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The Lowdown: Elyssa's Analysis of the #TrumpBudget's Impact on Families

May 23, 2017
President Trump's budget was released today; there are numerous implications for women, moms, and families. This is my analysis of how the budget is affecting the programs that matter most to families. This is the single largest reduction in anti-poverty programs we have seen in a generation. Trump...
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Moms Deserve Fair Wages! On Moms’ Equal Pay Day, MomsRising Urges Congress to Help Close the Wage Gap

May 23, 2017
This Mother's Day month, it's time to get real: We live in a country that often claims to worship mothers but, in truth, becoming a mother puts women at a tremendous lifelong economic risk. In fact, being a mom is now a greater predictor of wage and hiring discrimination than being a woman. You may...
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Congress Must Reject ‘Shockingly Callous’ Trump Budget Proposal – an ‘Assault on Nation’s Mothers and Families’

May 22, 2017
Food. Health Care. Housing. Education. Air that is breathable and water that is safe to drink. The budget proposal the Trump administration released today would put all that in jeopardy in order to pay for huge tax cuts for billionaires and big corporations. This budget would jeopardize the health...
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We must end abusive and deadly policing now! Stand with the Family of Jordan Edwards!

May 22, 2017
He was just a kid. An honor roll student. A popular football player with a loving family. But no matter what grades he had or sports he played, we know one thing: Jordan Edwards didn't deserve to die. Three weeks ago, police officers arrived at a party that Jordan was leaving with friends. They...
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Radio!

Name it. Change it! #PowerUp!

May 21, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover Eric Liu’s new book, “You’re More Powerful Than You Think;” we bust myths about immigration policy and cover the many contributions of immigrants to our economy; we talk about what you can do to get rid of the motherhood wage hit; and discuss how fighting for...
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Online Premiere! Healthy Products, Healthy People

May 20, 2017
SAVE THE DATE! JUNE 22 , 29, JULY 6 ONLINE PREMIERE: HEALTHY PRODUCTS, HEALTHY PEOPLE What : Webcasts Premiering Four Minute Videos On Six Chemical Classes of Concern When: 11am-12pm PDT ; 2-3pm EDT ; 8-9pm CET June 22 : Introduction, Highly Fluorinated chemicals, Antimicrobials June 29 :...

Heads up: RESULTS from our Liberty & Justice Mother's Day project!

May 13, 2017
MomsRising had a powerful action in honor of Mother’s Day last week which highlighted the importance immigrant & Muslim families in our communities and economy — and called on leaders to lift democracy, as well as liberty and justice for everyone in our nation. See below for pictures (scroll...
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Which would you wear?

We want your feedback on some MomsRising logo designs.

t-shirt animated gif with 5 logos

Can you let us know which is YOUR favorite?

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