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We are the champions, my friends!

May 13, 2019
On our Breaking Through radio podcast this week we cover the incredible MOMentum of paid family/medical leave that’s happening now! We also discuss how moms are rising across the nation to stop family separation. We’ll learn about where moms are running for office and why it makes a difference...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Mother's Day Edition!

May 10, 2019
Happy Mother's Day! This weekend we honor all mothers and mother-figures, and thank you for your tireless work making our communities a world a better place. MomsRising was founded on the firm belief in the power of moms to build a better world, and the power of your voices and advocacy continues...
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The Human Needs Report: The latest on labor, health and education spending; disaster aid; asylum seekers; and more

May 6, 2019
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on Congress's spending work, disaster aid for Puerto Rico and several states, a tougher path for asylum seekers, a rollback of payday lending protections, and more.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019
Happy Friday and Happy Spring! We're back with this week's list of top #5Actions, featuring ways to speak out for affordable and high-quality childcare and equal pay, and against police brutality and family incarceration. Mother's Day is also coming up, and we're sharing an easy way to fuel our...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019
Happy Friday and Happy Spring. This is a busy time of year, full of school breaks, holidays and the warm momentum that is spring-turning-slowly-to-summer. It's a busy time in Washington, too, with many of our top issues hurtling forward, or at the center of heated debate. So now is not a time to...
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Risers Radio: Moving Mountains

April 15, 2019
This week on our #RisersRadio show we have another amazing panel like, the ACLU's Manar Waheed, with whom we cover how to BAN the bans and ways to work for fair treatment of all immigrant families. We get the inside scoop on how taxes can be used for good (and bad) with Amy Matsui and hear from...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019
Happy Friday! Monday is Tax Day, so our first top action this week is to send a letter to your local paper about the Trump TaxScam! Publishing a letter in your local paper is easier than you might think, and a great way to generate local conversation around an issue you care about. Also on the tax...
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Two New Documentaries About Parents, Kids, and Social Justice

April 6, 2019
Documentary film is having a moment. Look on any network, streaming platform, or even your phone and you'll find a documentary telling the true story of people living their lives doing remarkable, and unremarkable things. Documentaries pull us in because we get to see a story different from our own...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 5, 2019

April 5, 2019
Happy Friday! Hot off the presses: Our latest list of top actions from the past week on everything from diapers to gun safety. We urgently need your support. Please scroll through and make sure you've added your voice to all. Then be sure to share with friends and family, too. Thank you! => 1...
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Your March MOMentum: Women's History Month and more!

March 31, 2019
Women’s history can and should be celebrated all year long, but we turned up the volume in March for Women’s History Month! We start with a BIG victory — together we’re making history ourselves as JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo withdraw from financing the private prison industry after months of...
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