Educating and mobilizing parents and caregivers across the nation on healthy schools, including: nutritious school food and eliminating junk food marketing to kids; physical activity for school-aged kids; dismantling the school to prison pipeline; amplifying resilience and decreasing trauma with social-emotional development practices in grades K-12.
Focusing on equity in pregnancy, childbirth and the period after childbirth, our organizing is built on understanding and lived experience of greater systemic issues mothers experience throughout motherhood due to race, class and gender disparities. This work includes campaigns on maternal mortality/morbidity, as well as mass incarceration and police reform.
Affordable, quality early care and education should be available to all families who need it. The early learning workforce should earn a living wage and benefits.
The federal budget campaign champions the priorities of women, moms, and families in the federal budget. This campaign includes work on taxes/revenues, SNAP, WIC, Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Medicaid, CHIP, healthy school lunches, and more.
From registering people to vote, to pledging to vote, to making plans to vote, to hosting debate watch parties, to educating the candidates about our top policy priorities, to sharing our personal stories with each other and the media, to having voting parties, MomsVote creatively engages women and moms to wield one of our most powerful tools in this democracy--our right to vote.
Fighting for common-sense solutions to reduce the terrible daily toll gun violence takes on American families and communities.
Access to health care coverage is a lifesaver for families and our economy. We are working to ensure every family has access to quality affordable health care coverage because no one should have to choose between paying for groceries or housing and paying their medical bills.
Protecting family unity and ensuring our public policies address the concerns of immigrant families.
#KeepMarching is a network of grassroots leaders that MomsRising develops and supports, and who support each other, to grow and strengthen MomsRising's national movement at the local level.
MomsRising State Mom Forces (SMFs) are bringing together our supporters in homes, at parks, at malls, in state capitols-- building MOMentum for change! SMFs work in targeted states to organize women, moms, and families on issues that matter most to them at a state and local level, as well as for our national campaigns. Get involved in your local SMF! You might find yourself: