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MomsRising Member Testifies Before Congress: "We simply can’t anymore: We are at the end of our ropes."

March 25, 2022
MomsRising member Rosa Walker testified before a House Budget Committee, Hearing on Ensuring Women Can Thrive in a Post-Pandemic Economy, about the investments Congress must make in order to help families like hers recover from the pandemic. When you support MomsRising, you help lift the voices of moms and families, like Rosa Walker!
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Maternal Mental Health Matters

Maternal Mental Health Matters

March 23, 2022
At MomsRising / MamásConPoder, we have been hearing from families across the country about the critical need for improvements and supports for maternal mental health like mental health services, paid family and medical leave, affordable child care, an extension of Medicaid coverage, and better...
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CNN OPINION: This Equal Pay Day, let's smash the maternal wall

March 15, 2022
"If families really mattered to Republican leaders, then they wouldn't be focused on banning important books, restricting access to reproductive healthcare and attacking LGBTQ+ kids." - Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner In this powerful CNN Opinion , MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner...
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SOTU BINGO Card

Join Our BINGO Party!

February 25, 2022
Popcorn and BINGO with the President... all from the comfort of your living room! Want in? This Tuesday night (March 1st) at 9pm ET / 6pm PT President Joe Biden will be giving the 2022 State of the Union (SOTU). In order to make watching fun and powerful, we've created a BINGO card to help you...
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Did you miss the CareAVan?

February 23, 2022
On Valentine's Day, we took to the street in the hope that Cupid's arrow would spark some care infrastructure love into the hearts of our U.S. Senators. We got together with the National Women's Law Center and with the help of Chalk R!ot, a Cocoa CareAVan, and candy hearts we spelled it out clearly and colorfully: Care. Can't. Wait.
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Brand New Breaking Through Podcast: Fulcrum Points of Change in Our Nation’s Capitol

February 2, 2022
On the radio show this week we cover disability rights; as well as what’s happening with the assault on abortion access and how you can help protect women’s rights and bodily autonomy; the ways in which big pharma is taking advantage of taxpayers and how to fight back; and we also hear the latest...
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What's in Build Back Better (BBB) for Families? MomsRising Staff Explains

December 17, 2021
Every provision of the Build Back Better agenda is supported by at least two in three Americans. This is why it's important to spread the word far and wide about what is in this proposed legislation and what it would mean for families.
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I Met With Chairwoman Cecilia Rouse to Talk About Paid Leave

December 13, 2021
It was exhausting to care for my grandkids and my mom at the same time. Because our country doesn’t have a care infrastructure, everything has fallen on my shoulders. Right now, I’m juggling providing afterschool care with making sure my mother-in-law, who lives in an assisted living facility, is well taken care of and has everything she needs. There’s no way I can return to the workforce.
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Write a sticky note message to your U.S. Senator to pass Build Back Better!

December 10, 2021
I’m stubborn. Yes, I have gifts to buy, cookies to bake, and kids and loved ones to care for, all on top of the ongoing madness of the pandemic. But I’m not taking my eyes off the Build Back Better Act. Not now. Not when we are so close to finally getting the care policies that my family -- and so...
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Caring for My Son Has Meant Missing Too Many Paychecks - We Are MomsRising

December 6, 2021
"Like the vast majority of workers in West Virginia and the United States, I don’t have access to paid family and medical leave. As a result, over and over again I’ve had to choose between my paycheck and caring for my loved ones when they needed me most." - Tracy Wood
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