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5 Reasons Why Xenophobic “English-Only” Biases Undermine Our Kids’ Education, Job Prospects

June 2, 2017
Donald Trump’s openly anti-Hispanic rhetoric – for which he has never apologized -- has only fueled anti-Latino sentiment and racist acts in the country. Take for instance, the verbal abuse of Hispanics who speak Spanish in public. In one recent incident, a white woman verbally assaulted a Hispanic...
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Name it. Change it! #PowerUp!

May 21, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover Eric Liu’s new book, “You’re More Powerful Than You Think;” we bust myths about immigration policy and cover the many contributions of immigrants to our economy; we talk about what you can do to get rid of the motherhood wage hit; and discuss how fighting for...
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Raise liberty & justice with us this Mother’s Day!

May 9, 2017
With Mother’s Day around the corner, we find these lines from Emma Lazarus’s poem, The New Colossus, referring to the Statue of Liberty, incredibly inspiring: “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...
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Moms Delivering Thousands of Mini Statue of Liberty Figures to Trump, Sessions, and U.S. Senate

May 9, 2017
Moms with Strollers, Marching Band to Deliver Mini Statue of Liberty Figures to Trump, Sessions and U.S. Senate on Friday to Raise Importance of Freedom, Liberty and Justice for Our Children’s Future On Friday, May 12th, ahead of Mother's Day, members of MomsRising and other groups will deliver...
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Quick #5Actions: healthcare, budget, Mother's Day, more!

May 8, 2017
Mother's Day is this weekend! Thank you for all you do! In honor of this holiday, in addition to making time with the special people in our lives, let's also take some time to flex those POWERFUL PARENT MUSCLES! This Mother's Day and every day, parents will fight for our families and our nation. We...
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Domestic Workers Save Lives

May 2, 2017
Who can defend us against growing epidemics of violence, hate, and war? Donald Trump and his allies are vowing to “keep America safe” by cutting $54 billion from domestic programs and pumping it into our military, which is already by far the largest military in the world . The media keeps on...
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Moms On The Front Lines of the Resistance - 1st 100 days!

April 28, 2017
THANK YOU! Through all the political chaos that’s happened since Trump took the White House we’ve been blown away by the impact at the state and federal levels of the over million members, and millions of readers, of MomsRising who have been raising their voices in high impact ways for the last ten...
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#MilitaryMonday: Madre, esposa, inmigrante, soldado

April 25, 2017
Me llamo Brishithe Tovar y nací en Guatemala. Mi familia y yo emigramos a California cuando tenía 9 años después de que mi madre fuera asaltada a mano armada cuando tenía 6 meses de embarazo. El trauma y el estrés fueron tan severos que mi mamá desarrolló presión arterial peligrosamente alta y...
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Take #5Actions This Week! Week of 4/24/2017

April 24, 2017
On your mark... get set…. go!!! It’s #5Actions time! You can do all five of the actions on one day, or spread them out across the week, your choice. The important thing is not WHEN you do them, but IF you do them. One thing we know for sure is that if you do them, your actions will add up with...
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#MilitaryMonday: Mom, Wife, Immigrant, Soldier

April 24, 2017
My name is Brishithe Tovar and I was born in Guatemala. My family and I migrated to California when I was 9 years old after my mother got robbed at gunpoint when she was 6 months pregnant. The shock and stress was so severe, my mom developed dangerously high blood pressure and temporary blindness,...
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