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Pass the FAMILY Act!

February 7, 2019
Like peanut butter and jelly, equal pay and paid family/medical leave aren’t fancy concepts, they’re not luxury items - they’re basics that stand alone, but are better together. That’s the message we’re taking to Congress and I need your help! → Add your name to our letter urging every member of...
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Paid Leave for CO!

Make your voice heard on paid leave in Colorado!

January 25, 2019
Are you looking for a way to make sure your voice is heard when it comes to important issues being discussed at the Colorado State Capitol, but you don’t live in Denver? Well if so, you’re in luck -- we’re coming to YOU! MomsRising and Good Business Colorado would like to invite you to be an...
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#RisersRadio: The Power of YOU

February 19, 2019
We have a brand new radio show this week in which we cover how to help stop the fake national emergency; why (and how) we need to address the childcare and Pre-K crisis in our nation; how you can help one fair wage move forward so tipped workers aren’t stuck earning only $2.13 per hour; and we'll...
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[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: A person with shoulder length blond hair and a blue jacket sits before a House committee, providing witness testimony on the need for equal pay for equal work.]

Testimony of MomsRising CEO/Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner on the Paycheck Fairness Act

February 13, 2019
This is the testimony of Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO/Executive Director and Co-Founder of MomsRising, given today before the U.S. House Committee on Education & Labor, Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, for the Joint Subcommittee Hearing...
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PaidLeaveWA

Paid Leave for Love and Family

February 12, 2019
In 2012, I helped organized the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community to build support for our LGBT members and marriage equality in Washington State. The messaging for that campaign was tailored for the (API) community, where love for family was emphasized over individual romantic love. This is...
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Positive Proactive MOMentum!

February 5, 2019
On the #RisersRadioShow this week we cover the shutdown, the re-opening, and the power of older women; we also cover the introduction of the Paycheck Fairness Act and FAMILY Act in Congress (Yay!); and we close the show covering how to help prevent Muslim youth from being bullied in our communities...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019
Happy Friday! We hope that everyone affected by the extreme winter temperatures is safe and warm. And we look forward to learning all of the new games you've had to invent to keep the kids entertained, after so many days of cancelled school! Below please find our latest list of top actions for the...
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Cyntoia, Census, IL Gun Laws: Your January MOMentum!

January 30, 2019
WOW! With the progress we’ve achieved so far in 2019, it’s safe to say that MomsRising supporters are already building MOMentum for a great year ahead! Thanks to your actions and donations, we’re advancing rights for all women, moms, and families. Read on for details on what we’ve accomplished...
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Guest Post

Small business owner Tiffany Turner supports WA's new paid leave program

January 22, 2019
Originally printed in the Chinook Observer on December 20, 2018 . My husband and I own four seaside hotels on the coast of Washington and Oregon as well as two restaurants and a distillery in the small town of Long Beach, where we grew up. As small business owners, we’ve always wanted to offer jobs...
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Defensores legislativos de WA: ¡Los permisos pagados benefician a los trabajadores y a las empresas por igual!

January 11, 2019
¡La familia es el núcleo de toda pequeña empresa! Por eso es emocionante que la cigüeña esté entregando en las calles del estado de Washington… ¡los Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados! A partir de enero del 2020, los Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados darán a los trabajadores la estabilidad...
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