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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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Marchamos y ahora debemos levantarnos: ¡5 Cosas que puedes hacer desde cualquier lugar!

January 26, 2017
El sábado pasado, 21 de enero, millones de personas marcharon en más de 600 Marchas de Mujeres a lo largo de nuestra nación y del mundo. En total, la cantidad de personas que recorrieron las calles en ciudades desde Washington, D.C. hasta Seattle y todas las demás ciudades es algo histórico. Las...
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California: Help Protect Our Immigrant Families with the California Values Act!

January 25, 2017
"I always cry when my mom is late for pick up. She might not pick me up one day, did you know? " -- Gabi, age 7 ( Carolina Rubio MacWright, Immigration Attorney/Activist.) . More than half of California children have at least one immigrant parent, so President Trump’s threat to deport millions of...
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President Trump Is Underming American Values, Harming Families and Hurting Our Economy

January 25, 2017
As President Trump announced actions today, he invoked moms as an excuse for advancing his divisive policy that will hurt our economy, our families, and destroy communities. We want to state clearly: The actions President Trump announced today are his agenda, not ours. And they are, quite simply,...
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"Mother of Exiles"

January 25, 2017
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild...
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