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How MomsRising Shares Stories with Decision Makers

May 17, 2024
MomsRising regularly shares stories from our volunteers with members of Congress, state legislators, and other decision makers. From written stories, to videos, to in-person meetings—our overarching goal is to lift and amplify the voices of our members in every step of the policymaking process. rep...
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Let’s get government agencies to work together to help protect immigrant family caregivers!

May 16, 2024
Not only are immigrants 27 percent of the direct care workforce, including home health aides, personal health aides, and nursing assistants, many immigrants are caring for family members as well. "My wife is my caregiver. I am a U.S. Army Disabled Veteran and USCIS does not want to grant her...
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Letter: The gift of immigrants adds value to society

May 14, 2024
Letters to the editor are a powerful, and high-profile, way to influence both lawmakers and fellow voters in your local community. Writing a letter to the editor is an effective way to express an issue that’s important to you and reach a wider audience. The letters to the editor section is among...
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Dr. Pooja Lakshmin on Perinatal Mental Health

May 10, 2024
On May 1st, World Maternal Health Day, I sat down with Dr. Pooja Lakshmin to discuss the mental health challenges that often come with giving birth. Dr. Lakshmin, a perinatal psychiatrist and bestselling author of Real Self Care: A Transformative Program for Redefining Wellness (Crystals, Cleanses...
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Invest in the Counseling Not Criminalization Act

May 14, 2024
Our school systems should be environments that encourage children to grow in both their mental and emotional abilities. Safe school settings should inspire children to express themselves and grow. Four years ago, the pandemic exacerbated the mental and emotional crisis among our young people,...
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Rep. Porter, Rep. Pressley, and Rep. Bush Introduce the Community Safety Agenda

RECAP: Congress Introduces Vital Alternatives to Community Safety Legislation

May 10, 2024
On April 16, 2024, in partnership with the Community Safety Working Group, MomsRising stood with Representative Cori Bush (D-MO), Representative Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Representative Katie Porter (D-CA) to present the introduction of the 2024 Community Safety Agenda. This press conference...
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Tell Congress: Power moms - Pass care policies in honor of Mother’s Day!

May 7, 2024
This Mother’s Day, as we celebrate the many, many ways that moms power the U.S. (and all of us!), we’re calling on Congress to power moms by passing care policies! Tell Congress: Power moms - Pass care policies in honor of Mother’s Day! What happened? Together, we’ve championed AND PASSED many...
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April Update: Mom Power Bootcamp Highlights & More!

May 3, 2024
From moving the narrative and building momentum at the highest levels of our national leadership to child care wins, training volunteers, amplifying moms’ voices in the media, and saving moms' lives, your support is ushering in a vibrant transformation to our movement.
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