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This is the story of Elena Hung, longtime MomsRising supporter and co-founder of Little Lobbyists , an organization advocating for kids with complex medical needs and disabilities. *** I am Elena and I am a mom to two amazing kids who are the joy of my life. My daughter, Xiomara, was born with chronic medical conditions that affect her lungs, heart and kidneys. Her name — Xiomara — means “ready for battle.” She was born a fighter and taught me how to fight. Healthcare is the single most...
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Anita Sarah Jackson
Add your name! We're sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, urging them to reject a Trump Administration proposal to legalize anti-LGBTQ and other discrimination.
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Sara Alcid
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What do rising maternal mortality rates and restrictive abortion laws have in common, women of color are disproportionately impacted. The National Partnership for Women & Families and In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Justice Agenda examine the connections in a new issue brief.
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National Partnership for Women & Families
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After two years, the evidence is in. President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (aka the Trump Tax Scam) has made things much worse by exacerbating income and wealth inequality with the vast majority of the tax cuts going to the richest 1% and big corporations. ***SIGN OUR LETTER calling on the U.S. Congress to repeal the Trump Tax Scam and instead pass tax policies that boost our families and our economy! President Trump and his sub-group of cronies in Congress are balloning the national debt and...
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Elyssa Koidin Schmier
State policymakers can do more to ensure that low-income women and young children participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Just over half of those eligible currently participate, despite WIC’s well-documented role in improving birth, diet, health, and developmental outcomes. By streamlining enrollment and improving services, states can make it easier for families to enroll and stay enrolled as their children grow. WIC’s benefits include...
It's the last month of the year, and of the decade. Wow. While time may go quickly, our movement to demand an economy that works for women and families will have lasting, enduring impact. And it's built by the individual actions of fired-up people like you. Please scroll down for our latest list of top actions, and be sure you've added your name to all. Once you do, share this list with family and friends. Thank you! => 1. Call Your U.S. Representatives NOW To Tell Them: Support H.R. 3, the...
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We want our tax dollars to go to programs that boost our families, not the incarceration of immigrant children and families! Send a letter to your local newspaper NOW speaking out against the funding of Trump's cruel immigration policies!
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[This is a guest blog post by Aaron Carrillo, a RESULTS advocate in Lawrence, Kansas.] Some kids look forward to their birthdays, or holidays. When I was young, my brother and I looked forward to tax time. It meant we could finally buy a second pair of shoes, or pants that fit. My mom would worry less for a little while about how we were going to pay for medical care, school supplies, and food. Tax season followed the winter holidays. My family struggled to pay the bills, so the holidays were...