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Moms Deserve Fair Wages! On Moms’ Equal Pay Day, MomsRising Urges Congress to Help Close the Wage Gap

Posted May 23, 2017 by MomsRising

This Mother's Day month, it's time to get real: We live in a country that often claims to worship mothers but, in truth, becoming a mother puts women at a tremendous lifelong economic risk. In fact, being a mom is now a greater predictor of wage and hiring discrimination than being a woman. You may have [...]

Posted Under: Realistic & Fair Wages

5 Urgent Actions for This Week!

Posted May 22, 2017 by Karen Showalter

It's GO TIME! We need all hands on deck! We’ve got to protect families in the national budget and push back against the disastrous American Health Care Act. It takes just a minute to have a big impact. So get YOUR week off to a great start, and take action on the important #5Actions below. [...]

The Lowdown: Elyssa's Analysis of the #TrumpBudget's Impact on Families

Posted May 23, 2017 by Elyssa Koidin Schmier

Take action!President Trump's budget was released today; there are numerous implications for women, moms, and families. This is my analysis of how the budget is affecting the programs that matter most to families. This is the single largest reduction in anti-poverty programs we have seen in a generation. Trump’s budget is anti-woman, anti-family, anti-child, and [...]

Congress Must Reject ‘Shockingly Callous’ Trump Budget Proposal – an ‘Assault on Nation’s Mothers and Families’

Posted May 23, 2017 by MomsRising

Food. Health Care. Housing. Education. Air that is breathable and water that is safe to drink. The budget proposal the Trump administration released today would put all that in jeopardy in order to pay for huge tax cuts for billionaires and big corporations. This budget would jeopardize the health care, nutrition and education of our [...]

We must end abusive and deadly policing now! Stand with the Family of Jordan Edwards!

Posted May 22, 2017 by S. Nadia Hussain

He was just a kid. An honor roll student. A popular football player with a loving family. But no matter what grades he had or sports he played, we know one thing: Jordan Edwards didn't deserve to die.   Three weeks ago, police officers arrived at a party that Jordan was leaving with friends. They [...]

Name it. Change it! #PowerUp!

Posted May 21, 2017 by Kristin

Radio!On the radio show this week we cover Eric Liu’s new book, “You’re More Powerful Than You Think;” we bust myths about immigration policy and cover the many contributions of immigrants to our economy; we talk about what you can do to get rid of the motherhood wage hit; and discuss how fighting for liberty, [...]

Posted Under: immigration radio

Online Premiere! Healthy Products, Healthy People

Posted May 20, 2017 by Arlene Blum

SAVE THE DATE!JUNE 22, 29, JULY 6ONLINE PREMIERE:  HEALTHY PRODUCTS, HEALTHY PEOPLE What:  Webcasts Premiering Four Minute Videos On Six Chemical Classes of Concern When: 11am-12pm PDT; 2-3pm EDT; 8-9pm CET        June 22: Introduction, Highly Fluorinated chemicals, Antimicrobials        June 29: Introduction, Flame Retardants, Bisphenols & Phthalates        July 6:     Introduction, Solvents, Certain MetalsHow:    Register here Questions: or call 510-898-1704 You are invited to join us for three [...]

Posted Under: environmental health

Trump Administration’s Paid Leave Proposal ‘Terribly Flawed, Would Leave Millions of Families Behind and Falls Far Short of What Our Country Needs’

Posted May 19, 2017 by MomsRising

While we are heartened by reports that President Trump’s budget recognizes the need for paid family and medical leave, which is, indeed, an urgent priority – the administration’s approach is not only terribly flawed, but also is coming at the same time Trump is proposing massive cuts to the programs that lift families the most. [...]

Posted Under: paid family leave

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