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Kent Street Coalition: Changing policy one postcard at a time

February 2, 2019
Sometimes advocacy is about getting together. And so, we gathered over tea and coffee at our local café-bookstore to dedicate our postcard writing to an issue that tugs at all our hearts, the cruel separation of families and treatment of asylum seekers. Piles of colorful postcards provided by...
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10 Years After the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Became Law, Congress Must Do More to Close Damaging Wage Gaps

January 29, 2019
“Ten years after President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law, Congress has still failed to take the next meaningful steps to end pay discrimination. As a result, harmful wage gaps persist: Today the wage gap is worst for moms and women of color, with moms making 69 cents for...
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Paycheck Fairness

Quick Signature for Paycheck Fairness Act!

January 22, 2019
Have you seen all the “New Year, New Me” memes? I’ve got a better one: New Congress, New Chance for equal pay! That’s right — this new 116th Congress, the most diverse in history, is the best shot we’ve had in years to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. And the time to get your members of Congress on...
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#RisersRadio: Women’s March, Women Win, Women Rise for Change

January 18, 2019
On the #RADIOshow this past week, we covered the Women's March on January 19th and how you can march; why even businesses love the new Washington Paid Family/Medical Leave law; the powerful win relating to Cyntoia Brown regaining freedom; and get the inside scoop on how a bipartisan bill for...
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Who wants a world without women’s voices?

January 11, 2019
Alexandria danced steps of needed change, Ilhan inspired a U.S. House rules change, Kyrsten’s sleeveless swearing in showed strength, Nancy’s age made her all the more brilliant, and I’m thanking our lucky stars the world is finally changing for the better with the evidence showing up in the U.S...
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Risers Radio: When Women Win Our Communities Win

January 8, 2019
On the #RADIO show this week we talk about the many reasons to celebrate that historic numbers of women and people of color just took office in the U.S. House and what it could mean to our daily lives. Join us and get the inside scoop on when, where, and why to march this January 19th from the co-...
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Los Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados

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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#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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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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News You Can Use!

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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