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04/19/19
We are powerful! Don't miss some great wins and stories from this last week at MomsRising. We celebrate Black Maternal Health Week, publishing and delivering our own Medicaid stories, and standing up for working families' tax credits!
Anita's picture
04/19/19
4/20 Day -- the celebration of marijuana that occurs every year on April 20 -- gets more popular every year. And while you probably haven't heard too much about it, your kids likely have. That's because 4/20 awareness spreads mostly on the sites and apps that attract tweens and teens, such as...
Caroline Knorr's picture
04/18/19
As midwife Jennie Joseph writes, “mothers can suffer and experience the effects of being in a living, breathing, materno-toxic zone all of their own, based on other people’s response or reaction to their race, socio-economic status, citizenship or by being “othered” while pregnant, delivering their baby or in the postpartum year, regardless of location.”
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Red Alert!
04/18/19
It's coming down to the wire for the Working Families Tax Credit and the Washington State Legislature needs to hear from you. With just two weeks left, time is running out to keep the Working Families Tax Credit part of the conversation in budget negotiations. Click here to send a quick email to...
Maggie Humphreys's picture
04/15/19
Today is Tax Day! Feeling less than inspired by this? That’s because the billionaires and big corporations, not people like you and me, are reaping the benefits of the Trump Tax Scam. That’s why we need to use the media moment of Tax Day to send more letters to the editor this week in your local...
Elyssa Koidin Schmier's picture
04/15/19
This week on our #RisersRadio show we have another amazing panel like, the ACLU's Manar Waheed, with whom we cover how to BAN the bans and ways to work for fair treatment of all immigrant families. We get the inside scoop on how taxes can be used for good (and bad) with Amy Matsui and hear from...
Amber Dorsey's picture
04/15/19
Medicaid helps families weather the storm during times of need—whether it be during a health care crisis or a time of financial hardship. But in North Carolina, lawmakers have yet to make this critical and often life-saving program available to about half a million low-income uninsured adults. That...
Felicia Burnett's picture
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04/15/19
It’s common sense: When families have parents who are insured, the entire family’s health and economic security improves. As moms and dads, we get it. But some of our state lawmakers seem to be having a hard time understanding what a difference health coverage through Medicaid expansion could make...
Felicia Burnett's picture
Medicaid Helps Families Weather The Storm
04/15/19
Today is the day! We are joining with thousands of people across North Carolina for a day of action to close the health care coverage gap! Here is what you can do right now to remind lawmakers that “Medicaid helps families weather the storm” and to expand health insurance to low-income uninsured...
Felicia Burnett's picture

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