“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Junior On Martin Luther King Day this past Monday, people around the country paid tribute to the legacy of a now celebrated leader who fought vehemently for equality, accountability and the dignity of black people. [...]
Let's make sure all city leaders make early learning a top priority!
A strong start for our littlest learners means building a strong future for our cities and our economy.
Moms Are Talking
“My husband and I found ourselves with a surprise pregnancy when our two children were 10 and 12."
The United States has the largest prison population and the highest incarceration rate in the entire world.
What is MomsRising?MomsRising is a network of people just like you, united by the goal of building a more family-friendly America. Learn More About Us »
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 [...]
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, [...]
Radio!On the #RADIO show this week, we cover the many ways in which we’re powerful together, what’s going inside the Beltway, President Obama’s Farewell Address, and how you can make a difference in the Trump-era. *Special guests include: Donna Norton, MomsRising, @MomsRising, @donnanorton; Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition, @barbs73 ; Felicia Willems, @MomsRising, @Felicia_Willems Jessica Hanson, National Immigration Law [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]