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This is your chance to make a difference for reproductive rights.

December 11, 2023
As I gear up for the end of the season and reflect on the year, I can’t help but feel a surge of gratitude for our amazing MomsRising community of supporters for abortion rights and Reproductive Justice. Your passion for change has been a driving force behind everything we’ve achieved this year and...
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Juneteenth Freedom Day

Juneteenth: Honoring Black Heritage, Resilience, and Liberation

June 14, 2023
Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, holds profound significance within the Black community as a celebration of freedom, heritage, and the enduring spirit of resilience. It commemorates the momentous event when enslaved African Americans in the United States finally learned of...
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Empowering Our Volunteers & Growing Long-Term Local Leaders Through the Power of Storytelling

March 24, 2023
As humans, we live in and through stories. Neuroscience shows that our brains like stories —we actually crave stories—and when we hear a well-told story, it helps us to cut out distractions, helps people remember concepts with greater accuracy, and as hearts are changed as stories are told and...
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Sign on!: Leap into action with us in Washington State!

February 9, 2024
Let’s leap into action this month and this year! We are halfway into legislative session and now’s the time to make sure the House and Senate keep our families’ needs in mind! Right now, lawmakers are in the final countdown to pass bills and send them to the opposite chamber for consideration. If...
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Moral Panic at the School Board Meeting

February 7, 2024
Is this a school board meeting or did I inadvertently join the worst kind of book club? It is a Tuesday evening in December in Duval County, Florida. I am here with fellow members of a local advocacy group, Public School Defenders, to speak to our school board members and community-at-large. Our...
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Spotlight an immigrant caregiver in your life!

January 29, 2024
Day-after-day immigrant caregivers help keep families and children healthy and safe! They are truly unsung heroes! "I have personally benefited from the work of immigrant home health aides. During this pandemic they made it possible for me as an elderly disabled person, to stay home when New York...
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A megaphone and a quotation bubble that says "TAKE ACTION ON THE WORKING FAMILIES TAX CREDIT!"

QUICK SIGNATURE: Expand the Working Families Tax Credit!

January 25, 2024
Washington made history in 2021 when the legislature passed and funded the Working Families Tax Credit , a first-of-its-kind policy for the state that will put millions of dollars back into the pockets of families. Eligible households can receive up to $1,200 per year and applications for this year...
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Let's Let Our Legislators Know: Ban book bans!

January 19, 2024
Across the country there have been efforts to ban books in schools. This is happening here in Washington State, too. We have the chance to ban book bans in public schools by passing SB 6208 and HB 2331. Sign on now to ban book bans in Washington State! These bills would prohibit the banning of...
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Washington State, let's modernize our paid sick leave laws this legislative session!

January 12, 2024
Now, with the start of the 2024 legislative session, we have the chance to make paid leave more accessible to families. This is our chance to let our lawmakers know that HB 1991 / SB 5793 is necessary to modernize our paid leave laws. What are we asking for? We are asking our lawmakers to update...
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The Murder of Kennan Anderson Exemplifies the Lack of Police Accountability in America.

January 11, 2024
It is the first anniversary of the murder of Kennan Anderson , who died at the hands of the LAPD. On January 3, 2023, Kennan was involved in a nonviolent traffic incident in which he flagged down police for help. Instead of helping, the police escalated the situation and treated Kennan as a...
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