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Elias: An American Dreamer

December 21, 2017
Meet Elias. He is one of 800,000 Dreamers fighting for their ability to continue with their lives in the United States. Dreamers are young people that were brought to the U.S. as children. Many Dreamers, like Elias, did not know that they were not citizens until they were unable to pursue their...
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Black women vote at high numbers in spite of White funders, not because of them.

December 13, 2017
Today, the Democratic victory of a senate seat in Alabama is our nation's top news story. Alabama, the most Republican of Republican states, one of the red-est of the red states, turned blue. And, for the first time, many news outlets are giving credit to the demographic responsible for this...
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The Human Needs Report: tax cut bill, avoiding a shutdown, disaster aid, and more

December 11, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, a regular newsletter on national policy affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on Congress’s tax cut bill, avoiding a shutdown, disaster aid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Dreamers, and more.
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Have Questions About LGBTQ Adoption? We have Answers!

December 11, 2017
November was National Adoption Awareness Month. To raise awareness about adoption in the LGBTQ community, MomsRising partnered with Family Equality Council , Children’s Action Network , and PFLAG to host a tweetchat about adoption by LGBTQ adults. If you missed out on the tweetchat, no worries!...
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Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book Launch

December 11, 2017
We at MomsRising are excited to share our first Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book with you! It’s for partners, legislators and everyday folks who want to learn more about the problematic state of maternal morbidity/mortality in our nation. The book also serves as an advocacy tool to...
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"The Biggest Tax Scam in History"

November 28, 2017
The Senate tax cut bill is the biggest tax scam in history. Read why and what you can do to stop it.
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#GivingTuesday: ¡Cómo pueden ayudarnos a correr la voz!

November 27, 2017
Mientras escribo esto, estoy sentada en el sillón, sintiendo todavía una ligera llenura después de una pequeña y tranquila cena el jueves donde no hubo pavo, pero sí hubo macarrones con queso y langosta, coles de Bruselas y un enorme pastel de calabaza, entre otras delicias. La oficina está en...
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5 Ways to be an Activist in your City with the National League of Cities!

November 21, 2017
The National League of Cities sat down with MomsRising’s #KeepMarchingCircle to discuss how parents can help create change at the local level! Below is the video of this wonderful conversation! As Katie Whitehouse (Principal Associate for Early Childhood Success) and Dawn Schluckebier (Principal...
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We Have a Sexual Assault and Harassment Crisis in America, and It Should Not Be a Partisan Issue

November 21, 2017
A whopping one-in-four women say they have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace . One-in-three women have experienced some form of sexual violence in her lifetime. Almost 23 million women have been victims of rape or attempted rape in the United States. We believe women. We believe facts...
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Human Needs Report: Tax cut bills, disaster aid, anti-immigrant policies, and more

November 13, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released the latest edition of the Human Needs Report, a regular newsletter on national policy affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on the House and Senate tax cut bills, year-end spending deals, disaster aid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, policies hurting immigrant communities, and more.
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