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Paid family leave JUST introduced in Colorado!

March 11, 2019
I can barely contain my excitement! Last Thursday, the CO FAMLI Act (Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act) was introduced in the Colorado State Senate as SB19-188. After 5 years of this bill being introduced and discussed, this could FINALLY be the year it passes! But we can’t take anything for...
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Equal Pay Now!

Stand up for #AAPIEqualPay

March 4, 2019
As the former Executive Director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum , current board member of MomsRising, and most importantly, being a mom to two incredible daughters myself, fighting for equitable treatment of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and girls is my lifelong...
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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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Risers Radio: Moving Mountains

April 15, 2019
This week on our #RisersRadio show we have another amazing panel like, the ACLU's Manar Waheed, with whom we cover how to BAN the bans and ways to work for fair treatment of all immigrant families. We get the inside scoop on how taxes can be used for good (and bad) with Amy Matsui and hear from...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019
Happy Friday! Monday is Tax Day, so our first top action this week is to send a letter to your local paper about the Trump TaxScam! Publishing a letter in your local paper is easier than you might think, and a great way to generate local conversation around an issue you care about. Also on the tax...
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Playing for Change in Pasco and Spokane, WA

April 2, 2019
Eastern Washington MomsRising members gathered last week for two incredibly powerful Play-Ins in Pasco and Spokane in partnership with Child Care Aware of WA and Community Minded Enterprises . The events were focused on the early supports families need to thrive. MomsRising shared information about...
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¿Sabías que la brecha salarial es peor para las latinas?

April 2, 2019
¡¡¡BUENAS NOTICIAS!!! ¡La Cámara de Representantes APROBÓ la Ley de Equidad Salarial justo a tiempo para hoy que es el Día de Igualdad Salarial! >>> Ahora necesitamos la aprobación del Senado de EE. UU. para alcanzar igualdad salarial! Diles a tus senadores que copatrocinen y apoyen la Ley...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019
We're back with this week's list of top actions, ready for you to sign and share. This is a busy time for lawmakers, as new bills and budgets are being proposed and voted on at the federal and state levels. We must remain vigilant and speak out about the proposals that help families and our economy...
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#GoodNews This Week: Equal Pay, Childcare, Housing and More! [VIDEO]

March 29, 2019
VIDEO: This amazing video from Voice of America features MomsRising supporters' stories and the work we do together everyday. Check it out, it's wonderful!: VICTORY! The U.S. House of Representatives just passed the Paycheck Fairness Act! MomsRising supporters have been advocating for this for...
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