Join Us (It's Free)

Keep Informed

Get SMS/text alerts

( )- -

Text alerts by Moms Rising. 4 messages/month. Msg & Data Rates May Apply. Text STOP to quit. For help text HELP or contact txt@mcommons.com.

en Español

T: Toxic Free Families

Share on Facebook

Building a Safer and Healthier World for Our Families

Want to say goodbye to those ever increasing parental worries about toxic chemicals? So do we! We're sick and tired of reading report after report about dangers associated with the products we use everyday. MomsRising has joined a growing movement of workers, scientists, fertility experts, and advocates in supporting comprehensive reform for America's chemical policy. As part of the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families campaign, we're calling for updated chemical regulations so that chemicals are proven to be safe before they are out on the market and in the products our kids use every day. Join our Safer Chemicals Campaign today!


The Safe Chemicals Act of 2011

The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA) grandfathered in 62,000 chemicals. Since then, the EPA has required testing of less than 1 percent of the chemicals in commerce! Our broken system leaves us exposed to countless toxic chemicals every day, chemicals that put our families at risk for cancer, learning disabilities, infertility, and more. We can't protect our kids and families from toxics without the help of federal legislation. To gain real MOMentum on this important issue, we need your help. Tell Congress that it's time to get serious about TSCA!

Learn More:

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Campaign: MomsRising is a proud member of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, a coalition that represents more than 11 million individuals and includes parents, health professionals, advocates for people with learning and developmental disabilities, reproductive health advocates, environmentalists and businesses from across the nation.

More Environmental Health Resources

Join MomsRising Today: MomsRising gives mothers, and all who have mothers, a voice in shaping the laws & policies that affect our lives. You can sign online petitions on timely issues like National and State BPA bans, chemical policy reform, PVC-Free School Supplies, Safe Cosmetics, and alerts on all of MomsRising's issues or you can just sign up to receive email alerts, all for free. Sign on today!

Give a Gift Today : MomsRising will be able to continue to mobilize moms and their allies to stop everything from lead in toys to toxic chemicals in baby bottles. We depend on our supporters like you to run these important programs! Your donations make the work of MomsRising possible–and we deeply appreciate your support.

Be Our Friend: Stay up-to-date on the latest Environmental Health news, actions, and events on the MomsRising Facebook page!

MomsBlogging on toxic free families

QUICK signature needed to protect overtime pay!

Posted December 19, 2014 by Elyssa Koidin

Take Action!As we head into the holiday season, many of us are putting in extra long hours, and for too many of us, this overtime is basically going unpaid because of outdated overtime regulations. We can fix this! *Take action by signing onto our open letter to the Department of Labor here: http://action.momsrising.org/sign/overtime/ Here’s what’s [...]

Posted Under: family economic security

Thanks to Four Bright Rainbows in Our National Clouds

Posted December 19, 2014 by Marian Wright Edelman

As 2014 draws to a close, I wanted to celebrate four great rainbows for justice who passed away this year but left us a much better people and nation. My brother-friend Dr. Vincent Harding, much loved historian, theologian, social justice activist, and visionary, never lost sight of the “beloved community” his friend and colleague Dr. [...]

Posted Under: politics & policy

Working in the Regenerative Economy

Posted December 18, 2014 by Erica Flock

“If we want stronger communities and more fulfilling, connected lives, we’re going to have to build them – together.” – Sara Horowitz, Freelancers Union   Federal officials say the “Great Recession” ended in June 2009, 18 months after it started. But for many Americans, the recession’s ripple effects still linger: job insecurity and the housing bubble have [...]

Make storybook Christmas ornaments in 3 easy steps!

Posted December 18, 2014 by Nina Perez

My favorite Christmas memory is from one of the toughest years of my adult life. When my husband and I moved into our apartment together, our first winter living away from home was the hardest. We were in a new city with no family or friends in the area, we rarely saw each other because [...]

Posted Under: momsrising near you
More from the Blog