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Small Moments, Big Impact: New App For Parents

March 19, 2020
As a new mom, I remember being overwhelmed with the uncertainty, worries and complex emotions that all came with motherhood. However, I struggled to find a resource that captured those issues. Small Moments, Big Impact (SMBI) is a smartphone app created by health care providers, public media...
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We need access to affordable, high-quality child care!

March 2, 2020
Right now, Congress has a solution right in front of them: The Child Care for Working Families Act is a comprehensive solution that would expand access to affordable, high-quality childcare and pre-K for families while improving compensation and training for the childcare workforce.
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Mom bears witness: Your February MOMentum

February 29, 2020
WOW - with all the actions taken, events accomplished, and donations given, we felt the love in February! Particularly powerful: MomsRising member Angelica testified before Congress about the child care crisis we face in this country, sharing her personal story as a single mom. Check it out, and...
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Book talk on Child Care Crisis in NYC: Join Us!

January 27, 2020
When I had my first baby, I was working outside the home, and I had to take an unpaid leave which put a dent in our family savings and resources. When it came time to go back to work, we were lucky enough to have family support for child care. Without my Mami, aka Abuela, providing full time care...
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LAST #5Actions of 2019!

December 26, 2019
It has been an historic week. Thank you to all who joined our call demanding that the U.S. Congress protect our elections and our democracy by holding President Trump accountable for his abuse of power and his undeniable obstruction of the congressional investigation. Read our press release on...
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Tell Trump Administration: DO NOT use taxpayer dollars for hateful discrimination!

December 12, 2019
Add your name! We're sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, urging them to reject a Trump Administration proposal to legalize anti-LGBTQ and other discrimination.
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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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