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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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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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The Working Families Tax Credit is Finally Here!

January 27, 2023
Along with our coalition partners , we at MomsRising are spreading some good news! Over 400,000 Washington households will be eligible for the Working Families Tax Credit starting in February 2023. Are you curious about the program? Want to help spread the word? You’re reading the right blog post!...
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2022 IMPACT: Our Legislative & Policy Wins

January 27, 2023
In 2022 MomsRising won transformational policy changes that bettered the lives of families, boosted the economy, and lifted democracy.
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ACTION ALERT: Stand with Washington State child care providers now!

January 24, 2023
If you know anyone with a child in child care you know that the system is broken. Families can't afford care or find any openings in their area. Parents, especially moms, are being pushed out of the workforce. All this while child care providers are earning poverty-level wages and struggling to...
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Washingtonians Raise your voice this legislative session!

January 19, 2023
It's that time of year again - kiddos are returning to school, the days are getting (ever so slightly) longer, and Washington State's lawmakers are back in Olympia for the annual state legislative session. Between now and April, lawmakers will be making key decisions about child care, early...
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Quick Signature!: Let's strengthen and expand the Working Families Tax Credit!

January 11, 2023
Washington made history in 2021 when the legislature passed and funded the Working Families Tax Credit , a first-of-its-kind policy for the state that will put millions of dollars back into the pockets of families. Eligible households can receive up to $1,200 per year starting February 2023. We...
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Recap: 'Saving Our Schools: Activating Parents in an Age of CRT-Backlash' Teach-In

December 16, 2022
On October 25th, 2022, parents across the country joined MomsRising and partners for a virtual teach-in on truth over fear and to learn ways to advocate for safe, honest, and inclusive education as the foundation of a just democracy. The event featured keynotes from Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw 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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MomsRising Urges Congress to Advance Critical Policies and Investments Before the End of the Year

December 6, 2022
MomsRising-Together-Logo-9.png December 12, 2022 Dear Member of Congress, On behalf of our over one million MomsRising members around the country, we want to thank you for passing impactful legislation to lift up our nation this Congress, including the Inflation Reduction Act, the Infrastructure...
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