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Say NO to fake solutions: We need paid leave now!

July 11, 2018
I’m going to get right to the point. U.S. Senators Marco Rubio, Mike Lee, and Joni Ernst are working on a proposal to raid Social Security to give income to parents of a new child. This is like robbing Peter to pay Paul. It quite simply doesn’t work. While we appreciate that the need for paid leave...
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Share Your Birth Story With MomsRising!

May 11, 2018
We 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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Breast Pump Hackathon & Policy Summit

April 27, 2018
Hacking breast pumps AND talking public policy solutions to support breastfeeding moms!?!? I am looking forward to this weekend's Make the Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon & Paid Family Leave Policy Summit !! I'll be surrounded by moms, babes, engineers, advocates, and innovators all working to...
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Paid leave that works for families, business & the economy!

April 22, 2018
I am a planner. I plan for everything. From my weekly dinner menu to my annual physical, I schedule, prioritize, and plan out every last detail I can. But sometimes the unexpected happens - a family member falls severely ill or a spouse is diagnosed with cancer. That’s where paid leave comes...
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Raising Corporate Awareness of Benefits of Paid Leave

April 3, 2018
Over the past several years the conversation about paid leave has launched to new heights. National attention is evident by the more than 300 articles on paid leave surfacing daily. Public policy is also picking up speed with five states and the District of Columbia passing legislation for paid...
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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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How to Fill the Rest of 2018

March 29, 2018
Congressional leaders are mulling what to do for the rest of the year. We have a list of ideas for them, but we want to hear from you.
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TAKE ACTION: TELL MA LAWMAKERS → Enact paid leave!

March 6, 2018
The fight for paid family and medical leave in Massachusetts is on fire in Boston right now! We have a real chance of winning in Massachusetts this year, but only lawmakers keep hearing from you. → Sign here to ask your state legislator to make enact paid family and medical leave for Massachusetts...
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TAKE ACTION: Sign our thank you card to Senator Heinrich!

February 12, 2018
Because of you and MomsRising members like you, earlier this week, New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich announced his support for the FAMILY Act and signed on as a co-sponsor! → Please sign our card to Sen. Heinrich, thanking him for supporting New Mexico families! New Mexico MomsRising members were...
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Paid Family Leave is Good Business

February 9, 2018
With jobless rates at multi-year lows in the United States and many other countries, finding talent is becoming a bigger task. Overall employment is expected to grow year on year at 0.7% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the prior decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . For the country...
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