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5 Years Without Justice is Enough

February 8, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017 was the fifth anniversary of the killing of Ramarley Graham. Five years ago, 18 year old Ramarley was gunned down in his own home by NYPD Officer Haste. Police officers followed Ramarley, broke into his home without a warrant and shot him dead in front of his grandmother...
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Still We Rise: 9 Amazing Ways YOU Made an Impact for Women and Families in 2016

February 3, 2017
Before we get too far into the New Year, I wanted to take a moment to thank our MomsRising supporters for powering incredible MOMentum in 2016. Looking back, it wasn’t that long ago that women’s and family economic security -- from paid family leave to equal pay – were barely part of the political...
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ACT NOW: Reject Betsy DeVos' nomination for Secretary of Education!

January 30, 2017
Betsy DeVos in charge of my child’s education scares me. When questioned by the Senate committee she could not answer basic questions about education policy and declined to commit to protecting funds for public schools. She would not commit enforcing gun-free zones at schools, to enforcing laws designed to prevent and punish sexual assault on college campuses, and to supporting measures that would help ensure that children with disabilities are well-served by our schools.
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Justice for Ramarley Graham

January 19, 2017
“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Junior On Martin Luther King Day this past Monday, people around the country paid tribute to the legacy of a now celebrated leader who fought vehemently for equality, accountability and the...
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Attending a #WomensMarch? Download free signs to show what you're rising for!

January 15, 2017
Why do you rise? Show others which issues you're most passionate about with our free signs, below! Check out versions in both color and black/white. Click on each for a link to a full-resolution download. Don't forget to print the MomsRising logo for the back of your sign too, so you can help...
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#YesWeCan and #YesWeDid – Say farewell & thank-you to the Obamas!

January 13, 2017
Submit your very own thank-you note to President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. We'll deliver it to the White House before they leave office!
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"You may not get hit with the bullet, but it still hurts you."

December 20, 2016
My name is Alton Lucas, and I lost two people dear to me to gun violence – my dad and my nephew. I know gun safety is a hot-button issue that’s all over the news these days. But if there’s one organization that I trust to bring people to the table to actually make change – it’s MomsRising. I live...
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Demand Justice in the Shooting of Walter Scott

December 12, 2016
In April 2015, we witnessed one of the worst videos of police murder ever captured on a cell phone. An unarmed Walter Scott was shot 8 times in the back while running away from South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager. To further add to this harrowing situation, Office Slager is seen planting...
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NYC City Hall: Activists Urge Lawmakers To Pass Right to Know Act

December 12, 2016
Today, MomsRising, Girls for Gender Equity, w omen, trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers anchored a presser at City Hall to call on Council to pass the Right To Know Act. I n communities across the city, women and trans* and gender non-conforming New Yorkers face gender-specific humiliation...
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Keep Pounding

December 9, 2016
How Grassroots Organizing and Popular Protest Defeated NC’s Bathroom Governor As a lifelong North Carolinian, I really appreciated this data-based analysis from Tom Jensen of Public Policy Polling on how the Governor lost his re-election effort (the first to do so in NC history). First, polls show...
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