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#ProtectOurCare! How and Why to Call your U.S. Senator RIGHT NOW

Posted September 19, 2017 by Felicia Willems

Not on OUR watch will we let health care coverage be rolled back for more than 20 million people! It's time to make some calls...again... TODAY... because health care is on the chopping block yet again: ***Call your US Senators at: 1-888-496-4842 and tell them #ProtectOurCare!   --> People have been making calls and standing up has [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Would Be a Disaster for Women, Moms and Families

Posted September 20, 2017 by MomsRising

The most recent effort to roll back health care harms women, moms, children and our economy. It is unconscionable and destructive. It’s time for President Trump and the Republican leaders in Congress to listen to what their constituents and the data are saying: Improve health care, don’t destroy it. The moms of America have stood [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

My Son Lived For 8 Good Years; Stand Up For the Law That Helped Him Live Better.

Posted September 19, 2017 by Regan Burke

I never thought much about people with disabilities until my son was born.  As far as I was concerned, they existed in a different universe from the one I occupied.  Then Ethan came into my life.  He was perfect and I loved him unconditionally….and within a few weeks of his birth I found out he [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

#MilitaryMonday: Dear New Teacher, It’s My Military Child’s First Day of School

Posted September 18, 2017 by National Military Family Association

Dear New Teacher, Today my child enters your classroom for the first time in a new school. It might be the first day of the school year, or it might be inconveniently smack-dab in the middle of a grading period. He likely knows no one in his homeroom class, likely no other children in the school. [...]

Posted Under: military families

Don't Let the NRA Get Its Wish

Posted September 15, 2017 by Gloria Pan

Last Sunday in Plano, Texas, a man fatally shot eight people at his estranged wife’s Dallas Cowboys watch party, including his wife. He was stopped after a police officer arriving on the scene heard gunfire, was confronted by the gunman, and shot him. Two days later, the NRA got one step closer to realizing its [...]

Posted Under: gun safety

What I Told My Senator Face to Face About Childcare

Posted September 15, 2017 by Jessica Honza

My name is Jessica Honza. I’m a middle school teacher from the suburbs of Minneapolis, a mother of two young boys and a proud member of MomsRising. My husband and I, like so many other families, have struggled to find affordable, quality child care for our kids. We tried to be financially responsible – we [...]

¡El Mes de la Herencia Hispana Empieza Hoy!

Posted September 15, 2017 by linda

Desde el 15 de Septiembre hasta el 15 de Octubre conmemoramos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Esta observación que empezó en 1968 como la Semana de la Herencia Hispana fue luego extendida por un período de 30 días por el Presidente Ronald Reagan. En este mes se celebra las historias, culturas y contribuciones de ciudadanos cuyos [...]

Please join the U.S. Child Poverty Action Group for the #EndChildPoverty Twitterstorm this Monday, September 18th!

Posted September 15, 2017 by Cara Baldari

This week the U.S. Census Bureau released annual data on child poverty. Here is some analysis of the numbers, which you can read more about in this letter sent to Congress and in my blog post. In addition, next week, the U.S. Child Poverty Action Group will be leading a Twitterstorm to share these data findings – and we want your [...]