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Childcare & Early Education

Child care is a movement and this is our moment

June 17, 2024
There was a time not that long ago where child care was essentially ignored as a national crisis even though this system has been broken for decades. For too long child care has been unaffordable and unattainable for too many families with many paying a third of their take home pay to child care...
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Make voting for child care your love language!

June 4, 2024
Already, too many families report paying a third of their take home pay to child care and across the country, the annual price of infant child care often exceeds the annual cost of in‑state tuition at a public four‑year university. The good news is that because of the actions you have taken to lift our collective voices for child care, this issue is finally at the forefront of national consciousness where it belongs!
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‘Honored and Grateful’ to Receive Generous Multi-Year Grant from Pivotal, MomsRising Education Fund Leader Says

May 28, 2024
Leading Moms Group Will Use Funding Support from Melinda French Gates to Mobilize Moms to Advance Paid Leave, Affordable Child Care, Reproductive Justice The MomsRising Education Fund announced today that it is receiving generous multi-year funding from Pivotal as a part of Melinda French Gates’...
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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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Policy Heroes: Building the Care Infrastructure and Economy

Sharing Your Care Stories for Mother's Day!

May 7, 2024
This Mother’s Day, as we’re celebrating the many ways that moms power the U.S. (and all of us!), we’re sharing powerful care stories with every member of Congress so they know why these policies are important. We're delivering our storybook, "Policy Heroes: Building the Care Infrastructure and Economy" to the White House and every member of Congress
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MomsRising's Mom Power Bootcamp 2024!

May 3, 2024
MomsRising invited 41 of our powerful mom leaders from 25 states across the country to join us for our Mom Power Bootcamp 2024! We brought together moms, advocates, Fellows, Fellow Alumni, and other engaged volunteers from across the country to share their stories and develop critical leadership and momentum-building advocacy skills in early education and other key care issues that affect families with young children.
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Child Care is a Mess: Is anyone listening to moms?

April 30, 2024
A few weeks ago, my nail artist came back to work from maternity leave. I was so excited to have my nails done for the first time in months but that excitement was drained away when she told me her child care problem. Shanna, my nail artist who prefers not to use her last name, asked me if I had...
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Top Actions of the Past Week: Saturday, April 6, 2024

April 6, 2024
Tell Congress to fund programs that boost families! We’re excited that President Biden has listened to the voices of moms and families and is planning to make major positive investments in his FY2025 budget including: child care, paid family and medical leave, the Child Tax Credit, maternal health...
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Caring Stories

March 20, 2024
Moms and parents across the country are rising up to share their stories, once again demonstrating that a care economy and a country that prioritizes and invests in care is the path to prosperity. Policies like affordable childcare, nutrition supplements like affordable child care, Paid Family and...
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