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With Voting Day just a few weeks away it's important to be prepared and know your voting rights so you can make sure your vote counts on November 6th!
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Elyssa Koidin Schmier
With only 25 days left until election day, we need to double our efforts to help Get Out The Vote. We’ve organized #5Actions you can do today to help. Please remember to share this with family and friends, too. Thank you for all you do! On with the list ... 1. ONE MORE CHANCE: Until this Sunday at midnight, you can sign up to get a package of 5 pre-stamped, pre-addressed postcards for you to write on and send to an infrequent voter! BACKGROUND: MomsRising is making it super easy (and FREE) for...
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Sue Anne Reed
What is the big deal with the midterm elections? Everyone is talking about them. It seems you can’t surf social media, listen to the radio, or watch television without hearing something about them these days. What is the big whoop? Well, let me tell you why they are important and why I am voting. Remember in junior high when you learned about the branches of government and checks and balances? The House of Representatives and the Senate are where bills are introduced, voted on, and then passed...
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Adriana Hutchings
Many of us are still reeling from the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. But women and people who are concerned about the rights of survivors of sexual assault are ever more united in our conviction that the confirmation fight cannot be in vain and we will continue to raise our voices until all women are safe and our rights are secure. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford gave the country an important teaching moment on the devastating impact of sexual violence with...
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Tasmiha Khan
At 11 am on October 13, 2018, Jackson’s mamas got together at the Mississippi Museum of Art to engage in an honest conversation on education and the centering of black motherhood in Jackson, Mississippi. MomsRising and the People’s Advocacy Institute led the initiative in partnership with the Jackson Council PTA & the P16 Council . The conversation was supported by several community groups, including the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM), Jackson People’s Assemblies, Mothers Obtaining...
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Noel Didla
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As soon as I RSVP’ed to a Facebook event for the 2019 Women’s March in Raleigh, NC back in August, I knew something didn’t smell right. The page owners were posting unintelligent memes that seemed totally out of character, and no-one would reply to my messages asking who was in charge. Knowing how much influence fake internet campaigns have have on real politics, I decided to get to the bottom of it. I hated the idea that I might have been tricked! I posted on Facebook tagging friends who are...
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Ruby Sinreich
Whoa. There was a HUGE surge of requests for MomsVote postcards from the MomsRising community this weekend. We are past our deadline to print more postcards, but we still urgently need your help to fund this project! Can you help us send the postcards -- and fuel the rest of the MomsVote campaign -- by making a contribution to MomsRising right now? We can’t afford to fall behind in our voter outreach to women. We need to get these pre-addressed, pre-stamped postcards out to the THOUSANDS of...
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Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
Young people can’t forge the future alone; we need everyone’s voice and we really need your votes. Groups like MomsRising, MarchForOurLives, and more are holding accountable all those who can vote and those we elect, so we can take real steps to end gun violence in America.
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Dorie Klein
Your voice is urgently needed! The Trump administration has just announced a proposed regulation that if put into effect, would plunge an estimated 500,000 children into poverty. [1] Say NO to the Trump administration's new attack on immigrant families! Submit your comment to the Department of Homeland Security NOW! (Don’t worry...we make it super easy for you with sample talking points you can copy and paste) What is happening and how can we stop it? The Trump Administration has proposed a...
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Khadija Gurnah
Fed up with the epic level of awful coming out of Washington, D.C.? We have an incredibly powerful outlet for you to help make lasting change. *Interested? Sign up to get info about how to make Get Out The Vote phone calls to areas that especially need reminders to vote during the last two weeks in October and first week of November. We need you! We need your help! We quite literally need your voice! Just fill out the form on this page to say you’re interested — and we’ll send you everything...
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Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner