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Famous children’s author Dr. Seuss wrote “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” But not so much in Florida. Under a Florida law that went into effect in July 2022, all books in elementary school libraries must be reviewed by a certified media specialist. This includes much loved classroom collections for independent reading. As a result, Florida teachers are increasingly being told that they should remove books or they risk...
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Gina Arias
State of the Union BINGO!
* Click to download your State of the Union Bingo card NOW! * It’s showtime! The State of the Union will happen on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 9:00 p.m. EST / 6:00 p.m. PST . We’ll be watching with popcorn and MomsRising BINGO cards in hand! Playing BINGO is FUN & helps us track when the issues of greatest concern to women, moms, and families are covered. Plus, it gives our #CareCantWait priority issues a bit of extra push onto center stage because many will be Tweet out when the...
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A heart with a diverse group of people in the center that reads "Love Thy Neighbor. Expand Medicaid."
In 2022, North Carolina lawmakers came closer than ever to closing our state's coverage gap and providing healthcare to over half a million uninsured North Carolinians. That’s right, after years of a stalemate, we’re getting closer to Medicaid expansion and are asking for your help to ensure that 2023 will be the year our lawmakers finally expand coverage for low-income uninsured adults. On Valentines Day 2023, we’re co-hosting a "Love Thy Neighbor" advocacy event at the NC General Assembly,...
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Felicia Burnett
Our Florida public schools really need your help because right now state legislators in Tallahassee are trying to defund our schools! They’re so eager to defund the schools they’ve even made it their top legislative priority - and we have to act now to put a stop to it. → Click here to send a letter to your Florida State Representative urging them to STOP HB1 from stealing money from our public schools to fund private education. What’s happening? Republican leaders in the Florida State House...
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Jeannina Perez
On the radio show this week, we cover the importance of taking action to prevent police violence, mass criminalization, and mass incarceration by investing in non-carceral systems of health, safety, and care — and how to talk with kids; we also cover what’s happening with taxes and you; tips for pushing back on Moms (against) Liberty-type groups who are proposing book bans and other policies that harm kids and families; and how you can make a difference helping to stop gun violence. *Special...
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We did it! The Biden-Harris Administration recently announced that a record-breaking more than 16.3 million people have selected an Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health plan nationwide during the 2023 Marketplace Open Enrollment Period that ran from November 1, 2022 to January 15, 2023 for most Marketplaces. President Biden promised to strengthen and build on the Affordable Care Act, and this year, the 10th year of ACA Open Enrollment, more Americans signed up for high-quality,...
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Tasmiha Khan
Mental health is physical health.
We’re in the middle of a profound mental health crisis and it stems from not taking care of our mammal needs and not attending to the stress in our relationships. Psychological needs are physical needs because if we don’t feel psychologically safe, we experience a biological reaction. Our psychology informs our physiology, and our physiology informs our psychology. It’s hard to separate the two, because they’re interconnected. That’s why mental health is physical health. And our body is a...
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Beth Anstandig
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Along with our coalition partners , we at MomsRising are spreading some good news! Over 400,000 Washington households will be eligible for the Working Families Tax Credit starting in February 2023. Are you curious about the program? Want to help spread the word? You’re reading the right blog post! What is the Working Families Tax Credit? Washington made history in 2021 when the legislature passed and funded the Working Families Tax Credit, a first-of-its-kind policy for the state that will put...
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Mandy Kwan