National and State Campaigns
Nearly 50% of American workers don't have a single paid sick day. Meanwhile, the H1N1 flu virus is closing businesses and shutting down schools. The CDC tells us to stay home when we're sick, but too many hardworking Americans can't access paid sick days! Mom voices matter--you can help change thisLearn more about paid sick days
Take action in support of the Healthy Families Act!
Why are paid sick days important to you? Tell us about it!
Are you sick of worrying about toxic chemicals in the products your family uses every day? We must act now to fix the Toxic Substances Control Act and phase out BPA so we can have safer chemicals and healthy families.Send a letter to Congress urging a fix today!
Urge Your Senator to Protect Kids from BPA!
Sign our petition for PVC-free school supplies!
Tell your Senators to pass the "Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act" which will both help homeless children and our economy.Send a letter to your Senators now!
The Senate is getting ready to vote on an economic recovery package that has a number of key provisions that would directly help moms and their families.Tell your Senators that families must be at the center of our nation's economic recovery!
President Obama signed into law an expanded State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). We've tasted success and we want more! Tell Congress: Thank you for putting our kids first! Now, let's move on to broader health reform to make sure that all kids and adults are covered.Take Action!
The MomsRising mom-made Power of ONEsie display is traveling the country to remind leaders that there are real people behind the call for family policies.Create and send your ONEsie
1 in 4 children in our nation are on the brink of hunger; and we need to fight together to get them help right away. Urge your Representative to make sure children have access to healthy foods as soon as possible.Take Action!
It's the difference between your salary and the salary of your male counterparts. If you're a woman of color, you can subtract at least an additional 10 cents, and for single mothers you can take away even more. Seem fair? We don't think so either. Working together we can close the wage gaps.Tell your Senators to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act
For the second time in as many years, peanut butter contaminated with deadly salmonella has been recalled. This latest outbreak has caused nearly 655 illnesses, and contributed to nine deaths. Act now to demand food safety reforms.Send a letter to the FDA now!
The Consumer Product Safety Information Act (CPSIA) is a landmark law that will protect our children from dangerous chemicals. But it could have a negative impact on small craftmakers by requiring them to do testing on products already understood to be safe.Take Action
FAQ About New Law
To be an effective safety net, Unemployment Insurance needs to be updated to meet 21st century economic demands on families. Ask your Congressional Representatives to include the Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act (UIMA) in the American Recovery and Reinvestment plan proposed by Congress and President-Elect Obama.Tell Congress to vote YES on the UIMA now!
It's been a long road to pass the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and now we're nearly there! On January 22, 2009, the US Senate passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, joining the House of Representatives. President Obama has spoken out in support of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and is expected to sign the Act into law soon. Victory!Learn how MomsRising members made a difference
Leading economists estimate that every dollar invested in high-quality, comprehensive early learning services and programs returns $7 to society by reducing the need for remedial education, welfare, and criminal justice services. Unfortunately, these programs are in jeopardy of being cut -- just when families need them most. Tell Washington leaders to support early care and education today!Take Action!
MomsRising members feel strongly that every child should have access to healthcare and are deeply concerned that approximately 763,000 children in California are currently uninsured. Tell your legislators that any healthcare reform in California must include coverage for all kids now!Visit our CA Healthcare page
Sign the Crystal Golden Jefferson Furniture Safety and Fire Prevention Act petition today so we can make it clear to our California leaders that it's not acceptable to compromise health of our children and families with toxic flame retardants in furniture.Sign the petition
With H1N1 in the news, paid sick days are now more important than ever before. While we are working hard make The Healthy Families Act a federal law, MomsRising members are also committed to establishing paid sick days laws in individual states. Click on the link below to find a campaign in your state.Click here to find your state!
We Won! New Jersey is now the 3rd state in the nation to have passed a paid family leave program.Learn about the campaign
Help us to ensure that North Carolina families policies they deserve—policies that let them be good parents and good employeesVisit North Carolina MomsRising for more information