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Marching in NC May 16th? Some things you need to know.

May 11, 2018
We are so glad you are able to come to Raleigh on May 16th for the March for Students and Rally for Respect. Below are some of the details you’ll want to know for the day of the march. Huge thanks to the NC Association of Educators (NCAE) for pulling most of this together! Agenda: 9:30 am- Meet at...
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How can we keep NC's kids smiling? Oral health matters for NC

May 11, 2018
Few things touch a parent’s heart like the smile of a child. Unfortunately, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of early childhood and the health consequences can be painful, lifelong, and even deadly. Here in North Carolina many families struggle to access oral health care. In focus...
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Share Your Birth Story With MomsRising!

May 11, 2018
We need your voice! Click here to s hare your birth/maternal story with us or share the story of someone you love! Everyone who becomes pregnant or gives birth should have access to a safe, healthy, and respectful experience. Access to health insurance and quality, equitable health care are a...
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Chocolate, flowers and POWER

May 10, 2018
Know what I want for Mother’s Day? Chocolate, flowers, and ... a fully activated, empowered, growing, vibrant women’s movement to take back our nation. But this isn’t just a dream. We have you covered in the Mother’s Day gift department: You can give chocolate AND social change. Give the new Keep...
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NC school district closed for day of action? Resources to help!

May 10, 2018
On May 16th, thousands of NC teachers, parents, students, and public school supporters will be headed to Raleigh for the March for Students and the Rally for Respect. Why May 16th? Because it’s the first day of the 2018 legislative session and, as lawmakers reconvene to review the state budget,...
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NC: It's Election Day! Let's show them #MomsVote!

May 8, 2018
It's Election Day in NC, and we need all hands on deck! All across the state there are primary races for Congress, the NC General Assembly, sheriffs, school boards, county commissioners, clerks of court, and more. Sadly, turnout is often low in primaries in North Carolina, so your vote has the...
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New Keep Marching Book - Captures the Heart and Soul of MomsRising

May 1, 2018
Let me tell you a little something about Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner. She has a husband, two kids and an enormous dog that follows her around the house with its food bowl. She hosts a weekly public policy radio program called Breaking Through. She is also executive director of MomsRising. In other...
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Asian Americans Advancing Justice Conference 2018 Recap

April 23, 2018
From April 11-13, I, along with a few other MomRising staff, attended the Advancing Justice conference in Washington DC. The conference is run by Asian Americans Advancing Justice , a non-profit legal aid and civil rights organization dedicated to advocating for civil rights, providing legal...
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Babies on the Senate Floor: "A Victory For All Working Parents"

April 19, 2018
U.S. Senator Duckworth already made history once this month by becoming the first sitting U.S. Senator to give birth; and she has now done it again by successfully pushing for a change in the U.S. Senate rules that will allow children under the age of one to be brought onto the floor during votes...
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Any senator offended by Muslim-bashing will vote down Pompeo for secretary of state

April 17, 2018
As I carefully pulled into the parking lot of my local grocery store in broad daylight, somebody began to honk their car horn at me repeatedly. I caught a glimpse of an elderly white man in a dusty red Chevrolet pickup, looking disgusted, in my rearview mirror. I ignored it. But as I walked into...
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