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Moms Group Joins Massive Internet-Wide Day of Action for Net Neutrality on July 12th

July 12, 2017
Thousands of websites plan massive online protest for July 12th. Other participating organizations include The Center for Media Justice, Mozilla, MoveOn, ACLU, Change.Org, CREDO, Democracy for America, Rock the Vote, and the Women's March.
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It’s time to get serious about paid family leave

July 11, 2017
As a parent, I know what it is like to be worried about your child’s health and well-being — and to have financial worries on top of that. When I gave birth to my daughter Ella at 28 weeks, she weighed 2 lbs. and 1 oz. She was and is the best thing that has ever happened to us. I had struggled to...
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NY Times Shames Single Parents, Here’s Why They’re Wrong

June 29, 2017
This piece originally appeared in the Daily Kos . As if single parents didn’t have enough shame heaped on them, the New York Times decided to pile on. On Wednesday, columnist David Leonhardt wrote : "People who follow the success sequence first receive at least a high school degree, then get a job...
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Gender Stereotypes Are Messing with Your Kid

June 29, 2017
A new Common Sense Media study shows that learning gender roles from movies and TV shows has real consequences on kids' self-esteem, relationships -- and even their future careers.
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Summer Road Trip, MomsRising Style!

June 27, 2017
This week, MomsRising staff members and volunteers from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia have been joining together at different Senate offices across the three states to raise their voices and fight for health care. This trip has been inspiring. At every stop, powerful stories were shared...
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Before It's Too Late: Earned Sick Days for Rhode Island!

June 27, 2017
The clock is ticking! We only have a handful of days left to make sure the Rhode Island state legislature passes the earned sick days bill!
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Not on our watch! Tell US Senate: Don’t take healthcare away from 22 million people!

June 27, 2017
Heartless. Yesterday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their analysis of the U.S. Senate Republican’s health care bill and confirmed what was already painfully and unmistakably clear: This bill is cruel, would be a giant step backward for this country, and would take...
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Raising the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction Will ‘Advance Justice, Strengthen Families’ in North Carolina

June 23, 2017
We commend North Carolina state legislators for raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction for misdemeanors and low-level felonies in the budget they passed yesterday. This puts an end to the days when 16- and 17-year-olds were automatically prosecuted as adults, even for the most minor offenses...
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Raising Kids Who Embrace Race: Why we must, where we begin.

June 22, 2017
Why We Gather. EmbraceRace is about building a strong and nourishing community of practice for parents, guardians, teachers and other caregivers who want to help raise a generation of children who are thoughtful, informed, and brave about race. In this session we — Andrew (Grant-Thomas) and Melissa...
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We're talking Presidential Accountability tonight during our #KeepMarching telephone town hall!

June 22, 2017
We are so excited to hop on the phone with you tonight, 9 PM EST / 6 PM PST , for MomsRising’s #KeepMarching telephone town hall meeting on Presidential accountability, when we'll cover the nuts and bolts of impeachment , how special counsels and independent commissions work, and the current...
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