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QUICK SIGNATURE for Black Women's Equal Pay Day!

August 7, 2018
It’s happening. Again! And it’s not good. I’m talking about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day – August 7th. This is the day that lifts up the outrageous fact that Black women in the United States earn only 63 cents on the dollar compared to White men. The wage gap between White men and Black women hasn’t...
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We Are MomsRising!

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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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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Urge the Portland City Council to pass paid sick days!

July 17, 2018
Urge the Portland City Council to pass a universal earned sick days ordinance that doesn't leave out certain workers or families!
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In need of some good news? You're in luck!

July 5, 2018
The Albuquerque City Council is considering paid sick days legislation this session and we have an opportunity to influence the scope and strength of the ordinance.
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Sign NOW to protect SNAP!

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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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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Hip hip hooray for equal pay: Washington's new equal pay law takes effect today

June 7, 2018
Washington! You did it! Today, the Equal Pay Opportunity Act became law! This just-enacted-law means three big changes to your rights and protections in the workplace: Protects the right of workers to share their wage or salary information with co-workers without fear of retaliation Creates a new...
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