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What if you were born tomorrow- with no paid family leave?

March 3, 2016
What if you were born tomorrow? Think about this: If you were born tomorrow, what are your chances of growing up healthy in a wealthy family? Well, let me tell you. You have a 25% chance to be born in a family living in poverty and a 0.6% chance to die before turning one year old. No, I am not...
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President Obama's Final Budget

February 15, 2016
President Obama introduced his final budget last week. Find out all the details about what is in it and what is happening next!
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RSVP: Family Playdate & Action for Paid Family Leave!

January 19, 2016
Join MomsRising & other DC-area families for a high-impact playdate in support of paid family leave!
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#NHPrimaryConcerns - join the conversation

January 7, 2016
New Hampshire gets a lot of attention these days, with so many candidates running around the state it is hard to avoid the hordes of media that are hot on their tails. However, I ask you this - Are they talking about what you are interested in? Every Child Matters and MomsRising want to make sure...
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Moms Meetups coming your way in 2016!

January 6, 2016
It’s the New Year and we've got a new experiment we'd like to do with you (yes, you!). We've had a ton of requests recently to have a way for our members to gather together in-person, offline, in a regular way to talk about important current topics and hang out with other cool, secret superhero...
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I almost died in childbirth. Then I was fired.

December 20, 2015
This is the story of Danelle, a MomsRising volunteer whose personal story clearly shows how much we need a national paid family leave program. Please read it and join us to make a difference for Danelle and all families! *** A few years ago, I almost died during the birth of my second child. My daughter spent a month in the NICU and I had a long, painful recovery. The unexpected expense of early delivery and lengthy hospital stays put tremendous financial strain on our family.
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Take Action You Must!

Tell Congress: Paid Leave is a Real Life Saber!

December 19, 2015
Together we're a powerful *force* for women and families!
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Celebrate Wins!

Wow, You Did All THAT in 2015? MomsRising WINS!

December 17, 2015
Sometimes it’s hard to see the many ways that small actions like signing a petition, sharing your personal experience, making a call, attending a local meeting, or playing a MomsVote debate game on social media add up over time and make a big difference. They do. Because we are MomsRising together...
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Make New York Next!

December 16, 2015
Memories of warm weather might be fading, but what is NOT fading is the need for paid family leave in New York state! The momentum is growing, but we can’t take anything for granted. Take a quick moment right now, before our thoughts turn entirely to the holidays, to send a quick message to NY...
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Keystone Moms: Make Pennsylvania the State of Motherly Love!

December 14, 2015
As a mom of two young and very rambunctious kids, I consider it a personal victory if we all make it out of the house wearing shoes each morning. So I totally understand how for many folks like me, the political ramblings taking place in Harrisburg can feel like a distant animal … interesting to...
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