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Teaching With Love: Martha

January 15, 2024
Born and raised in Mexico City, Martha Mouret-Sanders never imagined one day she would have to leave her family and home behind. Until one spring morning on her way to her college classes. “I came to this country in 2001 after being kidnapped. My parents, after that situation, they didn’t think it...
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Caregiving with Love: Immigrant Stories

January 15, 2024
Have you ever thought what would happen to our country, our communities, and our families without the incredible support, relationships, and friendships immigrant parents and children enrich our country with? Moms especially know how important our immigrant community members are in keeping our...
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¡Llama al Congreso para prevenir la emergencia en WIC!

January 10, 2024
Nos encontramos a solo 9 días del plazo en el cual el WIC se quedará sin fondos si el Congreso no toma medidas antes. Es por eso que HOY MomsRising/MamásConPoder se está uniendo a organizaciones, defensores y padres de todo el país para un Día de Acción de Emergencia para el WIC. Necesitamos hacer...
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2023 Wrapped: Our Top Ten Wins show the power of MOMS!

December 20, 2023
Our Top Ten Wins of 2023 are wrapped, mapped, and ready to show the power of MOMS! You can read the full list of our 2023 top ten wins together with you below. Spotify Graphic 1 New 1.jpg All told, against weighty odds, we were able to win big legislative battles, move mom voters, shift the...
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NC Medicaid Expansion: Your Essential Resource Hub

December 1, 2023
After years of advocacy, North Carolina is expanding Medicaid coverage to low-income uninsured adults! We could not be more excited for the hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians who will finally be able to get the health care they need. We have compiled the resources below to help you get...
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Expansión de Medicaid en Carolina del Norte: tu centro de recursos esenciales

December 1, 2023
Después de años de actividades de defensa, ¡Carolina del Norte está expandiendo la cobertura de Medicaid a los adultos de bajos ingresos que no tienen seguro! No podríamos estar más emocionadas por los cientos de miles de residentes de Carolina del Norte que finalmente tendrán la atención médica...
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NC Medicaid Expansion Starts Today, December 1, 2023

Quick action: NC Medicaid expansion starts today!

December 1, 2023
It’s finally happening! Today, December 1st, 2023, after years of advocacy—North Carolina is expanding Medicaid coverage to low-income uninsured adults. We need your help to get the word out! Quick action: Help your community get health coverage with NC Medicaid expansion! We could not be more...
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¡La expansión de Medicaid empieza hoy!

Rápida acción: ¡Ayuda a tu comunidad a tener cobertura de salud a través de la expansión de Medicaid en Carolina del Norte!

December 1, 2023
¡Por fin está sucediendo! Hoy, 1 de diciembre de 2023, después de años de actividades de defensa, Carolina del Norte está expandiendo la cobertura de Medicaid a los adultos de bajos ingresos que no tienen seguro. ¡Necesitamos tu ayuda para correr la voz! Rápida acción: ¡Ayuda a tu comunidad a tener...
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I Know the System & Still Failed at Times

November 9, 2023
When I was a kid, whenever I ever asked my mother a question, her answer always started with “the Mother’s Handbook says…” Then she would make some ridiculous answer up, and yet somehow I still believed her every time. So, when I became a mom I was quite disappointed to find out there was no “...
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I Am A Mom Rising With A Challenge

October 10, 2023
Eleven years ago, my youngest child, {Z} came rushing into this world like nothing I had ever seen. I wasn’t shocked. I had a feeling she would grace us early. I knew, a mother always knows. I was a high-risk pregnancy, with both of my girls. Unfortunately, signs were missed by my OB and their...
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