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We Are MomsRising, Joan from Washington, D.C. [Govt. Shutdown Edition]

January 15, 2019
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Joan in Washington, D.C. about how the government shutdown is impacting her and her family. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . I didn’t know it then, but December 21st would...
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¡Ven a Celebrar la Vida y el Legado del Dr. Martin Luther King!

January 10, 2019
Por noveno año consecutivo, MomsRising/MamásConPoder y sus colaboradores han organizado un evento GRATUITO para honrar y celebrar el nacimiento del Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. y recordar los esfuerzos de todos los que impulsaron el movimiento de los derechos civiles. El Día de Martin Luther King es...
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We Are MomsRising, Jamie from Washington

December 21, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Jamie in Washington about how being able to access a childcare subsidy helped her and her two daughters. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . For me, my childcare story, started...
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A Unanimous Voice in Support of Students

December 18, 2018
On October 2, the Graham County School Board quietly joined all the other 114 local school districts in North Carolina by voting to prohibit the use of corporal punishment in the public schools. Thus, for the first time in the history of our state (as well as the colony before it), no students...
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¡Ayúdanos a hacer una diferencia!

November 27, 2018
Hace poco preguntamos a nuestros miembros sobre cuáles son las razones que les inspira a continuar luchando. Recibimos más de 800 respuestas que nos motivaron y llenaron de energía como lo que nos compartió Marie Edna en California. “Yo continuo luchando porque a los 75 años, me niego dejar esta...
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Premature Awareness Month

A Premature Birth Can Be Traumatic, Not Having Paid Leave Makes It Worse

November 14, 2018
Ever since I was little I knew I wanted to have kids. My husband and I married somewhat young, and we decided to try having kids when we were in our twenties, just in case it might not work out if we tried in our thirties. With our chosen professions in the food industry, there would have been no...
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Programa de permisos familiares pagados de WA

Un parto prematuro puede ser traumático, no tener permisos pagados hace que sea peor

November 14, 2018
Desde niña, supe que quería tener hijos. Mi esposo y yo nos casamos cuando éramos relativamente jóvenes y decidimos tratar de tener hijos cuando teníamos veintitantos años, por si acaso no podíamos si tratábamos después de los treinta. Como trabajamos en la industria alimenticia, no íbamos a poder...
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NC: It's time to VOTE!

October 17, 2018
It's ON. Early voting is underway in North Carolina from Wednesday, October 17th, until Saturday, November 3rd (of course, you can also vote on Election Day, November 6th!). There's a lot at stake for women and families this election – now it's YOUR turn to have the final say when you head to the...
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Make sure FL moms vote!

Super Voter Treasure Boxes: Coming to a polling place near you in Florida!

October 5, 2018
You spoke, and we listened! Families across the country are telling us that they can’t wait to vote AND that they are looking for impactful ways to ensure other families vote too. That’s why we couldn’t be more excited to announce the launch of our Super Voter Treasure Boxes in Florida! One of the...
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QUICK SIGNATURE!

Family caregivers left out of Washington's unemployment benefits

October 3, 2018
There are moments in life where family must come first and you shouldn't be denied unemployment because of it. But Washington's laws don't reflect the caregiving roles that many of us take on in our families nor do they set reasonable standards for working parents struggling to find childcare. We'...
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