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Paid Sick Days: Coming to a City or State near YOU on July 1st!

June 29, 2017
Do you hear that? Celebratory fireworks are going off early this year! And no, it's not your over-eager neighbors this time. On July 1st, *SIX* new paid sick days laws will go into effect!
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#Disability Blog Carnival - Living in a post ADA world

July 26, 2016
Nearly 20 percent of Americans are living with a disability, and countless others are deeply involved in caring for and supporting individuals affected by disability. Last year we celebrated 25 years from the passage of the Americans with Disability Act. We highlighted many successes, while...
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TAKE ACTION: Are you ready to rise in Olympia?

January 24, 2018
Moms, dads, and kiddos are bringing the voices of families to Olympia -- will you join us? MomsRising is hosting TWO, high-impact events at the state capitol in Olympia over the next few weeks and we want YOU to be a part of it. Together, we are bringing the voices and stories of families and...
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Are You Marching Today?

January 20, 2018
I'm throwing my clothes into a suitcase as I try to get this one last message out to you. I'M HEADING TO THE WOMEN'S MARCH ANNIVERSARY IN LAS VEGAS, and I'm beyond excited! The historic Women's March last year was transformative. It inspired and empowered a whole new generation of women leaders,...
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A bright beginning, thanks to you!

January 3, 2018
Together, we did it! In the final weeks of 2017, over 1,000 generous people like you chipped in to this movement, helping us surpass our $50,000 goal for women and families. Thank you so much for being a part of MomsRising. Here is how we intend to honor your generosity and support in 2018: DRIVE...
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Together We Rise: Your Impact in 2017

December 26, 2017
As 2017 comes to a close, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the power YOU have and the progress we’ve made together for women and families. We know you’re busy, so this video is short and filled with our gratitude for you. We hope you enjoy it.
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On ‘Heartless, Inhumane’ Policy of Separating Asylum-Seeking Parents from Their Children

December 23, 2017
We are alarmed and horrified by reports that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering formalizing a policy of separating parents from their children when families come to this country seeking protection or asylum, and by complaints that DHS has already done so in several cases. This...
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Fight the Trump Agenda

December 22, 2017
2017 has been a tough year on all of us fighting the Trump agenda. And it’s not getting easier. The Republican led Congress just passed a disaster of a tax bill that was everything Trump wanted. We’re teetering on the edge of a government shutdown. And rumors abound about an attempt to shut down...
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Elias: An American Dreamer

December 21, 2017
Meet Elias. He is one of 800,000 Dreamers fighting for their ability to continue with their lives in the United States. Dreamers are young people that were brought to the U.S. as children. Many Dreamers, like Elias, did not know that they were not citizens until they were unable to pursue their...
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TAKE ACTION: Tell the Portland City Council to pass earned sick days

December 15, 2017
Portland will always be home for me. I went to Portland High, have lived in more Joe Soley buildings than I can count, and have been caught walking multiple blocks along with both the whistler and Ricky on his guitar. My Portland pride is matched only by my desire to ensure Portland is a city where the health and economic security of people of color and working families are not left behind as the city develops.
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