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Human Needs Report: The 115th Congress Begins

January 18, 2017
The 115 th Congress convened on Jan. 3 and hit the ground running. The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report , our regular newsletter on national policy issues affecting low-income and vulnerable populations, with a look at what Members of Congress have...
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Q&A with Joan Alker about repealing the Affordable Care Act

January 17, 2017
This Q&A originally appeared on . Question: From a policy point of view, it seems inevitable that the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is heading for repeal or major changes. How has the law helped children and families? Answer: Congressional leaders have made clear that repealing...
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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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Speak out to protect healthcare!

January 11, 2017
Thank you for all you have done so far to speak out against some U.S. members of Congress’ plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make major, damaging changes to Medicaid and Medicare. I don’t have to tell you that, if these changes succeed, our families’ healthcare will suffer. But moms...
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Call your Senator NOW to protect healthcare for 30 million people!

January 10, 2017
It’s GO TIME for protecting the healthcare coverage our families depend on! The U.S. Congress is back on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. this week and some U.S. Senators are already talking about moving ahead with plans to roll back advances in healthcare coverage and gut the Affordable Care Act (...
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Bringing your voice to Capitol Hill: Announcing our National Week of Action for Healthcare!

January 9, 2017
On January 5th, MomsRising staff and volunteers gathered on Capitol Hill to announce our Week of Action for Healthcare and to deliver storybooks to key lawmakers. We had a number of meetings with lawmakers' healthcare staff and one thing is clear: Your voices make a difference! View our press...
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7 reasons to choose LOVE over FEAR in 2017

January 3, 2017
Recently I returned home from an amazing women’s retreat (an early birthday present!) feeling euphoric and transformed. My husband and son picked me up from the airport. My teen had just returned from a late-night sleepover so my expectations for the evening were low: a quick bite out at our...
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Wanting to crawl into your cave? Here’s why

December 20, 2016
This Wednesday the 21st marks the winter solstice, the longest night of the year and the first day of winter. The solstice is significant on many levels, but for me, it always signifies an invitation to honor and embrace the time of year when nature calls us to go inward. We live in a culture that...
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Are you focusing on what you want (or DON’T want)?

December 13, 2016
Maya, my client, is wading through some swampy waters with a nonprofit she’s invested a huge amount of time, energy and money in. Active on the board for more than 12 years, she can clearly see all the challenges that the group is facing and it’s easy to come up with a list of all the things that...
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