June 10, 2017Yikes! We have a bizarre, tricky, and urgent situation with President Trump and paid family and medical leave -- and we need your help letting Congress know what’s going on so they aren’t fooled. The lowdown: While we were heartened that President Trump’s proposed budget recognized the need for...
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June 23, 2016Join us on Wednesday, June 29th at 2pm ET for a #WellnessWed Twitter Storm about LGBTQ Family Economic Security!
March 3, 2016Get ready to break into a smile as you scroll down to see some fun pictures of DC MomsRising volunteers & their cute kids working on passing #PaidLeave4DC with hearts, glitter, targeted messaging, and superhero capes!
February 29, 2016The DC Universal Paid Leave Act underwent some dangerous cuts. It's up to us to make sure the bill is restored to the type of paid family leave DC families need!
October 4, 2017Whether it’s to care for a newborn you swear already smiles, a mom who is ill, or a spouse battling cancer, being there for family is what matters. You shouldn't have to give up a paycheck to do it. But non-existent paid family and medical leave policies are forcing working parents to make impossible choices. But together, we can change this!
October 4, 2017Between lack of earned sick days and non-existent paid family and medical leave policies, working parents are really feeling squeezed right now. But together, we can change this!
August 4, 2017We need your voice! Click here to s hare your birth/maternal story with us or share the story of someone you love! Everyone who becomes pregnant or gives birth should have access to a safe, healthy, and respectful experience. Access to health insurance and quality, equitable health care are a...
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August 1, 2017This piece is published in partnership with Echoing Ida, a Forward Together Program. Current data indicates that black women have the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the US. There are many reasons for this, including lack of access to resources, substandard healthcare, personal choice and...
July 23, 2017We had a huge victory this week, as the very-bad Senate healthcare bill came to a halt in Washington. The voices of parents, families, caregivers, partners, sisters and daughters like US made a huge difference. Sadly, the healthcare battle isn't over. But for a brief moment let's congratulate...
Fight the opioid crisis -> Tell Congress to protect Medicaid and support paid family & medical leave
July 14, 2017I’m from wild and wonderful West Virginia. It’s a state known for its rugged, natural beauty. Unfortunately, it’s also known for being one of the states hardest hit by the opioid crisis . I know that solving the opioid crisis is not an easy fix. I also know that right now there are two things...