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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019
Happy Friday! We hope that everyone affected by the extreme winter temperatures is safe and warm. And we look forward to learning all of the new games you've had to invent to keep the kids entertained, after so many days of cancelled school! Below please find our latest list of top actions for the...
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Cyntoia, Census, IL Gun Laws: Your January MOMentum!

January 30, 2019
WOW! With the progress we’ve achieved so far in 2019, it’s safe to say that MomsRising supporters are already building MOMentum for a great year ahead! Thanks to your actions and donations, we’re advancing rights for all women, moms, and families. Read on for details on what we’ve accomplished...
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Universal Background Checks Now

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: January 27, 2019

January 27, 2019
The Shutdown crisis has been averted, for now. A huge thank you to the thousands of MomsRising members who called their U.S. Senators, sent emails, wrote letters of protest, visited congressional offices, shared personal stories about how the shutdown was affecting their families, and in other ways...
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Moving Forward to Prevent Gun Violence

January 25, 2019
When 26-year-old Stockton, California councilmember Michael Tubbs was elected in 2016 as Stockton’s first Black mayor, its youngest mayor ever, and the youngest mayor in U.S. history of a city with a population of at least 100,000, he had a mission to make positive change in his hometown. Last year...
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Take These #5Actions & Make An Impact! MLK Weekend Edition

January 18, 2019
It’s #5actions Friday! Start your celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. early with these top five quick actions that will make a big impact. We’re speaking out for universal background checks on gun purchases, standing up against the #TrumpShutdown, signing up to #keepmarching this weekend...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: January 11, 2018

January 11, 2019
Happy Friday! We're already up to full speed in 2019, and we need all hands on deck to speak out about the government shutdown, as well as priorities for the new Congress. And we're celebrating a big victory this week too! Scroll down to take action and find out more. As always, THANK YOU for all...
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Letter to my son (and the rest of us) on what would have been his 21st birthday

January 8, 2019
Oscar, I am sorry we couldn’t keep you for longer. We tried so hard. You worked your ass off. I always believed in you, and I always will. It’s nice to tell the stories of your many talents and achievements, of your good looks and charm, of your loving spirit and the joy you brought into every room...

Your December MOMentum!

December 30, 2018
MATERNAL JUSTICE Kira Johnson, pictured above with her husband and son, needlessly lost her life to medical neglect after childbirth. After years of advocacy — powered by YOUR generosity — the MomsRising community and partners finally got Congress to treat maternal mortality as the national...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: December 21, 2018

December 21, 2018
Happy Friday! This time of year we pause to spend time with friends and family, and all of those who make our days and year merry and bright. We wish you all of the happiness of the season. Before you get too wrapped up in that snuggly blanket, or bundled up to head out in the snow, please take a...
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You fuel my power

December 20, 2018
“My name is Denise. I’m a Mom.” Eight years ago, much to my surprise, I said those words at a town hall meeting and got a standing ovation.
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