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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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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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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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"I Didn't Make This World For You"

December 8, 2017
…They have become great and rich; they have grown fat and sleek…. they judge not with justice the cause of the fatherless… and they do not defend the rights of the needy. --Jeremiah 5:27-28 Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees, to deprive the poor of their rights...
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An Abominable Massacre of Poor Children's Futures

December 1, 2017
The United States Congress and Trump Administration are engaged in a morally abominable massacre of the hopes, dreams and basic survival and development needs of millions of babies, children and youths in America – 13.2 million of whom are poor. Many are hungry, homeless, unequally educated, and...
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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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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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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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Why America May Go to Hell!

November 17, 2017
I hope you will speak up loudly and do whatever else is necessary to stop Congress’ hugely unjust Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that rewards billionaires at the expense of poor babies and corporations at the expense of vulnerable children. Millions of America’s children today are suffering from hunger,...
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