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Story time: The fall of Roe v Wade did not silence us. It activated us.

November 15, 2022
Why is abortion critical for moms? America’s moms were faced with the unthinkable reality when the U.S. Supreme Court relegated our autonomy to the states, making our ability to access the reproductive health care we needed almost impossible. Everything changed for every woman, every family, and...
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Use Your Voice, Black Lives Matter

How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, November 18, 2022

November 18, 2022
The recent elections left us with a number of mixed emotions. Excited for new faces and firsts, worried about delayed outcomes in others and, of course, some disappointment. But more than anything, in this season of thankfulness we are grateful . We are grateful for YOU. Your mobilization,...
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Entendiendo el programa de alivio de los préstamos estudiantiles

November 3, 2022
Ha habido mucho revuelo en torno al programa de alivio de los préstamos estudiantiles del presidente Biden, ¡y con razón! El presidente Biden anunció el 17 de octubre que el portal para aplicar en línea para el alivio de los préstamos estudiantiles estaba abierto y en la misma semana visitó...
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A Closer Look: The Student Debt Loan Relief Program

November 1, 2022
There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding President Biden’s Student Debt Loan Relief Program and rightly so! On October 17th, President Biden unveiled the online application portal for student loan debt relief and later that week, President Biden visited Delaware University, an Historically Black...
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, October 14, 2022

October 14, 2022
We have five important actions for you to take this week! If you have already signed these actions (thank you!), please share them on your social networks as that helps more people get involved. Thank you for all you do. -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Diarra, Claudia, Elyssa, Felicia, and the rest of the...
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Quick signature for LGBTQ+ equality!

October 11, 2022
It’s National Coming Out Day! Coming out has been a continual process for me as a cisgendered bisexual mom. I know I’m not alone in this, because so many of my loved ones who are LGBTQ+ tell me that the experience has been similar for them. Coming out in order to live openly as someone who is LGBTQ...
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SIGN ON! Congress must act before the end of 2022 to protect DACA recipients!

October 7, 2022
Earlier this week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals gave a temporary reprieve to current DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients. This is great because DACA is a critical program that ensures people who were brought to the U.S. as children can live and work in the communities...
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Why is Marriage Equality Important?

September 19, 2022
Recently, we asked our members to tell us why marriage equality is important to them and a MomsRising member in Florida shared her experience with us: "I married a man, a good friend, in 1966 because marriage to a man was expected of all young women during those years. I knew I loved women, but...
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CNN OPINION: The harsh reality conservatives refuse to acknowledge

September 19, 2022
In a powerful CNN Opinion, MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner argues that, as the midterm elections approach, moms are a motivated voting force, and only one party is prioritizing issues that matter most to moms and families.
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