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Your #5Actions for This Week!

July 30, 2017
What a week. WE WON! Health care was just saved in an extremely close vote in the U.S. Senate late this week due to people including you speaking up! THANK YOU! for taking hundreds of thousands of actions, making calls, signing onto letters, sharing your health care experiences, attending meetings...
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First look: Dolores, a Riveting New Documentary about Labor Activist Dolores Huerta

July 28, 2017
MomRising is thrilled to share an exclusive look at the poster for Dolores , a new documentary film about the legendary, and tireless, Dolores Huerta. Directed by Peter Bratt (Follow Me Home, La Mision) and executive produced by Carlos Santana, Dolores opens in select cities across the country in...
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When all of us belong, all of us can thrive.

July 27, 2017
Most Americans live in communities that look different today than in the past. Our neighbors and our children’s classmates come from across the globe; in fact, one in four kids in America today hails from an immigrant family. But whether we were born here or elsewhere, we all want the same things,...
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‘We Must Reject Divisive, Racist Policies:” MomsRising Applauds Introduction of DREAM Act, Urges Speedy Passage

July 25, 2017
On the introduction of the DREAM Act of 2017 by U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham: Treating immigrants fairly and with respect is not only a moral imperative, but also a way to make our nation strong and prosperous. U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) took a...
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Mamás Con Poder Estuvo en el PrideFest de NYC 2017

July 24, 2017
¡Hola queridas lectoras y madres de Mamás con Poder! Mi nombre es Romina Tibytt. Soy mamá latina de 3 hermosos niños. Dos varones de 15 y 12 y la princesa de 9 años. Durante el fin de semana del PrideFest en la ciudad de Nueva York, tuve la oportunidad de colaborar con Mamás con Poder para informar...
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Your #5Actions for This Week!

July 23, 2017
We had a huge victory this week, as the very-bad Senate healthcare bill came to a halt in Washington. The voices of parents, families, caregivers, partners, sisters and daughters like US made a huge difference. Sadly, the healthcare battle isn't over. But for a brief moment let's congratulate...
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Tell Congress: Boost Families, Not Fear!

July 20, 2017
The wall. The wall. It’s all we heard about from candidate Trump… and now from President Trump. In fact, now that he’s president, he’s putting his ineffective and xenophobic rhetoric into action by proposing $1.6 billion ($1.6 billion!) for his ridiculous wall on the Southern border - all while...
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Our MomsRising Stories of Immigration

June 19, 2017
June 1st marked the beginning of Immigrant Heritage Month. Immigrant Heritage Month is an opportunity for us to explore and celebrate the unique stories and cultural contributions of our nation's immigrants. Our staff at MomsRising reflect our diverse nation and we have many staff who are either...
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Mi viaje a America

June 15, 2017
Cuando tenía 4 años, abordé un avión. Recuerdo que no me quería ir. No quería dejar mamá, papá y las chicas atrás. Mis padres de crianza. ¿Cómo se explica eso en inglés? No hay traducción. Viajaba a Estados Unidos para vivir con un hombre con el que nunca había vivido antes. Papi salió de la...
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American Muslims at the Crossroads: ISPU polls American Muslims

June 15, 2017
UPDATED 6/19/2017: A young Muslim teenager lost her life after being attacked. Read on to learn how to best support Muslim kids across the country who will be feeling unsafe. We remember 17 year old Nabra Hassanen, killed last Friday. *** In the current political climate, American Muslims have been...
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