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No more book bans! Sign Now!

July 27, 2023
I had the benefit of an amazing public education growing up in Florida, but thanks to far right extremists in my state and across the nation, my kid and others’ freedom to learn and read is at risk and something has to be done. Moms, parents, teachers, and community leaders across the country are...
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Tell Congress, our kids deserve care!

July 26, 2023
As the parent of young children, I often hear the sentiment “enjoy every moment, it goes by in the blink of an eye” or “The days are long but the years are short.” I have to admit, even when I’m cleaning up a very expensive carton of eggs from the floor or changing my sixth diaper of the day, I know that I will somehow miss this time when my little ones want to cuddle up any chance they get, or enthusiastically sit down for storytime.
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Huge wins for moms and families this year!

July 25, 2023
It's music to our ears - HUGE WINS for New Hampshire moms and families in 2023 including: child care, maternal health care and more! Wow. What a year it's been! Since January, our MomsRising members have been speaking at press conferences and roundtables, testifying at hearings, and standing up for...
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SIGN NOW to Protect Head Start!

July 20, 2023
Children and families have gone through so many struggles in the past few years. Our nation’s littlest ones were born during a global pandemic and since then, families have had to navigate the care they and their children need in the face of unprecedented challenges.
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This Mama Shares How MomsRising Empowered Her to Become an Advocate

July 19, 2023
To-wen is a mom and journalist based in California. She has been a MomsRIsing member for a decade! Through the years, To-wen has participated in a number of MomsRising actions and was part of MomsRising's inaugural RISERS cohort in 2021-2022. We asked To-wen to share a bit about how her advocacy...
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Summer break shouldn't be breaking families - tell Congress now!

July 14, 2023
Summer is in full swing – kids are out of school and while we’d like it to be all popsicles, playgrounds, and making memories, the fact is: families in Iowa and across the country continue with the childcare struggle-juggle and rising costs make making ends meet more difficult than ever before.
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Danielle Wilson and Nancy Pelosi

The 2023-2024 National RISERS Fellowship Applications are OPEN!

July 12, 2023
Are you a parent or caregiver who has children or works with children ages five and under? Are you interested in helping lawmakers understand what families in the USA need? Are you interested in building power in your local community? If you answered YES to these questions then being a RISER might be for you! We’re excited to announce that the RISERS Parent Leadership program application period is now open for the 2023-2024 year!
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Meet our new Washington MomsForce Fellows!

July 7, 2023
Introducing our new cohort of powerful and dynamic Washington State MomsForce fellows!
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Story Shapers logo - Diverse Books for All Parent Ambassadors program

The Story Shapers National Parent Cohort

July 4, 2023
At such a critical time around the country for diverse books and the increase in book bans, we have been empowering families and caregivers to advocate in partnership with the Diverse Books for All coalition. States like Florida, Texas, South Carolina, and more have experienced active removal of...
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Butterflies and Other Ways to Say Migration is Beautiful

June 29, 2023
June is Immigrant Heritage Month but as a proud daughter of immigrants, I celebrate the contributions of immigrants EVERY DAY! And as a mother to children who are children of an immigrant, and grandchildren of immigrants, it is really important for me that they know how important immigrants are to...
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