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MomsRising member Rosa Walker and her family

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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Child care MUST be a priority!

March 21, 2022
Did you know that a recent report shows that nearly half a million families are estimated to be stranded without reliable child care, exacerbating the nation's worker shortage as parents continue to stay home? This is after an unprecedented global pandemic that our families and our economy still need to recover from. The kicker to all of this is that already, pre-pandemic, more than 1/2 of families lived in child care deserts without safe, nurturing, affordable options to begin with! It’s time to do address this, immediately. Below are some stories highlighting the urgent need for Congress to include Child care and pre-K as part of any reconciliation package!
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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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Protect Our Reproductive Rights: MomsRising Members Share Their Personal Stories on Abortion Experiences

February 24, 2022
What is Reproductive Justice? Bodily autonomy. Fair treatment. Attainable and affordable healthcare access.
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Equal Pay Day Art Contest for Kids & Teens (0-18)!

February 20, 2022
This year, we are marking Equal Pay Day (March 15th, 2022) with an ART CONTEST for kids and teens, ages 0-18!
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Why is child care feeling like Groundhog’s Day?

February 2, 2022
Is it just me or does every day feel like it’s repeating itself over and over (and over) again? It’s like the movie Groundhog’s Day, where Bill Murray’s character is forced to wake up and repeat the exact same day, day after day, except instead of a gopher, I have a toddler.
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SIGN NOW: Tell Congress to Pass the People’s Response Act!

January 31, 2022
It’s time to reimagine public safety and create crisis responses that are appropriate and equipped to meet the needs of communities. The reality is that our current approach to public safety is not working for children, for families, and particularly for Black and brown communities that have been...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022
It’s the first #5Actions of 2022: Last year, despite being in the middle of a pandemic, we did some amazing things together. You took over 1,400,000 actions, made 60,000+ phone calls, submitted over 4,000 letters to the editor, and so much more. Now, in 2022, there’s more work to be done to build...
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Honor DEMOCRACY! Sign to support voting rights!

January 6, 2022
Whatever our background, color, or zip code, in America we value our freedom: the freedom to have a say in our elections, to have our voices heard, and to have our votes counted! Our nation is better and stronger when each and every person is engaged in the future of our country through voting. And right now is a critical time for our democracy.
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Mad at Manchin? Turn your anger to action

December 20, 2021
Sen Manchin's announcement that he will not support the current version of the Build Back Better Act is a stinging, heartbreaking, disappointment to families in his state. Join us in urging him to come back to the negotiating table.
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