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Risers & Shakers: Using Your Influence for good!

June 14, 2017
In the last few months, we've had a growing number of influencers ask about how you can help and want to get more involved in the work that MomsRising does to increase family economic security, decrease discrimination against women and moms, and to build a nation where businesses and families can...
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10 Ways to Keep Spanish Alive in our Home

May 26, 2017
image2.JPG The moment they brought my baby girl to my arms, the only words that came out of my mouth where in Spanish. Since I married an English speaker, and realized we would be raising our family in a small town in North GA, I felt fear that my children would not be able to communicate with my...
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Protect Access to Health Care & SNAP by Visiting Your Members of Congress

May 26, 2017
It’s an emergency! Your voice is needed — and is powerful! Sign up to drop by your members of Congress' office(s) to drop off, or share, important materials on health care and SNAP (food stamps). We'll send you everything you need for a successful visit! Sign up here: http://action.momsrising.org/...
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Not ready to run for elected office? Practical tips on how you can still help!

May 26, 2017
Traditional gender roles die hard. Recently, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation shared new research on how women candidates can talk about their families and their personal lives on the campaign trail. What we learned: Voters still question how women can serve constituents and take care of family...
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MomsRising Endorses 'Washington Won’t Discriminate'

May 15, 2017
MomsRising has joined more than 500 elected officials and leaders in education, business, faith communities, law enforcement, and women’s safety in endorsing Washington Won’t Discriminate, the campaign to stop I-1552 and protect our transgender family, friends and neighbors from discrimination.
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Happy Mother's Day!

May 14, 2017
Today, we celebrate the power of caring, inspiring, and lifting one another! *Speaking of which: Want to see something inspiring that will also make you smile? We've made a video of our weekend march on Trump Tower. We think you'll want to see it & maybe even share the smiles, inspiration, and...
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When Parents Get Involved in School Health, #WellnessWins

May 9, 2017
By Ahna Bizjak, Parent and Former PTO President, Oregon School District, WI When it comes to learning healthy habits, parents are children’s first teachers. From cooking nutritious meals at home to being a role model for staying physically active, we lay the foundation for our children’s future...
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Moms Delivering Thousands of Mini Statue of Liberty Figures to Trump, Sessions, and U.S. Senate

May 9, 2017
Moms with Strollers, Marching Band to Deliver Mini Statue of Liberty Figures to Trump, Sessions and U.S. Senate on Friday to Raise Importance of Freedom, Liberty and Justice for Our Children’s Future On Friday, May 12th, ahead of Mother's Day, members of MomsRising and other groups will deliver...
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Raise liberty & justice with us this Mother’s Day!

May 9, 2017
With Mother’s Day around the corner, we find these lines from Emma Lazarus’s poem, The New Colossus, referring to the Statue of Liberty, incredibly inspiring: “Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand a mighty woman with a torch , whose flame is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother...
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The Deceptively Named ‘Working Families Flexibility Act,’ Passed by the House Today, Is a ‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ and an Anti-Worker Bill

May 2, 2017
Despite its deceptive name, the Working Families Flexibility Act would not offer real flexibility to working families and would instead rob employees of their right to be compensated fairly for extra time they work. This bill is a wolf in sheep’s clothing – and working parents aren’t fooled. The...
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