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QUICK SIGNATURE ➡️ Protect Maryland Earned Sick Days!

August 31, 2018
The pencils are purchased and lunch boxes are ready to be packed! It’s back-to-school time in Maryland! This year, kids and families across Maryland are returning to school with something extra exciting: EARNED SICK DAYS!!! That’s right, this is the first back-to-school season since we passed the...
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Fight Climate Change!

Climate change is killing us

August 22, 2018
“The air is literally unsafe to breathe . I've had a pounding headache for two weeks straight. My four year old has had a sore throat, constant cough, and and is wondering why he hasn't been able to play outside in a week. My one year old keeps sneezing and trying to play with the *three* new air...
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Donate to the Families Belong Together rallies happening this weekend in WA

June 28, 2018
I'll get to it: This week, community leaders, immigrant rights organizations, and families, neighbors, and moms just like you are rallying across the country to call on the Trump Administration to end its inhumane practice of family separation and family imprisonment. But we need your help. Click...
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Tell Your Governor: My Body, My Choice!

May 21, 2019
Most women who have abortions are already moms . Being able to manage how many children we have and when we have them has been nothing short of revolutionary — not just for women and mothers , but for our country as a whole. It has helped to narrow the gender pay gap, improved the health of women...
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Not about abortion

All New #RisersRadio: This Is NOT A Drill

May 20, 2019
On the #BreakingThrough radio show this week we cover the attack on women’s bodily autonomy and what you can do to protect your rights. We talk about what’s happening in Washington DC that’s hopeful and not-so-hopeful, including conversations around impeachment. We’ll also discuss the good news...
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We Need Concrete Policy Action to Save Black Mothers and Infants this Mother’s Day

May 10, 2019
For many of us, Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate moms and families by offering expressions of love and appreciation. But every year in the United States, approximately 700 women die from pregnancy-related complications, the majority of which are preventable . And every year, over 22,000 infants...
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Love, Power, Mother's Day!

May 9, 2019
Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Honor or remember a mom you love by sending a gift that stands up every day for women, moms and families. Check out these gorgeous e-cards!
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Counting Latino Children

Census 2020: Securing Our Children’s Future Through A Full Count

May 9, 2019
Every mom remembers the day she held her little one(s) for the first time – a moment of both great joy and some anxiety about the uncertainty the future may bring. I became a mother (and father) to a beautiful baby girl – Rosita in September of 2009. Like many moms, before I knew it, I found myself...
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Award-winning, FREE training for aspiring candidates near YOU!

May 8, 2019
The 2018 election swept a record number of women into elected office, but that would never have happened without a massive spike in women candidates , many of whom said they were driven to run because of the Trump presidency. Well, Trump is still President. And even with 102 women now serving in...
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Living Atul Gawande…

May 7, 2019
If there is one book I have recommended over the last five years, it is Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal. Immersed as I am in caring for an older parent and surrounded as I am by friends and colleagues sorting out the same questions, this is no surprise. But what is surprising is that in spite of how...
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