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October 26, 2022
Fall has arrived and while school, Halloween costume hunting, and pumpkin-picking are all in full swing, families are still having a hard time accessing affordable childcare. The good news is that for many families, there is now more access to affordable childcare than ever before! Can you help us...
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Families are tired of being ghosted by Congress on child care!

October 25, 2022
It’s the spooky season – and the scariest thing I’ve seen this year isn’t ghouls, zombies, or vampires. The bone chilling fright this year is that Congress keeps ghosting us on child care solutions . After exploring solutions the last few years to fix our fragile child care system, our elected...
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Childcare-Themed Halloween Coloring Sheet

What's Scarier than Halloween? Not Taking Action on Expanding Childcare!

October 19, 2022
October: a time for leaves changing, windy weather, and of course - Halloween! A great time of year for kids and their families alike to enjoy fun costumes, sweet treats, and the general spookiness of autumn. Something scarier than this upcoming holiday may be the state of child care in this...
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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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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, September 30, 2022

September 30, 2022
It’s Fall Y’all! As someone who lives in the south and had to deal with a very warm summer with lots of temperatures above 100, I can’t tell you how excited I am for sweater weather with cooler temps, changing colors, and all the things that come along with the autumnal season. It’s also a very...
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CNN OPINION: The harsh reality conservatives refuse to acknowledge

September 19, 2022
In a powerful CNN Opinion, MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner argues that, as the midterm elections approach, moms are a motivated voting force, and only one party is prioritizing issues that matter most to moms and families.
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, September 16, 2022

September 16, 2022
Your voice is as important as ever, and we have several actions on a wide range of topics that we need your help with in this week’s #5Actions. You can make a difference by signing these actions and sharing your stories on issues like student loan forgiveness, marriage equality, the importance of...
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Quick signature: Do Not Let Families Lose Critical Home Visiting Services

September 13, 2022
Those earliest moments with our babies are some of the most magical, full of firsts—first breath, first smile, first step. Supporting new moms and birthing people and their babies during those magical moments is critical for strengthening our communities and promoting positive parent-child...
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Sometimes we as moms don’t realize just how important our role is – the seriousness of keeping another mammal alive.

New Motherhood Lessons from the Border Collies

August 17, 2022
I live (and work) with a herd of animals – horses, dogs, chickens and more. I spend long hours with them, learning their way of life, their state of being, and their patterns in relationships – including motherhood. In June, we welcomed a beautiful litter of six healthy Border Collie pups. (That...
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New Yorkers: Find out if you qualify for child care subsidies

August 17, 2022
Good news for families across New York State: expanded eligibility for child care subsidies is here! In simple terms, this means that the income eligibility for child care subsidies has expanded! As of August 1st, in New York, families of 2 earning up to $54,930 and families of four earning up to $...
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