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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018
This week all of our thoughts are with those in the path of Hurricane Florence. Many of our MomsRising staff and members are in the path of the storm, and we know first-hand how intense the experience can be. We are thinking of you today. Please see this week's list of top actions below, including...
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Take Action TODAY to Protect SNAP!

September 13, 2018
It’s crunch time in terms of securing a Farm Bill that protects SNAP (food stamps) and we need all the help we can get to ramp up energy and make sure our voices are heard by our elected officials! This is an urgent matter: 1 in 6 children in our nation are experiencing food insecurity and we can’t...
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Quick Signature to Say NO to FEMA funds for Family Separation!

September 12, 2018
With Hurricane Florence on our doorstep, we’ve learned that t he Trump administration has diverted $10 million from FEMA ‘response and recovery’ to spend on ICE incarceration . This diversion of precious funding from disaster relief in order to pay for the separation and incarceration of families...
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We Are MomsRising, Te'Jal from Ohio

September 6, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Te’Jal in Ohio about what it is like to be a mom in 2018. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . We didn't have any [high-quality early learning] programs that met our standards...
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We Are MomsRising, Nina from Arizona

August 28, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Nina in Arizona about how being able to access affordable health insurance (thanks to the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare!) helped her and her son. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog...
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We Are MomsRising, Rebecca from New Hampshire

August 23, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Rebecca in New Hampshire about celebrating National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . To learn more about National Breastfeeding Awareness...
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We Are MomsRising, Marysol from California

August 15, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Marysol in California about her experience of finding childcare for her two kiddos. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . I’m a mother of two. I have a six year old daughter and...
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TELL CONGRESS: No more tax cuts for the 1%!

August 13, 2018
Brainstorm with me for a second….what are some things the moms of America need? -Paid family and medical leave -Quality, affordable childcare and healthcare -Good schools and parks for our kids Here is one thing the moms of America definitely DON’T need: Another GOP-Trump Tax Scam that benefits the...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018
We know you are busy with summer vacations and in some parts of the country getting kids back to school, so that’s why we provide the top #5Actions for the week for you to review and take action. This week, we need your help in stopping the spread of 3D guns, protecting SNAP, and preventing even...
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We Are MomsRising, Sheri from Iowa

August 6, 2018
In our third installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Sheri in Iowa who used SNAP while being a single mom and being in school. She recently graduated this May. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post. There is this myth that people...
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