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Story time: The fall of Roe v Wade did not silence us. It activated us.

November 15, 2022
Why is abortion critical for moms? America’s moms were faced with the unthinkable reality when the U.S. Supreme Court relegated our autonomy to the states, making our ability to access the reproductive health care we needed almost impossible. Everything changed for every woman, every family, and...
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MomsRising Beacon Carolyn Solitaire

Listening for a Change: Meet Carolyn

December 12, 2022
“I’m used to being in places where you’re not appreciated…being with MomsRising, I’m appreciated”
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Domestic Violence Awareness Includes Stories Of Homelessness: Here's Mine

November 28, 2022
I was a homeless preteen for an amount of time that trauma won’t allow me to properly timestamp. For years I blamed my mother for her “bad decisions.” I had a hard time not examining myself as a spawn of irresponsibility. But, life experience has allowed me to reclassify this memory. My mother was...
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Help from an ACA Navigator gave my family peace of mind.

October 19, 2022
My name is Ansley, I live in NH, and I’m a proud stepmom. In the spring of 2021 our family lost employer provided health insurance due to slowdowns because of the pandemic. At about $2000 a month COBRA wasn’t an option for us on top of other bills we were juggling to pay. Like millions of other...
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Access to healthcare can give a family hope

October 19, 2022
My name is Amber MacQuarrie, I’m a single mom of two kids, and I would like to tell you what having access to healthcare has done for us. Healthcare is the reason my kids have a mother, at least twice over. It’s the reason my 9 year old daughter can now walk and no longer needs her wheelchair. It's...
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Momsrising RISER Jacqeline at the Capitol

This Child Care Champion has LEVELED UP!

October 19, 2022
"I love you ladies... If it wasn't for y'all, our stories would not be heard."
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TBear Rising: An Interview with Volunteer Super Mom Organizer Toshia

October 14, 2022
"I’ve always been the 'introverted quiet girl' and I learned being quiet is a great way to truly listen to people, listen to what they left unsaid and truly find the connection between us all."
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MomsRising Beacon Gillian Astarita

The Perfect Thing at the Perfect Time: An Interview with MomsRising Beacon Gillian

September 30, 2022
"I am the commissioner of two fantasy football leagues, one of which I started just so I could play against my husband twice a year."
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MomsRising member Angelina Scott and her husband, Matthew.

Do our elected leaders know how it feels to choose between food and medicine? I do.

August 30, 2022
"I’ll never forget stumbling into my pharmacy one day, my blood pressure soaring. I could barely see. I asked the pharmacist: Could you just give me a couple pills? Just five or six, until my next paycheck comes in? I'm scared."
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MomsRising Beacon Alison and her daughter

All the Things, All At Once: An Interview with MomsRising Beacon Alison

July 18, 2022
"People tell me everything. All kinds of secrets."
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