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We need paid family leave that works for families, business, and our economy!

June 10, 2017
Yikes! We have a bizarre, tricky, and urgent situation with President Trump and paid family and medical leave -- and we need your help letting Congress know what’s going on so they aren’t fooled. The lowdown: While we were heartened that President Trump’s proposed budget recognized the need for...
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Let's Talk About LGBTQ Family Economic Security!

June 23, 2016
Join us on Wednesday, June 29th at 2pm ET for a #WellnessWed Twitter Storm about LGBTQ Family Economic Security!
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Keep Calm & Carry On With #PaidLeave4DC!

March 3, 2016
Get ready to break into a smile as you scroll down to see some fun pictures of DC MomsRising volunteers & their cute kids working on passing #PaidLeave4DC with hearts, glitter, targeted messaging, and superhero capes!
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We need to put FAMILY back into DC Paid Family Leave!

February 29, 2016
The DC Universal Paid Leave Act underwent some dangerous cuts. It's up to us to make sure the bill is restored to the type of paid family leave DC families need!
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Remarks by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner at 2018 Women’s March #PowerToThePolls Rally

January 22, 2018
Editor's note: MomsRising's CEO/Executive Director, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, delivered a powerful message at the Women's March Anniversary event in Las Vegas this past weekend. Check out the Facebook Live video of her remarks as well as the written remarks below. Hello out there! Everyone is...
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Could FMLA get better? You bet Jurassican! #FMLA25

January 18, 2018
Back in 1993 two HUGE things happened. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was signed into law and the movie Jurassic Park broke box office records. Now, 25 years later Jurassic Park will see its second reboot--with new and improved dinosaurs and modernized special effects! But our UNPAID...
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Things I wish my employer knew about maternity leave

December 21, 2017
With a newborn, the days are long but the years are short. My baby turned ten weeks this past weekend. Which means I have two more weeks of maternity leave. Yes, I am on maternity leave. No, maternity leave is not a vacation. To the employers who consider maternity leave is for fun or moms on...
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(Un)happy anniversary, DC!

December 20, 2017
Today marks exactly one year since the DC Council voted to pass the Universal Paid Leave Act. I wish I could say we were still celebrating and preparing for its implementation, but instead we need to protect the law from being repealed and replaced with a weak and harmful alternative.
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Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book Launch

December 11, 2017
We at MomsRising are excited to share our first Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book with you! It’s for partners, legislators and everyday folks who want to learn more about the problematic state of maternal morbidity/mortality in our nation. The book also serves as an advocacy tool to...
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Nueva York ha aprobado una fantástica ley de licencia familiar pagada

December 8, 2017
Atención madres de Nueva York! Nueva York ha aprobado una fantástica ley de licencia familiar pagada que comienza el 1 de enero de 2018. Para obtener más información, visite A Better Balance o llame al 1-833-633-3222. ¿Qué hace la ley de licencia familiar pagada para las nuevas mamás? La ley...
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