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Here are 5 actions that you can take right now from wherever you are to keep the #WomensMarch going.

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SIGN: Protect Medicaid, Vote NO on the Healthcare Bill

Posted June 22, 2017 by Donna

TAKE ACTIONWe have bad news to share and an URGENT need for you to take action ASAP to help save health care. Here’s the bad news: If there was a contest for the worst health care bill, the U.S. Senate Republicans’ bill, released this morning, would win it. It’s out of touch, out of line [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

JOIN US 6/23, 7PM: Candlelight Vigil at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles #Justice

Posted June 23, 2017 by Patrisse Cullors

On Friday, June 23rd, TV Judge Glenda Hachett will join her son, Charles S. Johnson (Kyria’s husband) as well as local community members of MomsRising, Amnesty International, Black Women for Wellness, and Black Lives Matter for a candlelight vigil at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on what would have been the 41st birthday of [...]

Posted Under: maternal justice

Raising the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction Will ‘Advance Justice, Strengthen Families’ in North Carolina

Posted June 23, 2017 by Kristin

We commend North Carolina state legislators for raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction for misdemeanors and low-level felonies in the budget they passed yesterday. This puts an end to the days when 16- and 17-year-olds were automatically prosecuted as adults, even for the most minor offenses. This action will advance justice and strengthen families and [...]

Raising Kids Who Embrace Race: Why we must, where we begin.

Posted June 23, 2017 by Andrew Grant-Thomas

Why We Gather. EmbraceRace is about building a strong and nourishing community of practice for parents, guardians, teachers and other caregivers who want to help raise a generation of children who are thoughtful, informed, and brave about race. In this session we — Andrew (Grant-Thomas) and Melissa (Giraud) — will talk about the Big Picture of race in the United [...]

We're talking Presidential Accountability tonight during our #KeepMarching telephone town hall!

Posted June 22, 2017 by Gloria Pan

We are so excited to hop on the phone with you tonight, 9 PM EST / 6 PM PST, for MomsRising’s #KeepMarching telephone town hall meeting on Presidential accountability, when we'll cover the nuts and bolts of impeachment, how special counsels and independent commissions work, and the current political environment.  MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner hosts special guests Dr. Matt Dallek from George Washington University and [...]

Posted Under: politics & policy

Moms to U.S. Senate Republicans: Stop Attacking Our Families

Posted June 22, 2017 by MomsRising

If there was a contest for the worst health care bill, the U.S. Senate Republicans’ bill, released this morning, would win it. It’s out of touch, out of line with our nation’s priorities, and damaging to our families and economy. It’s unconscionable. The bill released this morning would plunge tens of millions of moms and [...]

Posted Under: healthcare MomsRising

SuperMom MacKenzie Nicholson testifies before Congress on the importance of paid leave

Posted June 22, 2017 by tina@momsrising.org

Good afternoon everyone, and thank you to Congresswoman Frankel and the Democratic Women’s Working Group for inviting me to speak today. My name is MacKenzie, I’m a proud MomsRising member from, New Hampshire. I’m a mother of two – a four-year-old son (whose birthday is today!) and a five-month-old baby girl. I also help care [...]

Posted Under: paid family leave

Back us up on Capitol Hill with a quick healthcare call!

Posted June 21, 2017 by Elyssa Koidin Schmier

What’s that sound? It’s the sound of moms, dads, and little kids storming Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. with your healthcare stories and our super powers! Moms from around the country are in D.C. right now, with their little kids dressed as superheroes, delivering your messages directly to the U.S. Senate to let them know [...]

Posted Under: healthcare