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Your Signature Needed on the Week's Top 5 Actions! 12/6/2019

December 9, 2019
It's the last month of the year, and of the decade. Wow. While time may go quickly, our movement to demand an economy that works for women and families will have lasting, enduring impact. And it's built by the individual actions of fired-up people like you. Please scroll down for our latest list of...
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Want to get kids the BEST deal this Black Friday? Help them get affordable child care!

November 25, 2019
This Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year: Black Friday. Maybe you’ll witness an unfortunate stampede for that amazing deal on a big screen tv, or perhaps you’ll finally get that pressure cooker you’ve been seeing all over Facebook. For many families, though, the best deal they could...
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This Week's Top #5Actions! Nov. 22, 2019

November 23, 2019
As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday next week, we are super grateful for all of our MomsRising members and all that you do. Please take a minute to check out our latest list of actions. We are fighting for Equal Pay, Protecting SNAP and reducing the amount of young people in prison. Here's the...
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Know Your Rights! Facts on health & nutrition for immigrants

November 19, 2019
The Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Campaign is dedicated to protecting immigrants and their families’ access to health care, nutrition programs, public services and economic supports. This month we’ve published three new community education resources to give communities the information they...
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New Podcast: Democracy Revival!

November 19, 2019
On the #RADIO show this week we cover how your voice is needed to lift healthcare coverage and the Safe Step Act. And discuss the powerful work of Black Voters Matter. There is some lively conversation on what you can do to stop the unfair cradle to prison pipeline. There’s also discourse on rise...
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Top #5Actions of the Week: Nov. 15, 2019. Have You Signed?

November 16, 2019
The headlines this week have been hard. There’s so much need for our voices, and for your voice. So we want to start into the weekend by sharing our gratitude with you for all you’re doing to make our nation a better place for everyone. This week's list of top actions includes urgent calls around...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: November 1, 2019

November 1, 2019
Happy Halloween Week! Know what's scarier than a bump in the night? Not speaking out about issues that matter to women and families! Please checkout our list of top 5 Actions from the past week below, which makes it easy to scroll and catch up. Please be sure to share this with family and friends...
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20 Years of Turning the Lights On for Afterschool

October 25, 2019
For 20 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been organizing a celebration and rally for afterschool programs each October. Moms lead the way on these events, because they know how important it is that their kids have safe, supervised, educational activities each afternoon, after the school day ends...
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RSVP Today: Free Brunch with MomsRising in Chicago!

October 25, 2019
Dear Friends, You’re invited to a FREE family event this Sunday October 27th from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at Middle Brow Bungalow in Chicago. The event will feature live musical entertainment from Little Parade Music , free face painting, free t-shirts, coloring books, and a free delicious breakfast...
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The Child Care Crisis is an Issue for Young Voters, Too

October 25, 2019
The 2018 elections succeeded in yielding the highest young voter turnout for a midterm election in the past 25 years. The upward trend continues as a new Harvard study shows that 43% of young people are likely to vote in the primaries for the 2020 presidential race, compared to just 36% in 2016...
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