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Washington State, let's modernize our paid sick leave laws this legislative session!

January 12, 2024
Now, with the start of the 2024 legislative session, we have the chance to make paid leave more accessible to families. This is our chance to let our lawmakers know that HB 1991 / SB 5793 is necessary to modernize our paid leave laws. What are we asking for? We are asking our lawmakers to update...
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Our Stories are Our Power: Let lawmakers know what we want!

December 19, 2023
School has been back in session for a few months and the end of the year is near. What are the things you’ve noticed as a caregiver that our lawmakers could address in Washington State’s upcoming legislative session? Let’s let our lawmakers know what matters to us! WHAT'S HAPPENING IN OLYMPIA? The...
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SIGN NOW: Urge your Senator to support the Healthy Families Act

July 21, 2023
Nothing gives me the summertime blues more than a summer cold, but for those of us who’ve recently had to battle some bugs, I’ve got good news for you: We’re one step closer to winning a nation-wide paid sick days law – and we need to keep the pressure on the U.S. to keep the bill moving forward.
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MomsRising delivering storybook to Senator's staff

Parents across PA and the country thank Senator Fetterman for bravery around mental health

March 27, 2023
Here at MomsRising, we're often delivering packets of constituent signatures and stories to our elected officials. It's a great way for parents to voice their opinions and concerns. However last week in Pennsylvania, we had a much different kind of petition to deliver, one delivering caring and...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, December 9, 2022

December 9, 2022
We are only a few weeks away from the end of the year, but there is still more work to be done in Congress this year. American families need Congress to be focused on the priorities that matter and this week’s 5Actions have several things to do to remind Congress about what’s important. Your voice...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, December 2, 2022

December 2, 2022
Tell U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer that we need a Senate vote NOW on banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines! The University of Virginia. Club Q in Colorado Springs. The Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. That’s three horrific and heart-breaking mass shootings, one after the...
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MomsRising in West Virginia

August 18, 2022
MomsRising is a network of people just like you, united by the goal of building a more family-friendly in West Virginia and across America. Ruth and Tracy share their stories about the importance of paid family leave.
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Congress, do the right thing. Pass paid family and medical leave for all.

July 8, 2022
We’ve been fighting so hard to win legislative change like paid family and medical leave that will help our families achieve economic security…and then here comes the Supreme Court two weeks ago overturning Roe v. Wade and striping away our autonomy, our right to be free and equal members of society, and our ability to access the abortion care we need.
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Boy flying kite with text saying Strolling Thunder, Thursday, June 9, 10:00-11:30 am

NC: Come fly kites for change! RSVP now for a kite-flying playdate

May 20, 2022
What is that up in the sky? Is it a bird? A plane? Nope! It's a kite! Join MomsRising (and a bunch of kites!) as we fly into action in Raleigh to remind NC lawmakers that when we lift up babies and families, we all can soar! MomsRising is excited to join our partners at the Think Babies NC Alliance...
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Paid leave is critical to all families

May 16, 2022
At the beginning of the pandemic, Amazon offered up to two weeks of paid time off for employees who had Covid-19 or needed to quarantine, and now, they’ve reduced that to five *unpaid* excused days from work.
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