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Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, MomsRising shifted into Fall gear with a slate of midterm get-out-the-vote projects including helping moms register to vote on National Voter Registration Day and relaunching our wildly popular hand-written voter reminder postcards.
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Kerri Karvetski
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Discrimination should never happen—and definitely not in health care. Now, we have a chance to combat discrimination. How? The Biden-Harris administration is currently accepting public comments on a proposed rule to reinstate the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) important nondiscrimination requirements, which were weakened by the Trump administration – and we need your voice! Quick signature: Add your name to our letter in support of ensuring nondiscrimination in health care! What’s happening?...
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Felicia Burnett
It’s Fall Y’all! As someone who lives in the south and had to deal with a very warm summer with lots of temperatures above 100, I can’t tell you how excited I am for sweater weather with cooler temps, changing colors, and all the things that come along with the autumnal season. It’s also a very busy time in Washington DC and we need to continue to let our elected representatives know how important it is for them to focus on the priorities important to American families. Plus: With the mid-term...
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Sue Anne Reed
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Recently, we asked our members to tell us why marriage equality is important to them and a MomsRising member in Florida shared her experience with us: "I married a man, a good friend, in 1966 because marriage to a man was expected of all young women during those years. I knew I loved women, but didn't know what to do with it, I just knew, starting in pre-school childhood, that attraction to the same sex was not spoken of, and I wondered if I was the only queer one. Later, I learned that if we...
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Felicia Burnett
In a powerful CNN Opinion, MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner argues that, as the midterm elections approach, moms are a motivated voting force, and only one party is prioritizing issues that matter most to moms and families.
On the radio show this week we cover a good, good news update; how to stop book banning; the latest in the fight for affordable and high quality childcare — and living wages for care workers — and how you can help; and hear about a new book: Working 9 to 5: A Women's Movement, A Labor Movement, and the Iconic Movie.
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Those earliest moments with our babies are some of the most magical, full of firsts—first breath, first smile, first step. Supporting new moms and birthing people and their babies during those magical moments is critical for strengthening our communities and promoting positive parent-child relationships. The federal Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program is proven to do just that, and to improve short- and long-term outcomes for children and their families. Quick...
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Felicia Burnett
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POLLING DATE: August 12-21, 2022 POLL BACKGROUND INFO: The online survey reached a total of 1,500 likely voters which includes a base sample of 1,000 likely voters with oversamples of 100 African American likely voters, 100 Asian American Pacific Islander likely voters, 100 Latinx likely voters, 100 suburban caregivers, and 100 LGBTQ likely voters. These oversamples were weighted down into the base sample to their proper proportion of the universe for a total sample size of 1,000. We also...
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Taylor Austin
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“The vote is precious. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democratic society, and we must use it.” John Lewis ( Global Citizen ) Each year the National Voter Registration project not only educates citizens on the importance of voting but, through the help of thousands of volunteers, registers millions, including 1.5 million in 2020. As John Lewis asserts, we MUST vote. It is how we create change. We need all hands on deck to ensure we are each registered (and our friends and...
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Jacqueline Jackson