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All New #RisersRadio: Make Legislative Change Real Change!

April 8, 2019
On the #RADIO show this week, we cover why the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is critically important right now; as well as how YOU can keep marching and also help advance the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act. We'll then learn about some big wins relating to the #...
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Two New Documentaries About Parents, Kids, and Social Justice

April 6, 2019
Documentary film is having a moment. Look on any network, streaming platform, or even your phone and you'll find a documentary telling the true story of people living their lives doing remarkable, and unremarkable things. Documentaries pull us in because we get to see a story different from our own...
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#GoodNews This Week: Native American Maternal Health, Taxes & More!

April 5, 2019
GROUNDBREAKING: Last month, for perhaps the first time in history, a congressional briefing featuring indigenous women leaders discussing Native Americans and Maternal Health was held in the halls of Congress. Read more here . OUR VOICES: MomsRising's CEO/Executive Director made a video with...
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Playing for Change in Pasco and Spokane, WA

April 2, 2019
Eastern Washington MomsRising members gathered last week for two incredibly powerful Play-Ins in Pasco and Spokane in partnership with Child Care Aware of WA and Community Minded Enterprises . The events were focused on the early supports families need to thrive. MomsRising shared information about...
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Your March MOMentum: Women's History Month and more!

March 31, 2019
Women’s history can and should be celebrated all year long, but we turned up the volume in March for Women’s History Month! We start with a BIG victory — together we’re making history ourselves as JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo withdraw from financing the private prison industry after months of...
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#GoodNews This Week: Equal Pay, Childcare, Housing and More! [VIDEO]

March 29, 2019
VIDEO: This amazing video from Voice of America features MomsRising supporters' stories and the work we do together everyday. Check it out, it's wonderful!: VICTORY! The U.S. House of Representatives just passed the Paycheck Fairness Act! MomsRising supporters have been advocating for this for...
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Supporting Doulas so they can support moms

March 21, 2019
This month, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy introduced a state budget that proposes allocating $1 million of Medicaid funding to increase doula care access. This amount is in addition to the current budget of 4.7 million that has already been dedicated toward improving maternity care. Increasing...
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All New Risers Radio: Table Shakers, Justice Seekers, and Truth Tellers

March 18, 2019
We have a brand new radio show this week were we talk with newly elected Superstar U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley and get her advice on activism. We'll get more details on what’s happening inside the beltway with the FAMILY Act and Trump, and then we'll hear about some incredible wins relating...
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We Won’t Stop Until We #FREEnewyork

March 18, 2019
MomsRising joined organizers and leaders from across the state like Citizen Action of the Capital Region, Urban Justice Center, Prison Justice Network and JustLeadership. These coalition leaders have been gathering since the new year at the Albany State Capitol to advocate against the harsh...
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This is the #SaferNYAct!

March 18, 2019
Communities United for Police Reform have already lead two advocacy days at the New York State Capitol in Albany this year around police accountability and community safety! MomsRising was honored to walk side by side advocates, mothers, family members of fallen victims of police brutality, and...
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