Skip to main content

Summer Parent-Child Literacy Activities to Combat Summer Slide

June 22, 2018
For as long as I can remember, books have been my comfort and my refuge. I was also incredibly lucky to grow up in a family where I was given many opportunities to be read to and interact with books and stories including over the summers. But for many children, reading may not be as pleasurable and...
Tara Sarathy's picture

UPDATED: 5 QUICK IMPACTFUL Actions to Take NOW on Family Separation!

June 14, 2018
We are in a moment of crisis and national outrage over the treatment of families separated at our border by order of the Trump Administration. At this very moment, communities are coming together to speak out against the cruel and inhumane actions against families seeking refuge. And at this very...
Xochitl Oseguera's picture
Sign NOW to protect SNAP!

QUICK ACTION NEEDED to protect food stamps!

June 22, 2018
I know the world feels chaotic right now with everything happening on the news (not to mention getting your kids ready for summer!) —and there’s a lot to keep track of. It’s easy to feel down and helpless. But that’s why MomsRising is here—to remind you of how powerful your voice is and what a...
Elyssa Koidin Schmier's picture

The Human Needs Report: Immigration bills in the House, a better bill for SNAP, FY19 spending, and more

June 19, 2018
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on immigration bills in the House, advocates fighting to stop family separations at the border, a better bill for SNAP, a spending cuts package, and FY19 spending work.
Lecia Imbery's picture

From Family Separation to Family Jail? NOT Okay!

June 21, 2018
Today’s Executive Order (EO) proves that the voices of moms, dads and people are powerful. But this EO does not stop the Trump administration from continuing human rights abuses, like imprisoning entire families, in the name of immigration enforcement, so we will continue to keep our voices raised...
Kristin's picture

SIGN OUR LETTER: Repeal tax cuts for 1% and Wall Street!

June 20, 2018
Today we are marking the six month anniversary of the passage of the disastrous Trump-GOP Tax Plan. Who have the winners been? Millionaires, billionaires, and mega-corporations. Who have the losers been? Me, you, America’s working families, and our economy. But it doesn’t have to be this way! The...
Elyssa Koidin Schmier's picture
Picture with the words, "LGBT Health PRIDE Month #WellnessWed Tweet Chat, Wednesday, June 20th @2pm ET" and organization logos

Join us Wednesday for a chat about Pride Month and LGBTQ Health!

June 18, 2018
Please join us on 6/20/18 at 2pm ET for a bilingual #WellnessWed Tweetchat about Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Health! Details Topic: Pride Month and LGBTQ Health; Mes del Orgullo LGBTQ Y Salud de la Comunidad LGBTQ Date: Wednesday, 6/20/18; Miércoles, 20 de junio de 2018 Time: 2:00-3:00 PM ET Hashtags: #...
Felicia Burnett's picture

5 Acciones PODEROSAS Que Puedes Hacer Hoy Para Poner Fin A La Separación Familiar

June 16, 2018
Estamos viviendo un momento de crisis y de indignación nacional por el trato que la administración de Trump está dando a las familias inmigrantes en la frontera. En este momento, muchas comunidades estamos protestando en contra de las acciones crueles e inhumanas para las familias que están...
Xochitl Oseguera's picture