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Top #5Actions To Take This Week!

Posted February 20, 2017 by Kristin

You’re making a big difference!  Last week, after more than 30,000 of you sent messages opposing Trump’s completely unqualified nominee for the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Andy Puzder, along with a wide spectrum of engagement activities from a growing movement…. Drum roll please… that nominee dropped out!  You did it!  Plus, you’re building significant momentum [...]

Parents to Walgreens: Back us up!

Posted February 20, 2017 by Karen Showalter

My kids and I are always hatching plans for (I’ll be honest, often overambitious) craft projects. So we’re in and out of stores a lot, picking up the often-forgotten small items to finish that star blaster or ride-on pony. This actually happened: Last month my son and I were in a large chain store, and [...]

Posted Under: Food!

#MilitaryMonday: Military Spouse: Get Hired with Confidence

Posted February 20, 2017 by Erica McMannes

Jean is a Marine spouse, daughter of two Army veterans, and former FBI special agent. She’s been translating “military to civilian” her entire life. In 2016 she founded Hire Served to bridge the gap between corporate recruiting teams and the veterans they want to hire. Today, Jean and her team translate military experience into equivalent [...]

Posted Under: military families

My remarks to the Washington Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee on Dual Language Programs

Posted February 17, 2017 by Casey Osborn-Hinman

Tell us your story! Good afternoon Chair Zeiger and members of the Committee. My name is Casey Osborn-Hinman and I am a Campaign Director with MomsRising, a grassroots organization with 40,000 members in Washington State. We are here today in strong support of SB 5529. MomsRising is appreciative of the commitment Washington state has made [...]

MomsRising on the #DayWithoutImmigrants

Posted February 16, 2017 by MomsRising

Diversity makes America strong, creative and prosperous - and that diversity comes from immigrants.  We know that immigrants play a large and important role in our economy, but today’s #DayWithoutImmigrants action proves just how important immigrants are:  founding many of our largest companies, creating and running small businesses, employing many people in our nation, playing [...]

Children’s Budget Coalition applauds Senator Ron Wyden for Standing Up For Kids

Posted February 16, 2017 by John Monsif

The U.S. Senate is slogging through the nomination process of Cabinet-level presidential appointments.  Several positions remain unfilled and one position – the Director of the White House Office of Management of Budget (OMB) – is of particular importance to the Children’s Budget Coalition, which is made up of over 50 children focused organizations that strongly [...]

Puzder Withdrawal a Victory for American Workers

Posted February 15, 2017 by MomsRising

Today, Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to be the United States Secretary of Labor, a major victory for America’s working moms, dads and families and a demonstration of the power of grassroots activism. Half of all primary breadwinners are moms. The U.S. Department of Labor is critical to the everyday lives of working moms and [...]

American families need a paid family & medical leave policy that check's ALL the boxes!

Posted February 15, 2017 by tina@momsrising.org

Can you believe that in the United States only 14% of workers--and only 5% of low-wage workers--have access to paid leave through their employers?[1] American workers need a national paid family and medical leave policy that checks ALL the boxes: It needs to be ACCESSIBLE to all workers, offer a MEANINGFUL length of leave, be [...]

Posted Under: paid family leave