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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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U.S. Senate Vote to Advance ACA Repeal a ‘Grossly Irresponsible, Shameful Assault’ on America’s Families

Posted July 25, 2017 by MomsRising

Today, Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate continued their grossly irresponsible, shameful assault on our economy and the health care families rely on by approving a Motion to Proceed to a vote on a mysterious health care bill. Republican U.S. Senators have not read the bill, experts have not reviewed the bill, the Congressional Budget [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

‘We Must Reject Divisive, Racist Policies:” MomsRising Applauds Introduction of DREAM Act, Urges Speedy Passage

Posted July 25, 2017 by MomsRising

On the introduction of the DREAM Act of 2017 by U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham: Treating immigrants fairly and with respect is not only a moral imperative, but also a way to make our nation strong and prosperous. U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) took a step in the right direction [...]

Posted Under: immigration

iAmerica, Indivisible, Mi Familia Vota and MomsRising Create Powerful Alliance

Posted July 25, 2017 by MomsRising

Four civic engagement groups, iAmerica Action, Indivisible, Mi Familia Vota (MFV) and MomsRising, unveiled on Tuesday the “Raise Your Hand” initiative to strengthen the voices of communities of color who often feel disenfranchised by national political leaders. Through“Raise Your Hand,”an unprecedented outreach to Latino and immigrant communities in a non-election year, the collective expertise and resources of iAmerica [...]

Vote happening TODAY! Tell your U.S. Senator to "Vote no!"

Posted July 25, 2017 by Felicia Willems

This is absolutely insane!   U.S. Senate Republican leadership announced late yesterday that they’ll be voting on a Motion to Proceed to take health care away from millions of people TODAY—and we don’t actually know what will be in the bill that they’re voting on!   Is this any way to deal with our nation’s [...]

Human Needs Report: ACA repeal vote this week, FY18 budget and spending work, and more

Posted July 24, 2017 by Lecia Imbery

The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for articles on the Senate’s latest efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the House FY18 budget blueprint, House and Senate spending work, and efforts to repeal a new consumer financial protection rule. Click here for a PDF version of [...]

Your #5Actions for This Week!

Posted July 23, 2017 by Karen Showalter

We had a huge victory this week, as the very-bad Senate healthcare bill came to a halt in Washington. The voices of parents, families, caregivers, partners, sisters and daughters like US made a huge difference. Sadly, the healthcare battle isn't over. But for a brief moment let's congratulate ourselves on a job well done. Then [...]

New York: We Want Healthier Kids’ Menus!

Posted July 21, 2017 by Migdalia Rivera

At MomsRising we believe we all have a role in supporting healthy kids. We work with parents across the country and often counsel families on the importance of making healthy choices. Many parents tell us about their struggles of trying to provide healthy food and drinks for their kids and the battles that ensue because [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Breastfeeding Moms Need Places to Pump

Posted July 21, 2017 by tina@momsrising.org

Airplane bathrooms. Parked cars. Utility closets. In a cubicle with absolutely no privacy. These are just some of the places that breastfeeding moms have had to pump breastmilk because they didn’t have access to anything better.   Let's bring mothers out of the bathroom stalls and into the pumping rooms they deserve.   → Click [...]

Posted Under: breastfeeding