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Paid Sick Days: Coming to a City or State near YOU on July 1st!

June 29, 2017
Do you hear that? Celebratory fireworks are going off early this year! And no, it's not your over-eager neighbors this time. On July 1st, *SIX* new paid sick days laws will go into effect!
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#Disability Blog Carnival - Living in a post ADA world

July 26, 2016
Nearly 20 percent of Americans are living with a disability, and countless others are deeply involved in caring for and supporting individuals affected by disability. Last year we celebrated 25 years from the passage of the Americans with Disability Act. We highlighted many successes, while...
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Senate Net Neutrality Vote a Step Forward for Fairness, Free Speech, Consumers and Advocates

May 16, 2018
We commend every United States Senator who voted to repeal the Federal Communications Commission’s changes to net neutrality rules today. This vote is an essential step forward for fairness, free speech, consumers and advocacy groups like MomsRising, which rely on a free Internet to fight for...
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VIDEO: Moms Rising Into Power & Community

May 14, 2018
Today I’m eating LOTS of chocolate with my kids, giving the moms in my life extra hugs, and celebrating the power of moms -- and the power of kids to inspire moms to take action, to raise our voices, and to fight for a better world. I rise for my (and for our) kids. They are why I Keep Marching...
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How can we keep NC's kids smiling? Oral health matters for NC

May 11, 2018
Few things touch a parent’s heart like the smile of a child. Unfortunately, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of early childhood and the health consequences can be painful, lifelong, and even deadly. Here in North Carolina many families struggle to access oral health care. In focus...
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Marching in NC May 16th? Some things you need to know.

May 11, 2018
We are so glad you are able to come to Raleigh on May 16th for the March for Students and Rally for Respect. Below are some of the details you’ll want to know for the day of the march. Huge thanks to the NC Association of Educators (NCAE) for pulling most of this together! Agenda: 9:30 am- Meet at...
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Thousands of NC teachers & parents marching May 16. Join us!

May 11, 2018
When it comes to our kids, it’s personal. Every day the majority of North Carolina’s children spend most of their waking hours in our state’s public schools. Sadly, for the last decade NC’s schools have been consistently underfunded, leaving North Carolina ranked in the bottom half of the nation in...
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Chocolate, flowers and POWER

May 10, 2018
Know what I want for Mother’s Day? Chocolate, flowers, and ... a fully activated, empowered, growing, vibrant women’s movement to take back our nation. But this isn’t just a dream. We have you covered in the Mother’s Day gift department: You can give chocolate AND social change. Give the new Keep...
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NC school district closed for day of action? Resources to help!

May 10, 2018
On May 16th, thousands of NC teachers, parents, students, and public school supporters will be headed to Raleigh for the March for Students and the Rally for Respect. Why May 16th? Because it’s the first day of the 2018 legislative session and, as lawmakers reconvene to review the state budget,...
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NC: It's Election Day! Let's show them #MomsVote!

May 8, 2018
It's Election Day in NC, and we need all hands on deck! All across the state there are primary races for Congress, the NC General Assembly, sheriffs, school boards, county commissioners, clerks of court, and more. Sadly, turnout is often low in primaries in North Carolina, so your vote has the...
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