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Listen + Take Action Now: #MomsVote Telephone Town Hall

April 11, 2018
We are so thrilled that the #MomsVote telephone town hall launch last Thursday was a huge success! Parkland student leader Delaney Tarr reiterated the students' call to vote, which was a major theme of #March4OurLives. National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia talked about...
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Text TOWNHALL to 747464 to RSVP for the #MomsVote Launch!

April 5, 2018
** You can listen to a recording of this telephone townhall from April 5, 2018, right here .** *** With the student leaders’ call to VOTE, VOTE, VOTE still ringing in our ears, MomsRising is gearing up to fight to make sure as many people as possible heed that call. Through our #MomsVote program,...
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#5Actions of the Week: March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018
With the student leaders’ call to VOTE, VOTE, VOTE still ringing in our ears, MomsRising is gearing up to make sure as many people as possible heed that call. Through our #MomsVote program, we're getting ready to get out the vote — including making sure as many people as possible are registered and...
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Remarks by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner at 2018 Women’s March #PowerToThePolls Rally

January 22, 2018
Editor's note: MomsRising's CEO/Executive Director, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, delivered a powerful message at the Women's #PowerToThePolls First Anniversary rally event in Las Vegas this past weekend. Check out the Facebook Live video of her remarks as well as the written remarks below: Hello out...
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Are You Marching Today?

January 20, 2018
I'm throwing my clothes into a suitcase as I try to get this one last message out to you. I'M HEADING TO THE WOMEN'S MARCH ANNIVERSARY IN LAS VEGAS, and I'm beyond excited! The historic Women's March last year was transformative. It inspired and empowered a whole new generation of women leaders,...
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Black women vote at high numbers in spite of White funders, not because of them.

December 13, 2017
Today, the Democratic victory of a senate seat in Alabama is our nation's top news story. Alabama, the most Republican of Republican states, one of the red-est of the red states, turned blue. And, for the first time, many news outlets are giving credit to the demographic responsible for this...
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VoteRunLead Women Win, Make History, and are Everywhere!

November 9, 2017
The election results from November 7, 2017, are really exciting - and encouraging for women. In early results, 45 women trained to run for state and local office by VoteRunLead were on the ballot from Kansas to Minnesota to New York! And they’re making history! Thirty-one women who trained with...
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5 Reasons to Vote for the Women You’ve Never Heard Of

November 7, 2017
Originally published on Medium, Monday, November 5 / Election Day 2017 is today, Tuesday, November 6 Tomorrow, voters in small towns across America, in 59 of the 100 largest cities, and in thirty-three states will head to the polls and elect new leaders who will make choices that affect our...
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Voting Rights and Women

August 23, 2017
When Margie Mueller, 85, went to her local Plymouth, Wis., polling site last Election Day, she was turned away because her driver’s license had expired. She was told she could go to the Department of Motor Vehicles in Sheboygan, Wis., to get a new, valid ID. That wasn’t going to happen; Sheboygan...
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