Skip to main content
Recap for MomsRising's Mom Power Bootcamp 2023!
MomsRising invited 35 of our powerful members from 20 states across the country to join us last week for our Mom Power Bootcamp 2023! We brought together moms, advocates, Fellows, Fellow Alumni, and other engaged volunteers who are interested in leadership development and advocacy opportunities for issues that impact families with young children like early childhood.
Hanna's picture
In celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month, let’s delve into the world of poetry that revolves around climate activism and creating a sustainable future. These powerful poems by climate activists beautifully capture the urgency and hope for change, empowering us all to take action and...
Dorthea Thomas's picture
The importance of the Head Start program cannot be overstated. This program has arguably been the most critical social and educational public investment in children, families, and communities the United States has ever undertaken. Head Start launched in 1965 as a comprehensive child development program. Over the last 60 years, it has provided opportunity and care to more than 38 million children and their families.
Nadia's picture
People with disabilities make up the largest minority group in this country. Over 50 million humans live with at least one disability. In our home, each member of our beautiful family lives with a disability. Unfortunately, this country has a lot to learn. Our nation is grossly uneducated and...
Melissa Cote's picture
Eleven years ago, my youngest child, {Z} came rushing into this world like nothing I had ever seen. I wasn’t shocked. I had a feeling she would grace us early. I knew, a mother always knows. I was a high-risk pregnancy, with both of my girls. Unfortunately, signs were missed by my OB and their...
Melissa Cote's picture
On the radio show this week, we cover love, same gender loving, and the importance of empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+, and same gender loving (LGBTQ+/SGL) people; then, next, we dive into how disinformation by the far right has, and is, harming America; after that we hear our how stories, and the stories people around us are critically important, as is supporting TGNC (trans and gender nonconforming) people; and we close the show covering the importances of immigration policy fairness and what you can do to help build a nation where everyone can thrive.
MomsRising's picture
Last month, just before my son’s fifth birthday, I found myself crying some bittersweet but mostly happy tears after I checked the mailbox. Among the arrival of packages and cards, and preparations for a celebration, he received another very special gift marking a momentous occasion: he completed his collection of books from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library (DPIL).
Remy Burrello's picture
You were heard on Capitol Hill! All your phone calls, signatures, letters, stories, and outcries were heard and the Republican government shutdown was stopped at the last minute! But our work isn't over!
Elyssa Schmier's picture
MomsRising Pittsburgh fellows gather for self-care
Your contributions this month include busting politically motivated book bans; shoring up support for affordable childcare, education, and nutrition; and demanding that our elected officials create budgets and policies that help, not harm, America’s families and economy.
Kerri Karvetski's picture
On the radio show this week, we cover saving democracy, standing up against structural racism, and bans off our bodies; we also hear some very good news about what’s happening with coverage; then we learn the latest about the child care cliff, paid family & medical leave, and the fight to build a care infrastructure; and we close the show learning why government shutdowns happen, what’s at stake, and how we can avoid it in the future.
MomsRising's picture