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We Are MomsRising, Cyndi from Indiana

August 1, 2018
In our second installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Cyndi in Indiana who benefited from the Affordable Care Act. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . Without the [Affordable Care Act], my whole family would have lost our...
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We Are MomsRising, Heather from Alabama

July 25, 2018
In our first installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Heather in Alabama who benefited from SNAP (food stamps). Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . “In 2010, I suddenly found myself in an unexpected divorce. I was working...
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Everything You Need to Know About We Are MomsRising!

July 24, 2018
I don’t know about you, but lately the doom and gloom of politics makes my head spin. It is hard to not only keep up with what is happening but also on what to make of it all. When everything feels like it is going wrong, it is more important than ever to find moments of inspiration. For me, one of...
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#5Actions Round Up for the Week! June 29, 2018 edition

June 29, 2018
It's been a week, friends. As we head into the weekend, our urgent message to you is that we are powerful, and our voices matter. This week we're speaking out about immigration, and celebrating some inspiring wins. We're also sharing helpful ways to support immigrants in your community, and a...
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QUICK ACTION NEEDED to protect food stamps!

June 22, 2018
I know the world feels chaotic right now with everything happening on the news (not to mention getting your kids ready for summer!) —and there’s a lot to keep track of. It’s easy to feel down and helpless. But that’s why MomsRising is here—to remind you of how powerful your voice is and what a...
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SIGN OUR LETTER: Repeal tax cuts for 1% and Wall Street!

June 20, 2018
Today we are marking the six month anniversary of the passage of the disastrous Trump-GOP Tax Plan. Who have the winners been? Millionaires, billionaires, and mega-corporations. Who have the losers been? Me, you, America’s working families, and our economy. But it doesn’t have to be this way! The...
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The Human Needs Report: Immigration bills in the House, a better bill for SNAP, FY19 spending, and more

June 19, 2018
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on immigration bills in the House, advocates fighting to stop family separations at the border, a better bill for SNAP, a spending cuts package, and FY19 spending work.
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Tell Gov. Snyder: VETO Medicaid work requirements bill!

June 7, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: The Michigan Legislature has passed their terrible, horrible, harmful, and unnecessary Medicaid work requirements bill , and it will be heading to Governor Snyder’s desk in the coming days. This is our last chance to speak out and stop this bill, which would take away the health care...
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Moms Summit recap!

May 29, 2018
In celebration of Mother’s Day 2018, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi hosted a Moms Summit: Addressing the Needs of America’s Families. Leader Pelosi reached out to invite MomsRising's executive director, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, to be among the leaders speaking at the event, and to invite...
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My Remarks on the GOP Farm Bill and SNAP

May 23, 2018
Good afternoon and thank you for having me here to share my story. My name is Sandy Waters and I live here in Washington, DC. I know that imposing work requirements for SNAP beneficiaries would crush hardworking individuals and families – because that’s what would have happened to me. Watch Sandy...
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