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Families Want Comprehensive Paid Family and Medical Leave: here's what that means

April 24, 2019
Care is care is care: Whether it’s to care for a newborn you swear already smiles, a mom who is severely ill, or a spouse or partner battling cancer, being there for family is what matters. No one should permanently lose their job and their financial lifeline when an urgent and unexpected family...
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It's happening! NC paid leave bill filed

April 24, 2019
It’s finally happening! This month North Carolina saw our first comprehensive, stand-alone bill filed that would provide paid family and medical leave for our state’s families. The NC Families First Act, sponsored by Representatives Meyer, Batch, Clark, and Majeed, would establish a paid family and...
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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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Superhero kids advocating for family-friendly policies and programs

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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Crea Conciencia Sobre el Día de Pago Justo En Tu Cafetería Local

March 26, 2019
El Día de Pago Justo es el 2 de abril y marca cuántos días en el 2019 se tiene que trabajar para ganar lo que se le pagó a un hombre anglosajón en el 2018 haciendo el mismo trabajo. Las latinas solo hacemos 53 centavos por cada dólar y es hora de cambiar estas cifras. >>> Para crear...
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#Good News This Week: NC Kids & Lead; Equal Pay; and more!

March 22, 2019
GOOD NEWS! Here’s a welcome good news story about kids’ health and the environment: In North Carolina, public health officials have been working for more than 30 years to eliminate childhood lead poisoning – and have come very close to doing so. Read more here! MOMSRISING RADIO: Have you checked...
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