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03/29/22
On the radio show this week, we cover the spectacular nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court (and how you can help get her confirmed); what’s happening with disinformation online and how you can help stop it; and we also cover the growing movement of moms and caregivers...
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03/25/22
We’ve got one we can mark down in the WIN column! On Tuesday, President Biden signed a major spending bill into law that creates increases in dedicated funding for food and nutrition, housing, early learning, and other essential federal programs. [1] For the first time in many years, the federal...
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MomsRising member Rosa Walker and her family
03/25/22
MomsRising member Rosa Walker testified before a House Budget Committee, Hearing on Ensuring Women Can Thrive in a Post-Pandemic Economy, about the investments Congress must make in order to help families like hers recover from the pandemic. When you support MomsRising, you help lift the voices of moms and families, like Rosa Walker!
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03/25/22
Watching the U.S. Senate confirmation hearings this week for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for U.S. Supreme Court Justice have been equal parts inspiring and frustrating. There have been times when I have wanted to stand up and cheer for Judge Jackson – and times when I’ve wanted to rage and throw...
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03/23/22
Twelve years ago today, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. This historic legislation: banned discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions, including pregnancy; eliminated lifetime caps; vastly expanded access to affordable health care for low- and middle-income...
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03/23/22
As parents, we all want our children to grow up as healthy as possible and find their place in the world. We want our babies to thrive as they become children, teenagers, and eventually adults, and to be wholly included in our communities. But for many families who have kids and adults with...
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Maternal Mental Health Matters
03/23/22
At MomsRising / MamásConPoder, we have been hearing from families across the country about the critical need for improvements and supports for maternal mental health like mental health services, paid family and medical leave, affordable child care, an extension of Medicaid coverage, and better...
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03/21/22
Did you know that a recent report shows that nearly half a million families are estimated to be stranded without reliable child care, exacerbating the nation's worker shortage as parents continue to stay home? This is after an unprecedented global pandemic that our families and our economy still need to recover from. The kicker to all of this is that already, pre-pandemic, more than 1/2 of families lived in child care deserts without safe, nurturing, affordable options to begin with! It’s time to do address this, immediately. Below are some stories highlighting the urgent need for Congress to include Child care and pre-K as part of any reconciliation package!
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03/21/22
On this show we cover why Equal Pay Day isn’t yet a day to celebrate, but is a day to agitate, what’s happening with women in our economy, the importance of working to stop anti-Asian violence in America, and the fight for paid family and medical leave so that we are no longer the only...
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No Action is Too Small WA Leg Session 2022
03/16/22
In December 2021, we announced a bold legislative agenda that built upon our wins for families, mothers, and caregivers. We set out to ask our lawmakers to expand on historic wins and to continue to put equity at the forefront of new legislation. Many of us tracked what was happening at momsrising...
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