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Story time: The fall of Roe v Wade did not silence us. It activated us.

November 15, 2022
Why is abortion critical for moms? America’s moms were faced with the unthinkable reality when the U.S. Supreme Court relegated our autonomy to the states, making our ability to access the reproductive health care we needed almost impossible. Everything changed for every woman, every family, and...
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Use Your Voice, Black Lives Matter

How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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2022 IMPACT: Training the Next Generation of Mom Leaders

January 31, 2023
These mom leaders will be powering up in local communities across the nation for years to come.
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MomsRising Granite State Fellows are building a welcoming community for caregivers.

2022 IMPACT: Building State Power

January 31, 2023
MomsRising works in targeted states to organize women, moms, and families on issues that matter most to them and open avenues for the voices of busy parents to be heard and have an impact in powerful ways. Here are our 2022 state power highlights.
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2022 IMPACT: Narrative Shifting

January 31, 2023
MomsRising played a strong role in educating the public, media, and leaders about programs and policies that lift moms and families at the federal, state, and local levels, and shifted the national narrative so the need for a care infrastructure was on center stage.
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Creating a Healthier Future for Our Families: Building Electrification, Green Energy and Beyond

January 29, 2023
How we can use green energy and building electrification to help build a cleaner and healthier future for families, children, and mothers Building electrification is a rapidly growing industry that can help to decrease pollution and create healthier places for our families to live. The use of solar...
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2022 IMPACT: Our Legislative & Policy Wins

January 27, 2023
In 2022 MomsRising won transformational policy changes that bettered the lives of families, boosted the economy, and lifted democracy.
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The Working Families Tax Credit is Finally Here!

January 27, 2023
Along with our coalition partners , we at MomsRising are spreading some good news! Over 400,000 Washington households will be eligible for the Working Families Tax Credit starting in February 2023. Are you curious about the program? Want to help spread the word? You’re reading the right blog post!...
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ACTION ALERT: Stand with Washington State child care providers now!

January 24, 2023
If you know anyone with a child in child care you know that the system is broken. Families can't afford care or find any openings in their area. Parents, especially moms, are being pushed out of the workforce. All this while child care providers are earning poverty-level wages and struggling to...
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Sign our Thank You card to Speaker Pelosi!

January 20, 2023
There are times in our lives when a simple thank you can make a lasting difference and impression. One of those times is now. From the first moment Nancy Pelosi became a member of Congress she’s been a force for women and families. During her historic four terms as the very first woman - and mother...
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