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#KeepMarching!

Here are 5 actions that you can take right now from wherever you are to keep the #WomensMarch going.

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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 [...]

#KeepMarching! Audio from MomsRising's Phone Meeting on Advocacy and Organizing

Posted February 22, 2017 by Gloria Pan

After the Women’s March, women, mothers and others across the country vowed to #KeepMarching—by paying attention, speaking out and showing up, online AND on the ground. MomsRising members are joining together by the thousands, building up their voices and their power in defense of families, communities and our country.We could not be more proud, and we are [...]

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Why it's Worth Remembering Olmsted and his Trees Right Now

Posted February 21, 2017 by Florence Williams

           A couple of times this month, I’ve marched with my 13-year-old daughter and other chilly people, including at The Women’s March on Washington. It convened near the southwest lawn of the U.S. Capitol and proceeded – in fits and starts - down Independence Avenue along the edge of the national mall.          In [...]

My Town Hall Experience

Posted February 21, 2017 by Abbie Gately

My mom recently attended our local Representative's townhall to share her thoughts about the ACA. Here's what happened, in her own words: On February 11, my husband John and I attended the ACA Town Hall held by Representative Gus Bilirakis. We felt strongly about attending and sharing our story so we arrived early to get [...]

The Human Needs Report: spending work, replacing the ACA, Trump's cabinet and more

Posted February 21, 2017 by Lecia Imbery

Congress is currently in its first recess of the year. The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, with a look at what members tackled before the break, and what's waiting for them when they return on Feb. 27. Read on for articles on FY17 & FY18 budget and [...]

American families need a paid family & medical leave policy that checks 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 [...]

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From My Heart To Yours #RevolutionaryLove

Posted February 10, 2017 by Tunu Thom

Then: Election Night November 8, 2016 I fell asleep. The votes were still being counted. At three in the morning, I could feel this weird buzzing in the air. My love was awake, the cell phone light illuminating his face. He looked like he had been reading for hours. With my voice still sounding like [...]

Medicaid Fulfills Crucial Role for Children with Special Health Care Needs Like My Daughter

Posted February 10, 2017 by Say Ahhh

My daughter Caroline is alive because of Medicaid. The medications, the equipment and the nursing care that have helped us manage her severe disability would not be possible without the federal program’s support. Now, with Congress and the White House considering cuts and restructuring for Medicaid, it’s important to consider children like Caroline.   We [...]

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