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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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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 [...]

TONIGHT! #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 [...]

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 [...]

Child Watch® Column: Confronting Oscar-Nominated Moonlight’s Moving and Powerful Truths

Posted February 17, 2017 by Marian Wright Edelman

Everyone should watch the film Moonlight nominated for eight Academy Awards. Why? Because it’s a very powerful story of a poor Black boy’s struggles to reach adulthood with countless odds stacked against him. Because it’s a relatable story for children and youths struggling to make it to adulthood without being derailed by homophobia, violence and [...]

My remarks to the Washington Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee on Dual Language Programs

Posted February 17, 2017 by Casey Osborn-Hinman

Tell us your story! Good afternoon Chair Zeiger and members of the Committee. My name is Casey Osborn-Hinman and I am a Campaign Director with MomsRising, a grassroots organization with 40,000 members in Washington State. We are here today in strong support of SB 5529. MomsRising is appreciative of the commitment Washington state has made [...]

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 [...]