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What my toddler son taught me about the travel ban

February 24, 2017
This week, President Donald Trump is preparing to release a second executive order halting travel from citizens of the seven Muslim nations. And I'm taking time to write this post, because I promised my son that I would speak up. His preschool teacher is from Iran. We love her and truly hate to lose a great teacher over a unreasonable ban...
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The Human Needs Report: spending work, replacing the ACA, Trump's cabinet and more

February 21, 2017
Congress is currently in its first recess of the year. The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, with a look at what members tackled before the break, and what's waiting for them when they return on Feb. 27. Read on for articles on FY17 & FY18 budget and appropriations work, House Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump's cabinet, and worker protections under threat.
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Top #5Actions To Take This Week!

February 20, 2017
You’re making a big difference! Last week, after more than 30,000 of you sent messages opposing Trump’s completely unqualified nominee for the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Andy Puzder, along with a wide spectrum of engagement activities from a growing movement…. Drum roll please… that nominee dropped...
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Child Watch® Column: Ripping America Apart

February 3, 2017
If you are reeling from the series of Executive Orders and Memoranda issued by President Trump in his first two weeks in office, and horrified by what clearly seems to be an unconstitutional, un-American and unjust ban on Muslims from seven countries that has caused outrage at home and abroad, keep reading.
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MomsRising on the #DayWithoutImmigrants

February 16, 2017
Diversity makes America strong, creative and prosperous - and that diversity comes from immigrants. We know that immigrants play a large and important role in our economy, but today’s #DayWithoutImmigrants action proves just how important immigrants are: founding many of our largest companies,...
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Why I'm Joining the Moral March on Raleigh

February 9, 2017
I have lived in North Carolina since I was two years old, and now I'm raising my son here. I have personally been from Murphy to Manteo (not all in one day!) and I truly love this state. I attended the very first HKonJ (Historic Thousands on Jones Street) 11 years ago, and almost all of them since...
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Still We Rise: 9 Amazing Ways YOU Made an Impact for Women and Families in 2016

February 3, 2017
Before we get too far into the New Year, I wanted to take a moment to thank our MomsRising supporters for powering incredible MOMentum in 2016. Looking back, it wasn’t that long ago that women’s and family economic security -- from paid family leave to equal pay – were barely part of the political...
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#KeepMarching — Top 5 Actions You Can Do Right This Very Second

January 30, 2017
Yikes. Donald Trump has been in office for just one week — and already there are many, many places our voices are urgently needed to protect our country and our families. It can feel overwhelming. But we can do this! Moms, dads, and people are excellent multi-taskers! We won’t let Trump’s tactic of...
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MomsRising Reacts to Trump Administration’s Executive Orders Requiring "Extreme Vetting" for Refugees

January 27, 2017
MomsRising Reacts to Trump Administration’s Executive Orders Requiring "Extreme Vetting" for Refugees Washington, DC — Moments ago, President Donald Trump signed an executive order requiring “extreme vetting” for refugees entering the United States and suspending visas for those travelling from...
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TAKE ACTION: Send Trump a mini Statue of Liberty (and a strong message)

January 26, 2017
After what President Trump has done this week, I’m all about sending thousands of mini Statues of Liberty, along with messages from real people (that’s me & YOU!) about the importance of liberty & justice for ALL--and I do mean ALL-- to Trump Towers across the nation as a reminder of the...
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