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Giving Thanks: Your November MOMentum

November 30, 2019
This month, we are thankful for supporters like YOU! MomsRising supporters turned up in record numbers to host MomsRising’s super voter treasure boxes at polling locations across Virginia, and to get out the vote across the nation! That’s not all — in November, MomsRising/MamásconPoder supporters...
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New Podcast: Democracy Revival!

November 19, 2019
On the #RADIO show this week we cover how your voice is needed to lift healthcare coverage and the Safe Step Act. And discuss the powerful work of Black Voters Matter. There is some lively conversation on what you can do to stop the unfair cradle to prison pipeline. There’s also discourse on rise...
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Know Your Rights! Facts on health & nutrition for immigrants

November 19, 2019
The Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Campaign is dedicated to protecting immigrants and their families’ access to health care, nutrition programs, public services and economic supports. This month we’ve published three new community education resources to give communities the information they...
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Moms Need Health Coverage for Their Kids -- Not More Paperwork

November 7, 2019
This year, we released our ninth annual report tracking children’s health insurance coverage and the findings were alarming: Between 2016 and 2018, the number of uninsured children in the U.S. increased by more than 400,000, bringing the total number of uninsured children to over 4 million in the...
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Risers Radio: Nothing Spooky About Change!

November 7, 2019
There’s an all new episode of our Breaking Through podcast show this week where we cover all the many GOOD things that could be done with the funds Trump wants to use for his ridiculous wall. We also talk about Breast Cancer Awareness month and how women’s healthcare is under attack. And you can...
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Medicaid Helps Families Weather The Storm

Parents in North Carolina Can't Wait for Health Care

November 4, 2019
More than half a million North Carolinians—many who are parents—can’t see a doctor when they need one because reliable health insurance is out of reach. Yet, the NC legislative session just ended without expanding Medicaid. What-is-the-Gap.jpg Across North Carolina, thousands of low-income families...
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Zombies, vampires & the U.S. Senate's legislative graveyard

October 30, 2019
Halloween is especially scary this year. Not because of the neighbor’s zombie decorations – and certainly not because of all the (adorable) miniature vampires at your door for candy. Nope. This year, Halloween is off-the-charts frightening because of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s LEGISLATIVE GRAVEYARD that is actively harming women, working families, the LGBTQ+ community, the immigrant community, and our democracy.
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Speak out to protect our right to choose!

October 30, 2019
When I was 17, I was looking forward to escaping high school and going to college when I unintentionally got pregnant. I had an abortion. Twenty years later, I became a mom. In that time, I didn’t just build a career and create a stable home—I found spiritual grounding as a Buddhist. I volunteered...
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All New #RisersRadio: Direct From D.C.

October 29, 2019
This week on an all new #BreakingThrough we are LIVE and direct from Washington, D.C. !! We’re discussing BIG ideas for big solutions to help move our nation forward. We’ll also be discussing what’s going on in regard to healthcare and learn about some new organizing strategies. *Special guests...
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Say Ahhh! Healthcare Impacts of Anti-Immigrant Policies

October 28, 2019
It’s hard to keep up these days on the policies pushed by this Administration that unfairly target immigrant families, but it’s important to be aware and to hold those who are in power accountable. Over the last two years, we’ve tracked harmful policies such as “zero tolerance” at the border and changes to public charge rules that promote wealth above all else. These policies have been challenged in the courts and thankfully, the plaintiffs have had some successes worth celebrating.
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