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Make it Work: Transforming the workplace for families and moms

October 17, 2018
October is National Work and Family Month and it’s a good time to talk about the demands of both work and family. Workers, especially working parents, need workplace supports that help address deep systemic inequities based on race, class, and gender. We need policies that make it possible for...
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Power Up #MomsVote!

HELP! Postcard campaign taking off!

October 15, 2018
Whoa. There was a HUGE surge of requests for MomsVote postcards from the MomsRising community this weekend. We are past our deadline to print more postcards, but we still urgently need your help to fund this project! Can you help us send the postcards -- and fuel the rest of the MomsVote campaign...
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#5Actions: Get Out The Vote Edition!

October 12, 2018
With only 25 days left until election day, we need to double our efforts to help Get Out The Vote. We’ve organized #5Actions you can do today to help. Please remember to share this with family and friends, too. Thank you for all you do! On with the list ... 1. ONE MORE CHANCE: Until this Sunday at...
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A Plan To Channel Our Rage & Our Power: Get Out the #VOTE! You in?

October 5, 2018
What’s happening in Washington, D.C. is horrifying, but one truth is shining through: Together we are the loud, visible, and urgently necessary force our nation needs right now. The future is ours. We've. Got. Each Other. And we’ve got to keep pushing forward together. Channel your rage, your...
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Family caregivers left out of Washington's unemployment benefits

October 3, 2018
There are moments in life where family must come first and you shouldn't be denied unemployment because of it. But Washington's laws don't reflect the caregiving roles that many of us take on in our families nor do they set reasonable standards for working parents struggling to find childcare. We'...
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Don’t GUT Michigan’s new paid sick time law!

October 3, 2018
Did you hear the news?! Michigan lawmakers passed a paid sick time law! That may seem like good news at first, but the truth is that it’s not that simple and we can’t totally celebrate...yet. Here’s the scoop: The MI Time to Care coalition collected nearly 400,000 signatures for a strong paid sick...
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September MOMentum: Your Donations Powering This Movement

October 1, 2018
How your donation is making a difference It’s fall. Time for change! Backed by your generosity, MomsRising members are rising for change all over America — to get out the vote, stand up for kids, end family separation and so much more. Thank you for being a part of it. We couldn’t rise without you...
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Urge Governor Inslee to invest in early learning for all families

September 20, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: A new study from the Center for American Progress found 83% of parents with children under the age of five struggle to access affordable, high-quality early learning programs for their children. (NOT news to those of us experiencing the childcare crisis, amiright?). And according to...
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4 maneras en las que puedes apoyar los esfuerzos de recuperación en Puerto Rico

September 19, 2018
El 20 de septiembre de 2017, el huracán María arrasó las comunidades de Puerto Rico, devastando la isla. María destruyó 100% de la red eléctrica y 95% de las torres de telefonía celular en Puerto Rico lo que hizo que las comunicaciones de emergencia colapsaran. Un informe federal reveló que el...
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Free Power Pack!
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Get Your Healthy School Power Pack!

September 19, 2018
All of our children deserve the opportunity to succeed, whether they want to be an astronaut, open a restaurant, or play third base. Children are full of possibility and potential. As parents, caregivers and adults, that gives us great hope for this world. Our children will craft and create a...
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