermittently trying to hop in my lap and share her soggy toy. My email inbox...
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Moral March Against Trump's Cabinet of Bigotry

January 6, 2017
Two weeks ago, MomsRising joined dozens of DC area faith leaders on Capitol Hill to pray together and speak out against the bigotry, systemic racism and white nationalism of Jeff Sessions, Trump's nominee for Attorney General. Now, civil right leaders and interfaith clergy are planning a Moral...
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Defend families from the cabinet of bigotry

December 22, 2016
Last week, I had the great honor of standing with faith leaders – including Rev. William Barber, Khizr Khan, and Rabbi Jason Kimelman-Block – to speak out against Donald Trump’s proposed administration-in-waiting. The cabinet of bigotry. These radical cabinet appointments threaten our economy, hurt...
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Together, we can make Washington the next state to pass paid family and medical leave! Will you join us?

December 16, 2016
We're building MOMentum in Washington on paid family and medical leave -- and we need YOU! Click here to RSVP to join our "Mom-In" in Olympia on January 10th to launch the 2017 campaign for paid family leave! What’s a “Mom In"!?! Well, it’s when moms, and anyone who has ever had a mom, come...
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NYC City Hall: Activists Urge Lawmakers To Pass Right to Know Act

December 12, 2016
Today, MomsRising, Girls for Gender Equity, w omen, trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers anchored a presser at City Hall to call on Council to pass the Right To Know Act. I n communities across the city, women and trans* and gender non-conforming New Yorkers face gender-specific humiliation...
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Say NO To A Muslim Registry

December 5, 2016
I am a Muslim mom. My family is probably a lot like yours. I joined MomsRising because I was concerned about our kids having access to healthy school lunches. I signed up to support paid family/medical leave because I knew from experience working mothers had to make hard choices after giving birth...
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