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

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Puzder Withdrawal a Victory for American Workers

Posted February 15, 2017 by MomsRising

Today, Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to be the United States Secretary of Labor, a major victory for America’s working moms, dads and families and a demonstration of the power of grassroots activism. Half of all primary breadwinners are moms. The U.S. Department of Labor is critical to the everyday lives of working moms and [...]

MomsRising on the #DayWithoutImmigrants

Posted February 16, 2017 by MomsRising

Diversity makes America strong, creative and prosperous - and that diversity comes from immigrants.  We know that immigrants play a large and important role in our economy, but today’s #DayWithoutImmigrants action proves just how important immigrants are:  founding many of our largest companies, creating and running small businesses, employing many people in our nation, playing [...]

Children’s Budget Coalition applauds Senator Ron Wyden for Standing Up For Kids

Posted February 16, 2017 by John Monsif

The U.S. Senate is slogging through the nomination process of Cabinet-level presidential appointments.  Several positions remain unfilled and one position – the Director of the White House Office of Management of Budget (OMB) – is of particular importance to the Children’s Budget Coalition, which is made up of over 50 children focused organizations that strongly [...]

American families need a paid family & medical leave policy that check's 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 [...]

Posted Under: paid family leave

Leaked Executive Order on Religious Freedom Could Impose Harm on Black Women and Their Families

Posted February 15, 2017 by Kira Shepherd

There has been a great deal of discussion about the draft religious freedom order that was recently leaked. Most of the conversation has centered around how the order would allow for discrimination against LGBTQ folks, and rightly so, the order clearly targets that community. However, the order also outlines broad religious liberty protections that will [...]

Posted Under: politics & policy

#KeepMarching - MomsRising Telephone Town Hall on Advocacy and Organizing

Posted February 14, 2017 by Kristin

After the Women’s March, women, mothers and others across the country vowed to #KeepMarching. And members like you are in fact still marching in many ways—by paying attention, speaking out and showing up, online AND on the ground. MomsRising sees our members joining together by the thousands, building up your voices and your power in defense [...]

TAKE ACTION: Stand Up for #Medicaid!

Posted February 14, 2017 by Elyssa Koidin Schmier

We’re experiencing a full frontal assault on our nation’s healthcare programs! As the fight for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues, unbelievably a new storm is brewing: Medicaid and the healthcare of more than 70 million Americans—including providing assistance for over half the births in the U.S.— is now at risk.  What’s happening? Some members [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

You’re invited! Join us for a special Tele-Town Hall TOMORROW with USOW!

Posted February 14, 2017 by Felicia Willems

Want to join us on an important call? We’re partnering on a Week of Action with the United State of Women (USOW) and as a kick-off there will be a Tele-Town Hall featuring the incredible Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; along with special guests Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America Cecile Richards, [...]