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Fact of the Week: More than 80 percent of critical human needs programs have lost ground since 2010

May 24, 2017
Minority health programs cut by 10 percent. Juvenile justice programs cut nearly in half. Housing for the elderly cut by 46 percent; housing for people with disabilities cut nearly 57 percent. Job training to assist ex-offenders reintegrating into their communities cut nearly 28 percent. Out of the...
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Sign on—If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re on the menu.

May 23, 2017
Awful doesn’t even come close to describing it. The American Health Care Act (AHCA/Trumpcare) bill, which recently passed the U.S. House, is a disaster for women's health. It cuts 24 million people from health care and puts pregnancy—among other things—on the pre-existing condition list, which is...
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MomsRising Endorses 'Washington Won’t Discriminate'

May 15, 2017
MomsRising has joined more than 500 elected officials and leaders in education, business, faith communities, law enforcement, and women’s safety in endorsing Washington Won’t Discriminate, the campaign to stop I-1552 and protect our transgender family, friends and neighbors from discrimination.
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Heads up: RESULTS from our Liberty & Justice Mother's Day project!

May 13, 2017
MomsRising had a powerful action in honor of Mother’s Day last week which highlighted the importance immigrant & Muslim families in our communities and economy — and called on leaders to lift democracy, as well as liberty and justice for everyone in our nation. See below for pictures (scroll...
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It’s Time For White Parents Of White Kids To Bring The Resistance Home

May 10, 2017
Recently, I joined more than 1,000 people in Park Slope, Brooklyn at a community meeting convened to resist Trump’s agenda. One of the speakers was Hebh Jamal, a 17-year-old Muslim student who led a citywide student walkout to protest the travel ban and Trump’s anti-immigrant policies. She’s also a...

Moms Delivering Thousands of Mini Statue of Liberty Figures to Trump, Sessions, and U.S. Senate

May 9, 2017
Moms with Strollers, Marching Band to Deliver Mini Statue of Liberty Figures to Trump, Sessions and U.S. Senate on Friday to Raise Importance of Freedom, Liberty and Justice for Our Children’s Future On Friday, May 12th, ahead of Mother's Day, members of MomsRising and other groups will deliver...
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Human Needs Report: Advocates denounce ACA repeal bill, FY17 spending bill avoids a shutdown, FY18 budgets and more

May 8, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released the latest edition of the Human Needs Report , a regular newsletter on national policy issues affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on the House ACA repeal vote, the FY17 spending bill that avoided a shutdown, FY18 budgets,...
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U.S. House Passes Terrible Health Care Bill - Here’s what you can do about it!

May 4, 2017
A shameful and grossly irresponsible act just happened in the U.S. House of Representatives—and we need everyone to raise their voices in outrage! What happened? 217 members of Congress voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA)/Trumpcare which will take health insurance coverage away from...
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Keep calling! Protect our health care!

May 4, 2017
We need to keep up the pressure! The U.S. House is voting TODAY to repeal the Affordable Care Act, decimate funding for our nation’s cherished Medicaid program, and gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions. → It is so important for you to call 1-888-668-8919 right now and make your...
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Ivanka's Promise

May 2, 2017
Ivanka Trump is set to release her new book today — Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success . Earlier this year, we were happy to welcome Ivanka to the federal government where hundreds of thousands of union members tirelessly serve our country each and every day. As a senior adviser to her...
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