April 4, 2018We have to be the agents of the kind of change that strengthens our nation by including all our people in the opportunities for progress. Dr. King knew that, striving to bring together sanitation workers, laborers, farm workers, the labor movement, young people, and people of faith and conscience to call upon government to tear down the legal and economic barriers to full participation.
Families & The Federal Budget
March 29, 2018Read on for the highs and lows in the FY18 omnibus spending package, the future of the Farm Bill, and a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
Childcare & Early Education Families & The Federal Budget Gun Safety Health Care Immigration Paid Family Leave Paid Sick Days Politics & Policy Realistic & Fair Wages
March 29, 2018Congressional leaders are mulling what to do for the rest of the year. We have a list of ideas for them, but we want to hear from you.
Fact of the Week: Only 1 in 4 unemployed workers receives unemployment insurance, a near historic low
March 15, 2018Only 27 percent of unemployed workers received unemployment insurance in 2016 – a near historic low – according to a recent report from the National Employment Law Project (NELP). The report also found that the percentage of jobless workers receiving unemployment insurance (UI) has declined by 25...
March 9, 2018Daniela Gonzalez is a mother of two who lives in Jackson, Mississippi. She graduated from middle and high school in Jackson and is now enrolled in paralegal training classes and pursuing her college degree. Daniela is deeply engaged with the Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance (MIRA) fighting for...
The Human Needs Report: Spending and budget work, immigration proposals, gun control measures, and more
March 5, 2018The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report, with the latest on Congress’s spending and budget work, immigration proposals, gun control measures, and much more.
February 23, 2018Did you know stories are one of our most powerful tools for changing hearts and minds? Stories are personal, they're real, and they really paint the picture of what's really happening on the ground. MomsRising has brought your stories around the importance of healthcare, early learning and food...
February 20, 2018The Coalition on Human Needs just released a special edition of the Human Needs Report focusing on President Trump’s FY19 budget request, including sections on select departmental budgets.
February 19, 2018There is a lot of lip service paid to the concept of family friendly policies. Other times the word family is avoided all together, in favor of terms like two-generation programming, so as to avoid the nuances of what family means. However, whether you say it or don't say it, according to data...
February 9, 2018The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report, with the latest on Congress’s spending and budget work, President Trump’s FY19 budget, immigration, work requirements, and more.