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Tax Day action needed on the Child Tax Credit!

April 13, 2022
Did you know Tax Day is next Monday (April 18th)? I know….it really creeped up on me this year as well! This is the perfect opportunity for us to spread the word about our values, our concerns, and what our families really, truly need: Congress to take action to make sure billionaires pay their fair share in taxes AND extend the monthly Child Tax Credit checks.
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Families Nationwide Are Having Trouble Finding Baby Formula

April 12, 2022
My son is 7 months old and drinks a combination of breastmilk and formula. A few weeks ago, I went to buy more formula. After striking out at two stores, I stood in the aisle of BJs and started to panic. The shelves were completely empty of all Similac formula, including Similac Pro-Sensitive,...
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Brooklyn

April 12, 2022
This morning, my phone lit up with news alerts about another mass shooting. When I saw “Brooklyn” in the headlines, my heart stopped. How many times have my husband and I walked the streets of Brooklyn and rode the subway during trips to see our daughter, or to visit friends?
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Noticing the Spaces in Between

April 6, 2022
Up until about a year ago, there was very little space for me to "just be" and for me to learn about the inner workings of my heart. I would make space for myself with my animals, writing, recovery, walking, hiking, nature. But I had to squeeze it in. Just when I would scratch the surface of my own...
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Spring ahead, friends...March MOMentum’s inside!

April 1, 2022
At the end of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating YOU and all the beautiful MOMentum you continue to make possible for women and families. Together we...
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SPECIAL DELIVERY: MomsRising Storybooks Delivered to Congress

March 30, 2022
This week, we delivered three hard copies of different storybooks to every member of Congress to celebrate the stories and advocacy of our incredible members. These storybooks include stories of families from across the country that highlight the critical need for investments in our Care Economy...
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Brand New Breaking Through Podcast: Moving forward Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Mothering Honestly, and the Fifth Trimester

March 29, 2022
On the radio show this week, we cover the spectacular nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court (and how you can help get her confirmed); what’s happening with disinformation online and how you can help stop it; and we also cover the growing movement of moms and caregivers...
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MomsRising Member Testifies Before Congress: "We simply can’t anymore: We are at the end of our ropes."

March 25, 2022
MomsRising member Rosa Walker testified before a House Budget Committee, Hearing on Ensuring Women Can Thrive in a Post-Pandemic Economy, about the investments Congress must make in order to help families like hers recover from the pandemic. When you support MomsRising, you help lift the voices of moms and families, like Rosa Walker!
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Brand New Breaking Through Podcast: It’s Time for Equal Pay, to Stop Anti-Asian Violence, and to Build Paid Leave for All!

March 21, 2022
On this show we cover why Equal Pay Day isn’t yet a day to celebrate, but is a day to agitate, what’s happening with women in our economy, the importance of working to stop anti-Asian violence in America, and the fight for paid family and medical leave so that we are no longer the only...
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No Action is Too Small WA Leg Session 2022

2022 Washington State Legislative Session Wrap-Up

March 16, 2022
In December 2021, we announced a bold legislative agenda that built upon our wins for families, mothers, and caregivers. We set out to ask our lawmakers to expand on historic wins and to continue to put equity at the forefront of new legislation. Many of us tracked what was happening at momsrising...
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