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Es la época más mágica del año para las familias

January 8, 2019
Es temporada de cascabeles, luces navideñas y reuniones familiares. Es mi época del año favorita, pero este año es incluso más especial porque nuestro estado se prepara para implementar los permisos familiares y médicos pagados para todos. En el 2017, representé a MomsRising en la mesa de...
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At Last! Tennessee Governor Frees Cyntoia Brown, Victim of Trafficking Who Was Unjustly Convicted

January 7, 2019
Fair-minded people across the country are celebrating today’s long overdue move by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to grant clemency to Cyntoia Brown, a victim of sex trafficking who has already served 15 years in prison. We applaud Gov. Haslam for taking this step. Cyntoia deserves to be free. Our...
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#KeepMarching! Info on Women’s March 2019

January 7, 2019
The historic 2017 Women’s March inspired hundreds of women to run for office and millions of women to support them in winning. In November 2018, the #WomensWave swept into office record numbers of women and people of color! We are not done exerting our power. Now in 2019, it’s time to march again...
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Ringing in Paid Leave in WA

January 3, 2019
We’re writing with a BIG announcement for the New Year: Washington State is expecting...Paid Family and Medical Leave! You might qualify for up to 16 weeks of paid time off from work beginning in 2020! And you can help your friends, family, and neighbors benefit too. Check out MomsRising’s BRAND...
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I’m fighting to save mothers’ lives. Join me.

December 28, 2018
Patrisse Cullors is a Senior Fellow for Maternal Justice at MomsRising and co-founder of Black Lives Matter. A project she leads, the “C-section Chronicles,” seeks to reduce the stigma that comes with having a c-section and give voice to the many mothers who continue to be vulnerable in hospitals...
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I’m going full mamma bear to protect my son’s health care

December 26, 2018
I will not stand by and watch my family’s health coverage be stripped away. Earlier this month, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional. While the fight is not over, this is a clear and immediate threat to my family, and to the millions of people like us who...
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UPDATED! Let Cyntoia know you are with her!

December 21, 2018
*** Did you see this campaign? MomsRising is fighting for Cyntoia Brown, and your signature is still urgently needed. Please take a few moments to sign our petition asking Governor Haslam to grant Cyntoia Brown clemency NOW! Read on for all the details, and thank you for all you do. *** Yesterday...
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In Honor of Her: Venida Browder and her fight for justice told by her son Deion Browder.

December 18, 2018
On June 6th 2015, the news of Kalief Browder’s untimely death was mourned across the country. Kalief at sixteen had been arrested for theft of a backpack, a crime he contended he did not commit. Subsequently, he was detained without being charged with a crime at Rikers Island simply because his...
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How to Help Children on Long Car Trips or Plane Rides

December 18, 2018
I was sweating at the base of my spine thinking about the possibility that my two-year-old would wake up from her nap and I would have to tolerate all of the passengers staring and judging. This was my first trip alone on a flight with my daughter and my mind was whirling with multiple worst-case...
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Join the National Week of Action to Free Cyntoia Brown! #Clemency4Cyntoia

December 18, 2018
Because of your support we have been able to flood Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee's office with over 6000 calls a day in the past couple weeks. Lets keep this going! Together we are powerful and Together is how we will Free Cyntoia! Sign our petition HERE . National Call in to Demand #...
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