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To say this is a fraught Pride Month for LGBTQ+ folks and their allies is truly an understatement. This year’s celebration comes as big swaths of the country are debating and legislating, and getting hysterical about, the very existence of trans kids. How can we, as people who are raising, teaching, and caring for LGBTQ+ kids and teens, support them as we strive to keep them safe?
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Alexis Bleich, LCSW, MA
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We want to thank all our wonderful members -- and over members of Congress -- for joining our inspiring day to honor our moms and stand for policies that lift families!
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Hanna Addis
Help us protect access to health, nutrition & housing for immigrant families and children! The Public Charge Rule the Biden administration published was a much clearer and moderate framework for immigrant families to access non-cash assistance programs like Medicaid and SNAP that help keep their children healthy! This was a welcomed change and badly needed – not just because it puts an end to an unfortunate chapter in our history during which a heartless, anti-immigrant administration used...
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Sue Anne Reed
Tell Congress: Protect SNAP!
Last week a bipartisan deal kept the U.S. from the brink of economic disaster and saved millions of jobs… but there was a price to pay for that: Further time restrictions and harsh work requirements were passed for 750,000 SNAP (food stamps) recipients. Now, with major decisions being made in the coming months regarding the vital Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) we need to make our voices heard to Congress: Hands off SNAP!
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Elyssa Schmier
Breaking Through: Family Values at Work, Stopping Gun Violence and Hate, Women and the Economy, and Victories on the Horizon On the radio show this week we cover Family Values at Work, the power of the voices of families in Congress, and you; we hear the latest in the campaign to stop gun violence and hate and how you can help; touch in on new research about women and the economy; and we close the show covering some victories on the horizon and how you can help build momentum for much-needed...
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Jenny Byer
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This May you sparked significant, powerful, and beautiful Mother’s Day MOMentum.
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Kerri Karvetski
Have you recently left the grocery store wondering how anyone can afford food? Me too. The truth is not many people can. The rising cost of food is making it difficult for moms, grandparents, and families to put food on the table. And worse still, many families who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also called Food Stamps and EBT) saw their monthly benefits drop in February. Now, even more families are having to choose between eating and paying rent or other...
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Joy Ikekhua
It’s go time in the New Hampshire legislature! Thanks to all your advocacy, we’ve seen some huge wins so far this year – and we need your help again! Let’s keep that MOMentum going as the Senate Finance committee works on the state budget. → Send a quick email to the Senate Finance committee asking them to build and support a state budget that supports New Hampshire moms and our families. They need to include: The Child Care for New Hampshire Working Families Act: a comprehensive bill that will...
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MacKenzie Nicholson
MomsRising members are on-the-ground right now at the NC General Assembly urging our state lawmakers to include funding for school meals for all in the budget this legislative session. Will you back us up? → Can you back us up by sending your lawmaker a note right now? Our message urging lawmakers to fund school meals for all in NC is much more powerful if your lawmakers are hearing from you by email at the same time that they’re seeing us walk the halls of the General Assembly! The urgency to...
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Jessica Burroughs