For more than 20 years, Sue Anne has delivered online production services across multiple sectors, with more than a decade focused on the nonprofit and social good space. For the past 5 years, Sue Anne worked for The Engage Group and delivered projects for Defenders of Wildlife, National Audubon Society, Human Rights Campaign and No Kid Hungry – Share our Strength. She has served on the Advisory and Steering Committees for the National Technology Conference by NTEN and is a regular speaker on technology topics at nonprofit conferences. Prior to The Engage Group, Sue Anne worked at Care2 and EMQ FamiliesFirst in California. She resides in Clarksville, Tennessee and volunteers regularly with veteran programs out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky. She spends most of her free time at Crossfit, crafting or working on her family history.
Blog Post List
May 6, 2022
It’s Mother’s Day weekend, and we are looking forward to celebrating (and activating!) with all the moms in our lives on Sunday. We also have several ways for you to join us online and share your story with our team. Tomorrow is our MOMibuster - an online, day-long filibuster to demand care infrastructure that works for families. Why? Because #CareCantWait any longer! Many of you submitted short videos that will be included in the day’s events – and we are so thankful for all you’re doing to build a powerful movement together. The action doesn’t stop there: We also need your help making sure...
April 8, 2022
We’re celebrating the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court this week. This is a historic, meaningful moment that will make our highest court more reflective of our country’s rich diversity. You can read our statement here. (And big thanks go to YOU for helping to keep the pressure on the U.S. Senate to get Judge Jackson confirmed quickly!) As we celebrate our victories, we’re still working hard to push much needed change forward! There is still so much work to be done on making sure the priorities important to America’s families are reflected in the policies...
April 1, 2022
It’s April Fools Day, but we’re serious that there are lots of important actions you can quickly take to stand up for women and families! Next week is going to be a very busy week in Washington with discussions ramping up again about what may be included in the next economic package. You can help make sure Congress and the White House stay focused on the right priorities by signing on to the actions below. This week’s 5Actions include actions focused on community- and home-based services, critical child care infrastructure, student loan debt, and fair pay. Thank you for all you do. -- Sue...
March 25, 2022
Watching the U.S. Senate confirmation hearings this week for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for U.S. Supreme Court Justice have been equal parts inspiring and frustrating. There have been times when I have wanted to stand up and cheer for Judge Jackson – and times when I’ve wanted to rage and throw things at my television because some Republican U.S. Senators were horrifyingly racist and sexist during the hearing. But, what stood out more than anything is the power that each of us have to persevere, to make a difference, and to let our voices be heard. Whether it’s an encouraging word to a...
February 11, 2022
Even if you haven’t been playing Wordle, it’s been hard to escape the new online word game. And in exciting news, this week, we have our own version of Wordle with 5Actions for you to take that are important to American families. Your voice is needed, and we can’t get critical legislation passed without your help. Thank you for ALL you do! -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Selina, Felicia, Kelsey, Sara, and the rest of the MomsRising / MamásConPoder Team Help pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act via your local newspaper! Members of Congress and their staff regularly read the local newspapers from their...
January 14, 2022
It’s the first #5Actions of 2022: Last year, despite being in the middle of a pandemic, we did some amazing things together. You took over 1,400,000 actions, made 60,000+ phone calls, submitted over 4,000 letters to the editor, and so much more. Now, in 2022, there’s more work to be done to build the care infrastructure we all need in the Build Back Better programs, including maternal health equity, childcare and Pre-K, paid family and medical leave, extend the monthly Child Tax Credit checks, and expand home- and community-based services; as well as to protect our reproductive health, save...
December 3, 2021
It’s hard to believe that 2021 is almost coming to a close. But, we have more work to do before 2022!! It’s time to let the Senate know that they need to pass the Build Back Better Act without delay! And...
October 22, 2021
It’s go time! Congress is negotiating now to decide what will be in the care infrastructure package that they hope to pass within weeks. We need to keep the pressure on!
October 1, 2021
There’s so much on the line right now. We need your action to help ensure health care is included as we Build Back Better, to help protect Haitian refugees at the border, to support the PUMP Act, and more!
August 27, 2021
This week’s #5Actions include resources to help ease the transition back to school and share your story about how you’re dealing with the pandemic -- as well as about how to help build the care infrastructure that our nation needs through the Congressional process that’s moving right now.
August 13, 2021
Key care infrastructure components have moved forward this week in the U.S. Senate (including childcare for all and universal paid/family leave) propelled by voices like yours! THANK YOU! Now, we need to move these same policies forward in the US House. This week we have #5Actions for you to take that keep building the momentum to help make that happen.
August 5, 2021
While August is usually a quiet time on the legislative front, the pandemic has made this year anything but usual. In fact, August is busier than ever on the legislative front! So we need your help making sure our leaders prioritize building a care infrastructure. Here are #5Actions that need your attention.
July 23, 2021
It continues to be a busy summer, and we want to make sure that Congress and the White House remain focused on the priorities that matter the most to American families, businesses and economy. We have #5Actions for you to take this week on health care, prescription drug prices, childcare and paid leave so you can help make sure that happens!
July 8, 2021
As American families work to recover from the pandemic, we need your help in making sure Congress and the Biden administration prioritizes policies important to that recovery. These are #5Actions ready for you to take.
June 24, 2021
We have 5 quick actions for you to take this week to help support child care, unemployment insurance, gun safety, and access to healthcare.
May 21, 2021
It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-May. We appreciate all you’ve done to take action, make your voice heard, and help bring relief to so many families. Here are 5Actions you can take to keep the MOMentum going.
May 14, 2021
Everything is strange this year, including tax day, which has been moved to May 17th due to the pandemic. But don’t worry, we have some actions to get you excited about taxes!
April 29, 2021
This week we saw President Biden pass 100 days in office and deliver a speech to a joint session of Congress that highlighted many of the priorities MomsRising members have long been fighting for around the country! A big week! We have 5Actions for you to take this week important to moms and families, including supporting breastfeeding moms, protecting transgender healthcare rights and sharing your story about how the American Rescue Plan has benefited you so we can fight for even more changes to lift our families and economy. -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Felicia, Tina, Diarra, Claudia, and the rest...
April 2, 2021
We’ll get right to it! This week’s 5Actions include ways to learn more about new benefits available to YOU and your family (including the new direct payments related to children in the Child Tax Credit) due to the recent passage of the American Rescue Act (ARP) at a special online event with Speaker Pelosi! Below, you’ll also find ways to make your voice heard as we work to stop gun violence, as well as ways to help build a care infrastructure that enables parents to work and creates good care jobs. Lots to do! Thank you for doing it with us! -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Nate, Gloria, Joy, Elyssa,...
March 19, 2021
This week has been tough. The Atlanta shooting that resulted in the death of eight people -- including six Asian American women -- again proves that Americans can no longer wait for action against gun violence and hate. We stand against Anti-Asian hate and for gun control. The time for action is now. In the five actions this week, we urge you to sign onto our petition to Congress demanding gun control and an end to racism; offer an opportunity to celebrate that the American Rescue Plan just became law, cutting child poverty in half, by signing a “Thank you!” note to President Biden and Vice...
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