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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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#5Actions - We persisted & we won!

Posted March 27, 2017 by MomsRising

We did it!  Because you raised your voice, made calls, signed petitions, sent letters, shared your story, went to Town Halls, took action — along with hundreds of thousands of other people across the nation and across multiple organizations — you stopped a horrible healthcare bill in it’s tracks. Thank you! We won that battle, but the fight [...]

SEATTLE: Come to our strategy meeting TONIGHT!

Posted March 28, 2017 by Camie Goldhammer

Have a #PussyHat in your closet? Well, break it OUT! It’s time to get together, to strategize, to make our voices HEARD, to wear our hats, and… to plan how we can have an impact at the city, state, and national levels to lift women, children, families, and our communities. It’s time to say #YesWeCan! It’s time [...]

The Making of a Champion

Posted March 28, 2017 by Rylin Rodgers

The phones in Congressional Offices are ringing off the hook these days. Some Americans are calling their Representative and Senators for the first time. Some of us are calling more frequently. People are crowding into public meetings. Letters, postcards and faxes are being sent. It is all enough to swell the hearts of America’s high [...]

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Protecting NH kids from lead - we can make a difference!

Posted March 27, 2017 by TomIrwin

Lead exposure remains a problem across the country and right here in New Hampshire. Every year, several hundred New Hampshire children are found to be poisoned by lead – a dangerous neurotoxin that, even at low levels of exposure, can result in permanent, irreversible harm, such as cognitive impairment, learning disabilities, hearing loss, and delayed [...]

#MilitaryMonday: The New Military Parental Leave--What does it really mean?

Posted March 27, 2017 by Amy Smolinski

Paid Family Leave for military families has rapidly changed in the past two years, and the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act brings even more changes.  While some of these changes appear to be improvements for military parental leave, several points of the new law have left us with some serious concerns. First, a bit of [...]

House Leaders’ Decision to Withdraw Health Care Bill a ‘Major Victory for Moms, Families, Our Country’

Posted March 24, 2017 by MomsRising

Today’s incredible win demonstrates the true power of the grassroots movement that has sprung up to resist the Trump administration and the GOP’s destructive agenda to gut health care. This is a resounding, major victory for moms, families, our economy and our country. It is proof that when we #KeepMarching together, we are unstoppable.   [...]

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If “Essential Health Benefits” Standards Are Repealed, Health Plans Would Cover Little

Posted March 24, 2017 by Sarah Lueck

The White House and House Republican leaders are reportedly negotiating with House Freedom Caucus members to eliminate federal minimum benefit (“Essential Health Benefits”) standards for individual and small-group market plans as part of the House health bill.  That would leave many people with pre-existing conditions unable to find the coverage they need at any price, much less [...]

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Quick Action: Raise your voice for health care!

Posted March 23, 2017 by Felicia Willems

Our voices are making a difference! The U.S. House was scheduled to vote tonight on the hugely harmful American Health Care Act (AHCA), but had to cancel the vote in no small part due to the amount of public outrage about the bill! You are being heard! We can’t let up! We need you to continue to [...]