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What's in Build Back Better (BBB) for Families? MomsRising Staff Explains

December 17, 2021
Every provision of the Build Back Better agenda is supported by at least two in three Americans. This is why it's important to spread the word far and wide about what is in this proposed legislation and what it would mean for families.
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Your Voices Are Powerful in the Fight to Improve Our Health Care!

November 17, 2021
"No matter what, everyone deserves healthcare. Nobody should be denied it."
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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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Brand New Breaking Through Podcast: Saving Our Democracy

January 18, 2022
On the radio show this week, we cover the ways in which our democracy is under attack and how we can fight back; as well as the latest with the pandemic, childcare and schools closing, and legislation to lift us all (Did someone say Build Back Better Act?); and we also cover how we can elect the...
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Help save lives, end racial & ethnic maternal health disparities and promote birth equity!

January 16, 2022
Right now, the United States is the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world, with major racial disparities with Black women losing their lives at 3 to 4 times more than the rate of white women due to maternity-related causes, independent of age, economic background, or education. This is a fact that has not changed for several decades.
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Support the Women’s Health Protection Act

January 11, 2022
Many of us had a pit in our stomach as we watched the arguments last month at the U.S. Supreme Court on the fate of Roe v. Wade. Those justices will decide whether millions of people will lose access to abortion and the reproductive care they need. It’s past time for lawmakers to act to protect our reproductive rights!
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Brand New Breaking Through Podcast Episode: Hope in 2022!

January 10, 2022
On the radio show this week, we cover what’s really going on with the Build Back Better Act right now, including the Child Tax Credit, paid family/medical leave, childcare, and pre-K. We also dive into the latest on women and the economy and cover the fight for voting rights. All through the show,...
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NEW parent fellowship: join us in Allegheny County!

January 6, 2022
Are you eager to be a more powerful and effective advocate for parents and families in Allegheny County? Eager to learn more about the challenges facing working families, and how to engage your community, legislators, and even the media? We've got you covered! MomsRising is launching a new...
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What if It Never Gets Easier to Be a Working Parent?

December 20, 2021
"It has been right back to the juggling act that I felt before the pandemic." - Jennifer Simpkins
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READ, then help us change the world!

December 17, 2021
By sharing our stories, we help lawmakers who have the power to make the changes we need understand what we’re facing each and every day; we also let people with similar experiences know they’re not alone (which builds a powerful movement!); and we shift the media narrative to build pressure for change.
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