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BREAKING NEWS: Equal Pay Opportunity Act passes in Olympia!

March 7, 2018
WE DID IT! After years of hard work and advocacy, the Equal Pay Opportunity Act has passed the Washington State Legislature. In a strong, bipartisan vote the State House and Senate sent a strong equal pay bill to Governor Inslee's desk and he is expected to sign it quickly into law. Sign our thank...
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#5Actions of the Week: March 4, 2018

March 4, 2018
Happy Sunday! We hope you've had a good week — and have weathered all the storms that may have come your way okay! This week's #5Actions roundup keeps the drumbeat going around gun safety, immigration, and SNAP (food stamps). Gun safety is top of our actions list this week because we all know...
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TAKE ACTION: Roses are red, violets are blue, it's time that equal pay made its debut

February 13, 2018
"We are strong, and no one can tell us we are wrong...about the wage gap." Ok, I know that's not how the classic Pat Benatar song goes, but what better way to inspire action than with a power ballad? Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and I need your help to send a special message to lawmakers in Olympia...
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Women Unite to Challenge Gender Inequality and Trump Agenda with “State of Our Union”

January 29, 2018
On the Heels of the #Me Too Movement and Women’s March Anniversary, Women Offer Alternative Vision to Trump Agenda
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Washington Leaders: Don't deny women the right to fight for their own worth

January 28, 2018
MomsRising sent the following letter to the Washington State Legislature in regards to current equal pay legislation before the State House and Senate. Call your elected officials in Olympia to share your opposition to any form of preemption in the Equal Pay Opportunity Act 1-888-523-8974 : Dear...
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TAKE ACTION: Are you ready to rise in Olympia?

January 24, 2018
Moms, dads, and kiddos are bringing the voices of families to Olympia -- will you join us? MomsRising is hosting TWO, high-impact events at the state capitol in Olympia over the next few weeks and we want YOU to be a part of it. Together, we are bringing the voices and stories of families and...
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Remarks by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner at 2018 Women’s March #PowerToThePolls Rally

January 22, 2018
Editor's note: MomsRising's CEO/Executive Director, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, delivered a powerful message at the Women's #PowerToThePolls First Anniversary rally event in Las Vegas this past weekend. Check out the Facebook Live video of her remarks as well as the written remarks below: Hello out...
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TAKE ACTION: Urge your legislators to support the Equal Pay Opportunity Act

January 6, 2018
$18 billion . That’s how much Washington women lose to the wage gap each year. Women of color lose the most. That’s the bad news. The good news? There’s growing, bipartisan support in the Washington State Legislature to pass groundbreaking equal pay legislation, called the Equal Pay Opportunity Act...
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Pauli Murray's Song of Hope

November 3, 2017
Hope is a song in a weary throat. Give me a song of hope And a world where I can sing it. Give me a song of faith And a people to believe in it. Give me a song of kindliness And a country where I can live it. Give me a song of hope and love And a brown girl’s heart to hear it. This verse is from...
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