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#5Actions of the Week! December 11, 2017

Posted December 11, 2017 by Karen Showalter

We're making a holiday action list and checking it twice! Gonna tell our decision makers who's naughty or nice. Moms are coming to town ... Please join us to take urgent action on a suite of red-hot priorities this week! And be sure to share with friends and family too. Together we're making this holiday [...]

Black women vote at high numbers in spite of White funders; not because of them.

Posted December 14, 2017 by ShaRhonda Knott Dawson

Today, the Democratic victory of a senate seat in Alabama is our nation's  top news story.  Alabama, the most Republican of Republican states,  one of the red-est of the red states, turned blue.  And, for the first time, many news outlets are giving credit to the demographic responsible for this historic win: Black women voters. [...]

Posted Under: momsvote politics & policy

I Delivered MomsRising Letters To My TX Congresspeople. You Can Too!

Posted December 12, 2017 by Jena Janek

I am 66 years old and currently receiving Medicare and Social Security benefits.  I am an ordained minister, though not currently serving a church.  I have been a Learning Disabilities teacher in the public school system.  Currently I am a piano teacher and a church musician.   My heart goes out to all the folks [...]

The Human Needs Report: tax cut bill, avoiding a shutdown, disaster aid, and more

Posted December 11, 2017 by Lecia Imbery

The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, a regular newsletter on national policy affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on Congress’s tax cut bill, avoiding a shutdown, disaster aid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Dreamers, and more. Click here for a PDF version of the Human Needs Report. Negotiations [...]

Have Questions About Women's Health and Open Enrollment? We Have Answers!

Posted December 11, 2017 by Isabella Higgins

  Recently, MomsRising hosted a #WellnessWed TweetChat with the National Partnership for Women and Families and Young Invincibles. The topic of the chat was women’s health and open enrollment. If you were not able to join the chat, you’re in luck! We have provided a recap of the questions and answers below. How and when [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book Launch

Posted December 11, 2017 by Nadia

We at MomsRising are excited to share our first Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book with you! It’s for partners, legislators and everyday folks who want to learn more about the problematic state of maternal morbidity/mortality in our nation. The book also serves as an advocacy tool to champion policies and solutions that can address [...]

New York's Paid Family Leave Law Coming Jan. 2018! Learn more

Posted December 8, 2017 by Molly Weston Williamson

Hey New York moms! New York passed a great paid family leave law that kicks in January 1, 2018. For more information, visit A Better Balance or call 1-833-NEED-ABB.   What does the paid family leave law do for new moms? The law guarantees new moms time off to bond with a new child (including adopted and [...]

Posted Under: paid family leave

Congress: Reject Workflex in the 21st Century Act!

Posted December 5, 2017 by MomsRising

Our country’s failure to allow all workers to earn paid sick days has created a crisis for working moms and families. It is truly shameful that more than 40 million workers cannot earn any paid sick days – and low-wage workers are the hardest hit. But the Workflex in the 21st Century Act is not the [...]

#KeepMarching: It’s a Year End Match!

Rise up to protect women and families in America. Make a contribution to MomsRising between now and midnight on Dec. 31, and your gift will be immediately matched by another generous donor!

A $25 gift becomes $50. Your $100 gift become $200!

Thank you. Your support means everything to us.

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