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After years of advocacy, North Carolina is expanding Medicaid coverage to low-income uninsured adults! We could not be more excited for the hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians who will finally be able to get the health care they need. We have compiled the resources below to help you get covered if you need insurance and invite you to join us in spreading the word to your friends, neighbors, and loved ones. Who qualifies for Medicaid expansion in North Carolina? You live in North Carolina...
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Felicia Burnett
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This month, MomsRising community members like you powered an awesome wave of election wins (we’re looking at you, Ohio!!!), helped mom volunteers build their power and change the world, played a pivotal role in paid leave policy progress in North Carolina, and so much more.
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Kerri Karvetski
A look inside school cafeterias to see the challenges school nutrition directors face, and how parents can help! Eight states provide free school meals for all schoolchildren; MomsRising members in North Carolina are hoping for our state to become the ninth state to provide free breakfasts and lunches for all its students.
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Jessica Burroughs
Can we count on you to join us for a FREE, fun, and powerful town hall on Saturday, December 9th from 11am to 12:30pm? It’s time to come together for the upcoming Washington State legislative session and that means making sure our stories are heard! We'll hear from MomsRising leaders as we launch our 2024 legislative agenda, hear from Senator Yasmin Trudeau about her work to stop book bans, and enjoy story time with the one and only Mx. Aleksa Manila! You don't want to miss out! The first 100...
I am a MomsRising volunteer Beacon community leader in Georgia. Three other Georgia Beacon volunteers and I recently organized an in person MomsRising Meet-up in Atlanta. The four of us invited our friends and family to join the gathering, and we ended up having about 50 people there ranging in age from 1 to 80 years old! The goals were to introduce others to MomsRising; invite people to share why they are interested in MomsRising topics such as child care, maternal justice, paid family leave,...
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Pamela Grisham
On the radio show this week, we cover the recent victories at the ballot box with Moms (Against) Liberty losing the majority of their extremist school board races across the nation, voters ensuring that their children don’t have fewer freedoms than they did in Ohio, and democracy rising throughout the country. During this show we hear tips on how to be an effective activist, as well as hear about the many places of hope, and why it’s time to double down as we go into 2024. *Special guests...
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In 2022, Build Back Better - a transformative care infrastructure package for child care, paid family and medical leave, elder and disability care, along with job growth and fair pay for care workers- very nearly became law when it was brought forward by the White House, passed the U.S. House, and lost by only one vote in the U.S. Senate. Ultimately despite overwhelming public support, a powerful Care Can't Wait coalition of organizations including MomsRising, and a massive groundswell of...
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Maggie Humphreys
The countdown has begun….again! I know it seems like we are always up against a critical deadline, and that’s often the case – and this critical deadline is a really, really big one! Congress needs to take action to keep the government funded by November 17th….and they also MUST pass emergency child care and WIC funding at that time or millions of families, along with businesses and our economy, will be harmed. [1] ***SIGN OUR LETTER now calling on Congress to take action to protect our...
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Elyssa Schmier
When I was a kid, whenever I ever asked my mother a question, her answer always started with “the Mother’s Handbook says…” Then she would make some ridiculous answer up, and yet somehow I still believed her every time. So, when I became a mom I was quite disappointed to find out there was no “Mother’s Handbook.” However, I was proud to hold up this tradition with this fictitious handbook. So each time my boys would ask something I knew was a no, my answer would always start with “according to...