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CNN OPINION: The harsh reality conservatives refuse to acknowledge

September 19, 2022
In a powerful CNN Opinion, MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner argues that, as the midterm elections approach, moms are a motivated voting force, and only one party is prioritizing issues that matter most to moms and families.
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, September 16, 2022

September 16, 2022
Your voice is as important as ever, and we have several actions on a wide range of topics that we need your help with in this week’s #5Actions. You can make a difference by signing these actions and sharing your stories on issues like student loan forgiveness, marriage equality, the importance of...
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Comenzamos: Poderosas Rising

September 15, 2022
Ahora que los niños han estrenado las mochilas y han empezado un nuevo año escolar, ¡MamásConPoder también tiene algo que estrenar! Este mes comenzamos una nueva serie de artículos de blog "Poderosas Rising" que ayudarán a informar a nuestra comunidad de todas las maneras en que estamos en el medio amplificando los asuntos más críticos que enfrentan las mujeres, las madres y las familias.
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MomsRising in West Virginia

August 18, 2022
MomsRising is a network of people just like you, united by the goal of building a more family-friendly in West Virginia and across America. Ruth and Tracy share their stories about the importance of paid family leave.
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Urgent action needed to support health equity and care in reconciliation!

July 28, 2022
"South Carolina, where I live, has refused to expand Medicaid coverage and I volunteer in my church's outreach program. Our clients need medical care and can't afford it. There is very little help for them. If we had expanded Medicaid, they would be in much better health and some could even go back...
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Congress, do the right thing. Pass paid family and medical leave for all.

July 8, 2022
We’ve been fighting so hard to win legislative change like paid family and medical leave that will help our families achieve economic security…and then here comes the Supreme Court two weeks ago overturning Roe v. Wade and striping away our autonomy, our right to be free and equal members of society, and our ability to access the abortion care we need.
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15 Washington State Fellows dedicated to bringing equity, and healing to their communities, and MomsRising.

June 30, 2022
Being a parent is a selfless act. For many, advocacy is reimagined here. The dreams of a brighter future for our children and communities is our motivation. Our Washington state Fellows of 2022-2023 encompass selflessness, determination, and vulnerability as they step more deeply into the shared...
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Father's Day, the gift of time

June 15, 2022
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads, papas, pop-pops, g-pops. My little one calls me dada, I wear the badge proudly. This is Father’s Day #2 for your boy and I cannot express how excited I am. I’m in disbelief that I have a 1 year old already. Time has passed so quickly.
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Boy flying kite with text saying Strolling Thunder, Thursday, June 9, 10:00-11:30 am

NC: Come fly kites for change! RSVP now for a kite-flying playdate

May 20, 2022
What is that up in the sky? Is it a bird? A plane? Nope! It's a kite! Join MomsRising (and a bunch of kites!) as we fly into action in Raleigh to remind NC lawmakers that when we lift up babies and families, we all can soar! MomsRising is excited to join our partners at the Think Babies NC Alliance...
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Paid leave is critical to all families

May 16, 2022
At the beginning of the pandemic, Amazon offered up to two weeks of paid time off for employees who had Covid-19 or needed to quarantine, and now, they’ve reduced that to five *unpaid* excused days from work.
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