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15 Moms Who Are Putting Policies to Work for Families

July 11, 2019
To mother is to transform. Each and every day moms are shaping a more just future for us all through small and big acts alike -- whether it’s helping a tantruming toddler understand their feelings or advocating for their community with elected leaders, moms have superpowers that move us all forward...
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15 mamás que están poniendo las políticas a trabajar para las familias

July 11, 2019
Ser madre significa transformar. Todos los días, las mamás forjan un futuro más justo para todos nosotros a través de actos pequeños y grandes por igual –ya sea ayudando a un niñito a comprender sus sentimientos en medio de una pataleta o abogando por su comunidad ante los funcionarios electos, las...
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All New Risers Radio: Can't Stop, Won't Stop

July 9, 2019
This week on an all new episode of #BreakingThrough we alongside our guests, cover #CloseTheCamps and the fight to stop human rights abuses from continuing to happen in the name of immigration enforcement. We also discuss change, power and how YOU can make a difference. We’ll get the lowdown on the...
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The Affordable Care Act Is For All of Us

July 9, 2019
Just last week, I took to social media with one of those “My kid is growing up too fast!” posts that we’ve all seen so many times. But for my son, growing up was far from a foregone conclusion. Ethan is now 12-years-old and stands three inches taller than me, but the only reason he is alive and...
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Take Action to stop the Texas v. United States case!

July 8, 2019
Health care is on the line again (!!) with oral arguments beginning in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Republican-led Texas v. United States lawsuit that could overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and threaten protections for the 130 million people living with a pre-existing condition...
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The Human Needs Report: Spending updates, Border Aid, Census Citizenship Question, and More

July 1, 2019
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on Congress's spending work, aid for immigrants at the border, the Supreme Court's decision on the Census citizenship question, tax credits for working families, and more.
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June MOMentum: Pride, Equal Pay, More!

June 30, 2019
Happy June! The sun is out and so are families celebrating Pride! We’re sharing stats and stories by and for LGBTQ+ moms and families throughout the month on the blog and social media. Keep an eye out for the rainbows coming from the MomsRising and MamásconPoder accounts! And just in time for the...
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Ban the bans!

June 30, 2019
In New Jersey, activists came together to talk about the bans and what folks could do to ensure that abortion stayed legal and accessible in their state and beyond.
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Quick Signature: Tell Congress to support the Women’s Health Protection Act!

June 25, 2019
Last Friday, Missouri came one step closer to becoming the first state in the nation without an abortion clinic when its health department rejected a license renewal for the St. Louis Planned Parenthood location. Across the country, women’s reproductive rights are under attack — now more than ever...
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Families belong together!

Stand with NC immigrant communities! Urge Gov. Cooper to veto HB 370

June 21, 2019
Family separation isn’t something that’s just happening at the national-level. Right here in North Carolina anti-immigrant lawmakers are stepping up their attacks on North Carolina’s immigrant communities and the democratically elected sheriffs who have pledged to protect them. HB 370, an anti-...
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