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Learning to Need Others

February 20, 2023
Does this sound familiar? “I’m fine.” “Oh, I’ll be okay.” “I don’t want to be a bother.” “I just need to spend some more time thinking about it.” “I’ll figure it out.” These are some of the things we say to ourselves or others when we are in denial of our own needs. Denying our needs is one of the...
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Give books some love this Valentine's Day!

February 3, 2023
Famous children’s author Dr. Seuss wrote “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” But not so much in Florida. Under a Florida law that went into effect in July 2022, all books in elementary school libraries must be reviewed by a certified media specialist. This includes much loved classroom collections for independent reading. As a result, Florida teachers are increasingly being told that they should remove books or they risk being charged with a third-degree felony.
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Part 1 of 6

YOUR 2022 IMPACT: A Year of Unexpected Victories

February 2, 2023
Welcome to MOMENTUM: The MomsRising Impact in 2022, a report highlighting the victories, progress, and power-building achieved by the MomsRising community in 2022.
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PHOTO of MomsRising for Immigrant Women and Families poster at San Antonio Event

¡Demuestra tu amor a quienes solicitan asilo!

February 1, 2023
Todos queremos lo mismo, un lugar seguro donde nuestras familias puedan vivir y prosperar. Eso es exactamente los que buscan los padres de familia que llegan a nuestra frontera a pedir asilo. Todos queremos proteger la vida y la salud de nuestros hijos. Para algunos padres de familia esto requiere...
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Part 4 of 6

2022 IMPACT: Training the Next Generation of Mom Leaders

January 31, 2023
These mom leaders will be powering up in local communities across the nation for years to come.
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Part 5 of 6

2022 IMPACT: Building State Power

January 31, 2023
MomsRising works in targeted states to organize women, moms, and families on issues that matter most to them and open avenues for the voices of busy parents to be heard and have an impact in powerful ways. Here are our 2022 state power highlights.
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Part 6 of 6

2022 IMPACT: Narrative Shifting

January 31, 2023
MomsRising played a strong role in educating the public, media, and leaders about programs and policies that lift moms and families at the federal, state, and local levels, and shifted the national narrative so the need for a care infrastructure was on center stage.
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Part 3 of 6

2022 IMPACT: Increasing Mom Voter Engagement

January 30, 2023
When democracy needed it most, MomsRising supporters stepped up in a massive way to powerfully get out the Mom Vote for the 2022 midterm elections.
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Creating a Healthier Future for Our Families: Building Electrification, Green Energy and Beyond

January 29, 2023
How we can use green energy and building electrification to help build a cleaner and healthier future for families, children, and mothers Building electrification is a rapidly growing industry that can help to decrease pollution and create healthier places for our families to live. The use of solar...
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The Working Families Tax Credit is Finally Here!

January 27, 2023
Along with our coalition partners , we at MomsRising are spreading some good news! Over 400,000 Washington households will be eligible for the Working Families Tax Credit starting in February 2023. Are you curious about the program? Want to help spread the word? You’re reading the right blog post!...
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