July 11, 2014This speaks to being a mom, to paid family leave and in general to the way we view "poor" people and our ideas of how that person should be defined.
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June 27, 2014I never thought sending a Facebook “Friend Request” could impact me they way it did. One day on my Facebook wall, I noticed an organization called “DREAMers Moms”, so I sent them a friend request. I quickly received a response that they wanted me to come to a meeting in Miami, Florida. I was...
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June 26, 2014Do you have a second to sign a very important thank you card to the White House? Click here to sign on to the thank you card now! Why the card? Well, we (and you) just had a… drumroll please…. MAJOR VICTORY!
June 25, 2014One day in the early 1950s, my father’s folks loaded their kids into the car and took off down a central Indiana road for a picnic. My dad’s mom sat in the front seat, holding three month old Beverly, in her arms. As they turned a corner, an oncoming car smashed into them, killing baby Beverly...
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June 25, 2014MAJOR VICTORY! MomsRising.org's top policy priorities & members were prominently featured at the The White House Summit on Working Families--and also in their blog recap of Monday's Summit!
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June 24, 2014On Sunday, June 29th, my story in the form of the film “Documented” will be told to the nation on CNN. A large part of my story is that I haven’t seen my mother since August 1993.
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June 19, 2014Today, too many working Americans are falling further and further behind. Thanks to decades of failed policies, there just aren’t enough good jobs with good pay or access to quality, affordable child care and health care services for enough of America’s workers. How can we begin to fix this? It’s a...
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June 16, 2014With the swipe of a paintbrush or click of a camera, your child can make a difference in the fight to end poverty. Not only that, they have the chance to win exciting prizes, and have their artwork showcased in a national campaign. As part of our mission to build the political and public will to...
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June 11, 2014On Monday, June 23rd, MomsRising members from across the country are coming to Washington, D.C. to deliver kites to the President on how our families need a lift because outdated Mad Men-era, work place policies are hurting our families and our nation’s economic security.