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Tax Billionaires

April 18, 2022
We are moving full steam ahead on making sure our elected leaders pass high-quality, affordable childcare and pre-K, maternal health programs, nutrition supports, home- and community-based services, and paid leave for all. But all of that takes $$$. That’s why it’s a perfect time to make sure the wealthy and mega-corporations are paying their fair share!
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Top #5Actions for Black Maternal Health Week: Friday, April 15, 2022

April 14, 2022
Please join MomsRising in celebrating Black Maternal Health Week !!! Founded by our partners at the Black Mamas Matter Alliance , Black Maternal Health Week is a week of awareness, activism, and community building where the voices of Black Mamas are centered. It is also a great opportunity to call...
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Tax Day action needed on the Child Tax Credit!

April 13, 2022
Did you know Tax Day is next Monday (April 18th)? I know….it really creeped up on me this year as well! This is the perfect opportunity for us to spread the word about our values, our concerns, and what our families really, truly need: Congress to take action to make sure billionaires pay their fair share in taxes AND extend the monthly Child Tax Credit checks.
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Baby held by a caregiver, being fed from a baby bottle

Families Nationwide Are Having Trouble Finding Baby Formula

April 12, 2022
My son is 7 months old and drinks a combination of breastmilk and formula. A few weeks ago, I went to buy more formula. After striking out at two stores, I stood in the aisle of BJs and started to panic. The shelves were completely empty of all Similac formula, including Similac Pro-Sensitive,...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 8, 2022

April 8, 2022
We’re celebrating the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court this week. This is a historic, meaningful moment that will make our highest court more reflective of our country’s rich diversity. You can read our statement here. (And big thanks go to YOU for helping to...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 1, 2022

April 1, 2022
It’s April Fools Day, but we’re serious that there are lots of important actions you can quickly take to stand up for women and families! Next week is going to be a very busy week in Washington with discussions ramping up again about what may be included in the next economic package. You can help...
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President Biden, it's time for student debt relief!

March 31, 2022
Advancing our education in hopes of a stable future shouldn’t result in decades of financial hardship. While running for President, Joe Biden promised to cancel student loan debt, and it’s time to get the job done.
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MomsRising member Rosa Walker and her family

MomsRising Member Testifies Before Congress: "We simply can’t anymore: We are at the end of our ropes."

March 25, 2022
MomsRising member Rosa Walker testified before a House Budget Committee, Hearing on Ensuring Women Can Thrive in a Post-Pandemic Economy, about the investments Congress must make in order to help families like hers recover from the pandemic. When you support MomsRising, you help lift the voices of moms and families, like Rosa Walker!
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, March 25, 2022

March 25, 2022
Watching the U.S. Senate confirmation hearings this week for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for U.S. Supreme Court Justice have been equal parts inspiring and frustrating. There have been times when I have wanted to stand up and cheer for Judge Jackson – and times when I’ve wanted to rage and throw...
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No Action is Too Small WA Leg Session 2022

2022 Washington State Legislative Session Wrap-Up

March 16, 2022
In December 2021, we announced a bold legislative agenda that built upon our wins for families, mothers, and caregivers. We set out to ask our lawmakers to expand on historic wins and to continue to put equity at the forefront of new legislation. Many of us tracked what was happening at momsrising...
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