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Attending a #WomensMarch? Download free signs to show what you're rising for!

Posted January 15, 2017 by Karen Showalter

Why do you rise? Show others which issues you're most passionate about with our free signs, below! Check out versions in both color and black/white. Click on each for a link to a full-resolution download.  Don't forget to print the MomsRising logo for the back of your sign too, so you can help others connect [...]

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Speak out to protect healthcare!

Posted January 11, 2017 by Elyssa Koidin Schmier

Take Action!Thank you for all you have done so far to speak out against some U.S. members of Congress’ plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make major, damaging changes to Medicaid and Medicare. I don’t have to tell you that, if these changes succeed, our families’ healthcare will suffer. But moms, dads, [...]

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Q&A with Joan Alker about repealing the Affordable Care Act

Posted January 17, 2017 by Say Ahhh

This Q&A originally appeared on Bundoo.com. Question: From a policy point of view, it seems inevitable that the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is heading for repeal or major changes. How has the law helped children and families?   Answer: Congressional leaders have made clear that repealing the Affordable Care Act is a top priority for them [...]

#YesWeCan and #YesWeDid – Say farewell & thank-you to the Obamas!

Posted January 13, 2017 by Sara Alcid

Thank you!“For now, whether you are young or whether you're young at heart, I do have one final ask of you as your president. The same thing I asked we take a chance on eight years ago. I am asking you to believe, not in my ability to bring about change but in yours.” – President Barack Obama This [...]

We'll be at the #WomensMarch! Join us!

Posted January 12, 2017 by Nina Perez

Join Us!On January 21, MomsRising is standing in solidarity with our families, children, neighbors, and hundreds of partnering women's organizations at the upcoming historic Women's March on Washington -- to protect our rights, our safety, our families, and our democracy, and to say NO to hate. How about you?   Whether you're marching in the district, attending [...]

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A Bilingual Mama living in a Monolingual Nation: My Journey Raising a Bilingual Child

Posted January 11, 2017 by Marysol Perez

My husband and I consider ourselves to be bilingual and biliterate. As former dual language teacher, I always knew that we wanted to ensure that our daughter received the gift of language. Given my background in bilingual education, I always over-analyzed our home environment, wanting to make sure that she was completely immersed in the [...]

New Year, New Baby...New job?!

Posted January 11, 2017 by Christina DAllesandro

You hear about NH every four years because of the presidential election, but other things are happening in NH too! Some good, some not so good. Did you see the news about Concord, NH's first baby of 2017? (1) The night that Lamar and his wife Lindsay should have been celebrating the New Year arrival [...]

MomsRising Urges Senate to Refuse to Confirm Jeff Sessions to Serve as Attorney General

Posted January 10, 2017 by Kristin

Today the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin its confirmation hearing on Senator Jeff Sessions, a nominee whose record clearly indicates that he is absolutely not qualified to serve as United States Attorney General. Senator Sessions’ record on voting rights, anti-discrimination protections, policing practices, government surveillance, immigrants’ rights and more demonstrates that he is far outside [...]