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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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4 Ways You Can Support Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

September 14, 2018
On September 20th 2017, Hurricane Maria tore through communities in Puerto Rico, devastating the Island. Maria knocked out 100 percent of the electrical grid, and 95 percent of cellphone t owers in Puerto Rico, triggering a collapse in emergency communications. A federal report found that FEMA...
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¡Por favor únete a MomsForce del Estado de Washington

¡Ayúdanos a difundir las buenas noticias! Los permisos familiares y médicos pagados están llegando a WA!

September 12, 2018
El regreso a clases viene lleno de nuevos comienzos. Una nueva temporada, nuevos salones de clase y este año, ¡una nueva política de permisos familiares y médicos pagados en el Estado de Washington! Los miembros de MomsRising se unieron en el 2017 para lograr la aprobación de la mejor política de...
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Book club!

#KeepMarching Book Club! Ch.1: Building an Intersectional Movement-- Together

September 12, 2018
Want to join our virtual book club? Pick up a copy of Keep Marching, share with your book club if you're in one, and read along with us! We're discussing Chapter 1: Waking Up in this post.
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Journey through Social Emotional Development as it Pertains to School

September 12, 2018
Without these skills, children are at a higher risk for mental, behavioral and developmental disorders. The latest statistics from the CDC show that 1 in 7 children (ages 2-8-years old) have a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder. What it looks like in school while they are mastering these skills...
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Washington

El ABC de los permisos pagados en WA

September 6, 2018
El 30 de junio de 2017, la legislatura del estado de Washington aprobó, con apoyo bipartidista, la SB 5975 y creó un programa de permisos familiares y médicos pagados que impulsará a las mamás, a las familias y a nuestra economía. Esta victoria bipartidista fue un increíble testimonio de lo que...
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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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Alyssa Milano + YOU = MOMentum for August

September 4, 2018
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month and the MomsRising community celebrated with action: Actress, breastfeeding activist and mother Alyssa Milano teamed up with us to raise awareness to millions of people, including by making a video and boosting our breastfeeding petition; our...
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It's Labor Day!
[Image description: graphic with a woman with brown skin with arm flexed as Rosie the Riveter. Text: “It’s Labor Day! Excited about the powerful wins for WA working moms and women? Minimum wage. Equal Pay. Sick and Safe Leave. Paid Family & Medical Leave]

Labor of Love: Thanking the Labor Movement for MOMumental victories

September 3, 2018
From a strong minimum wage to paid family and medical leave, Washington’s labor movement has been MOMumental in a slew of powerful wins for women and families.
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