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How Medicaid Expansion Improved the Life of Idaho Mother Raising Two Children with Disabilities on Her Own

January 27, 2020
My name is Anita, I’m a single mother to two children with disabilities and work as a caregiver making $13 an hour in an assisted living facility. While I love my job dearly, it hasn’t provided health benefits. Last Wednesday on January 1st, that all changed when I finally got health coverage for the first time in six years through Medicaid.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Jan 24, 2020

January 24, 2020
What a week. Have you been glued to the impeachment trial? Historic. Also last week: the Women's March in DC, and at hundreds of locations around the country. Also historic. We are making history, friends. That's why every action you take is so critical. And sharing actions with family and friends...
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¡Inscríbete AHORA para participar en nuestro Día de Promoción en Olympia!

January 23, 2020
¡Estaremos reuniendo a una FUERZA de mamás en el capitolio del estado en Olympia el lunes, 27 de enero, y queremos que estés presente! Este día de promoción gratis y apto para toda la familia estará lleno del poder de las mamás y nos ayudará crear “MOM-entum” para la legión legislativa 2020! ¿...
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Join the January #KeepMarching Online Meeting!

January 23, 2020
2020 is going to be huge. Here are MomsRising, we are refreshed and ready to GO, FIGHT, and WIN BIG on the most critical issues today impacting our families and communities. And we know you're ready, too! To help get everyone's heads in the right space for the work ahead, we have organized an...
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Paid leave is a racial justice issue

January 13, 2020
Since 2013, Families of Color Seattle has worked to build a loving community for Black, Brown, and Indigenous families in Seattle. Our work has connected 3,000+ families through parent affinity groups, workshops, community events, and more. As an organization dedicated to supporting families of...
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[VIDEO] YOU Are Our Superpower!

December 26, 2019
Like a flame, passion needs fuel to keep burning. At MomsRising, we are on FIRE about opening avenues for women, moms, and families to rise! For over 10 years, we’ve been on the front lines making progress on the issues that matter most to America’s families — healthcare, gun safety, fair pay,...
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Year Round Meals Help Prevent Child Hunger During Holidays

December 20, 2019
In North Carolina, the harsh reality for many children in our state of agricultural abundance is: The cupboards at home are bare and refrigerators are not over-stocked. Kids rely on school meals. But what happens during the holidays?
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The CHN Human Needs Report: Final spending bills, parental leave for federal workers, ACA's future, and more

December 20, 2019
The highlights - and lowlights - of the FY20 spending package. Paid parental leave for federal workers. A ruling against the ACA. Efforts to preserve SNAP and immigration benefits. All this and more in the Coalition on Human Needs' latest Human Needs Report.
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2019 Year In Review: MOMentum Wins!

December 15, 2019
From start to finish, 2019 has been a year of rip-roaring, unstoppable, joyful MOMentum! Just to name a few of the major wins we accomplished together this year: MomsRising leads a coalition that won commitments from major national and regional banks to quit financing private prisons, including the...
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States Can Boost WIC, Improve Outcomes for Low-Income Women, Young Children

December 9, 2019
State policymakers can do more to ensure that low-income women and young children participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Just over half of those eligible currently participate, despite WIC’s well-documented role in improving birth, diet,...
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