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Positive Proactive MOMentum!

February 5, 2019
On the #RisersRadioShow this week we cover the shutdown, the re-opening, and the power of older women; we also cover the introduction of the Paycheck Fairness Act and FAMILY Act in Congress (Yay!); and we close the show covering how to help prevent Muslim youth from being bullied in our communities...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019
Happy Friday! We hope that everyone affected by the extreme winter temperatures is safe and warm. And we look forward to learning all of the new games you've had to invent to keep the kids entertained, after so many days of cancelled school! Below please find our latest list of top actions for the...
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#RisersRadio: Democracy Is NOT A Spectator Sport

January 28, 2019
On the #RisersRadio show this week we cover the government shutdown, re-opening, and what’s happening next; we get the inside scoop from a structural engineer about the literal faults in Trump’s ridiculous wall; we hear the impact of using children’s access to healthy food as a political football;...
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Universal Background Checks Now

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: January 27, 2019

January 27, 2019
The Shutdown crisis has been averted, for now. A huge thank you to the thousands of MomsRising members who called their U.S. Senators, sent emails, wrote letters of protest, visited congressional offices, shared personal stories about how the shutdown was affecting their families, and in other ways...
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Dile NO al uso de nuestros impuestos para la separación y encarcelamiento de las familias

January 26, 2019
En una impactante revelación, el inspector general del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS) dijo que “miles” de niños migrantes más de lo que se sabía anteriormente fueron separados por la administración Trump y que ¡no sabían cuántos niños fueron separados de sus familias porque no...
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Here's Why A Border Wall Won't Work: An Engineer's Perspective

January 24, 2019
Howdy. I’m Amy Patrick. I’m a licensed structural and civil engineer. I hold a BS in civil engineering from Rice University in Houston, with an MS in structural engineering the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I have over a decade of experience on high-performance projects, and...
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The Human Needs Report: Shutdown Updates, Family Separation, Minimum Wage, and More

January 22, 2019
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on the ongoing government shutdown, immigrant families separated at the border, a $15 minimum wage bill, and more.
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Take These #5Actions & Make An Impact! MLK Weekend Edition

January 18, 2019
It’s #5actions Friday! Start your celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. early with these top five quick actions that will make a big impact. We’re speaking out for universal background checks on gun purchases, standing up against the #TrumpShutdown, signing up to #keepmarching this weekend...
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5 Ways You Can Respond To The Family Separation Crisis

January 17, 2019
The Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) says that not only were “thousands” more migrant children separated at the Southern border by the Trump administration than previously known, but that they didn’t even know how many children were taken away from their...
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We Are MomsRising!

We Are MomsRising, Joan from Washington, D.C. [Govt. Shutdown Edition]

January 15, 2019
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Joan in Washington, D.C. about how the government shutdown is impacting her and her family. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . I didn’t know it then, but December 21st would...
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