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Victory! Maternal Mortality Bill is Now Law!

December 21, 2018
Have you heard the good news? Because of your actions, we achieved a big WIN for maternal health! This week Congress passed the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act, and right before the holidays, it was signed into law by the President. This is an incredible, powerful and groundbreaking win for pregnant...
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Trump Budget Update!

SIGNATURE NEEDED: Trump’s budget hurts moms & families!

March 21, 2019
President Trump released his FY2020 budget last week and no surprises here— he slashed funding for programs that boost our families and kids in order to pay for his wasteful wall and tax cuts to the 1% and Wall Street. I’ll be blunt: President Trump seems to have forgotten that people like you and...
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The Human Needs Report: Trump Budget, Crisis in Puerto Rico, Battle over the Border, and More

March 19, 2019
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for a detailed analysis of President Trump’s FY20 budget request, plus the latest on the loss of food aid for millions, the Trump emergency declaration, a new bill to protect Dreamers, and more.
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All New Risers Radio:Table Shakers, Justice Seekers, and Truth Tellers

March 18, 2019
We have a brand new radio show this week were we talk with newly elected Superstar U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley and get her advice on activism; We'll get more details on what’s happening inside the beltway with the FAMILY Act and Trump and then we'll hear about some incredible wins relating...
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#RisersRadio: The Power of YOU

February 19, 2019
We have a brand new radio show this week in which we cover how to help stop the fake national emergency; why (and how) we need to address the childcare and Pre-K crisis in our nation; how you can help one fair wage move forward so tipped workers aren’t stuck earning only $2.13 per hour; and we'll...
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Supporting New and Expectant Black Mothers

February 5, 2019
Pregnancy-related mortality and morbidity rates are on the rise in this country. Each year, 700 to 900 women die from pregnancy or childbirth-related causes in the U.S., and approximately 65,000 experience serious complications. For Black women, the statistics are even worse. Regardless of...
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Join Us For: The State Of OUR Union

February 4, 2019
We’re coming together to protect all families during the #SOTU on Tuesday & we need your voice! Join us (@MomsRising) for the #StateofOURUnion and pledge to UNITE against hate, misogyny, sexual violence, racism, and all forms of discrimination. We’re not going to let Trump be the only voice...
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Uninsured in North Carolina? We want to hear from you!

February 1, 2019
Across the nation and here in North Carolina, health care is consistently at the top of the list when it comes to issues voters care about. Regardless of political party, religion, or race/ethnicity, our families have a common desire to lead healthy lives, which starts with quality health insurance...
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Quick signature: Tell NC Lawmakers to close the health coverage gap!

February 1, 2019
Across the nation and here in North Carolina, health care is consistently at the top of the list when it comes to issues voters care about. Regardless of political party, religion, or race/ethnicity, our families have a common desire to lead healthy lives, which starts with quality health insurance...
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Electricity or Epilepsy Meds? Furloughed Worker Must Choose

January 24, 2019
Many workers in the U.S. are one missing paycheck away from financial hardship or worse. A recent survey conducted by GoBankingRates found that 58 percent of Americans have $1,000 or less in savings. And as the Trump Shutdown enters Day 28, more evidence is emerging that a number of the 800,000...
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