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We Are MomsRising, Nikki from Pennsylvania

September 28, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Nikki in Pennsylvania about raising little activists. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . I started getting involved with activism around Proposition 8 in 2009. After the 2016...
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Recursos para los afectados por el huracán Florence y formas de ayudar

September 20, 2018
La devastación y el dolor que el huracán Florence dejó en Carolina del Norte es difícil de comprender. Incluso ahora que la tormenta ha salido de nuestro estado, las familias de Carolina del Norte tienen que hacer frente a inundaciones, están tratando de encontrar comida y agua potable y se...
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Urge Governor Inslee to invest in early learning for all families

September 20, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: A new study from the Center for American Progress found 83% of parents with children under the age of five struggle to access affordable, high-quality early learning programs for their children. (NOT news to those of us experiencing the childcare crisis, amiright?). And according to...
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NC: Resources for those affected by Hurricane Florence and Ways to Help

September 18, 2018
The devastation and heartbreak Hurricane Florence has brought to North Carolina is hard to comprehend. Even now as the storm leaves our state, North Carolina families are facing flood waters, struggling to find food and clean water, and anxiously wondering when they can return home. Every single...
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NO MORE KIDS IN HANDCUFFS!

September 15, 2018
The "school-to-prison pipeline" is a troubling national trend where children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. It starts when kids are pushed out of the classroom, typically for nonviolent offenses, effectively reducing valuable learning time,...
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We Are MomsRising, Te'Jal from Ohio

September 6, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Te’Jal in Ohio about what it is like to be a mom in 2018. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . We didn't have any [high-quality early learning] programs that met our standards...
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[Graphic with school supplies and text: "It's Back To School and...Get Ready! There's a New Paid Family and Medical Leave Policy Coming to WA!

Help us spread the good news! Paid Family and Medical Leave is coming to WA!

September 5, 2018
Back-to-school time is filled with fresh starts. A new season, new classrooms, and, this year, a new paid family and medical leave program coming to Washington State! MomsRising members came together in 2017 to help pass a best-in-nation paid family and medical leave policy and now implementation...
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Welcome to the #KeepMarching Book Club! Growing MOMentum for the Movement

August 28, 2018
Welcome to our new #KeepMarching blog series! The new book, Keep Marching: How Every Woman Can Change Our World, has been out for a few weeks, and this blog series is part of what we’re doing to keep it moving out in the world in order to help build an even stronger movement for change. This blog...
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We Are MomsRising, Nina from Arizona

August 28, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Nina in Arizona about how being able to access affordable health insurance (thanks to the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare!) helped her and her son. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog...
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We Are MomsRising, Rebecca from New Hampshire

August 23, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Rebecca in New Hampshire about celebrating National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . To learn more about National Breastfeeding Awareness...
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