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Military Children Deserve our Best

April 26, 2022
Military families face the same challenges others across America face with the added complexities of a military lifestyle. In the last few years there have been many small steps that have incrementally improved maternal health care and parental leave while still in many instances taking several steps back in the implementation.
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¡Únete a MAMIbuster!

April 25, 2022
Se acerca el Día de la Madre, y después de más de dos años de estrés pandémico, vamos a celebrar nuestro día a lo GRANDE con un MAMIbuster! ¿Qué es MAMIbuster? ---> Durante ocho horas en el fin de semana del Día de la Madre, cientos de mamás, papás, padres, líderes y cuidadores de todo el país...
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Help us turn the tables on Congress and MOMibuster THEM!

April 15, 2022
Instead of a tool that blocks the progress moms need, this MOMibuster will actually work for parents, sending the message that we want and need care policies that allow us to both support and care for our families – a care infrastructure that includes affordable child care, free pre-K, paid family and medical leave, home- and community-based services, quality maternal health care for all of us, prescription meds we can afford, a tax system that supports families instead of lining the pockets of wealthy corporations and billionaires, and more.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 8, 2022

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...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 1, 2022

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...
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SPECIAL DELIVERY: MomsRising Storybooks Delivered to Congress

March 30, 2022
This week, we delivered three hard copies of different storybooks to every member of Congress to celebrate the stories and advocacy of our incredible members. These storybooks include stories of families from across the country that highlight the critical need for investments in our Care Economy...
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MomsRising member Rosa Walker and her family

MomsRising Member Testifies Before Congress: "We simply can’t anymore: We are at the end of our ropes."

March 25, 2022
MomsRising member Rosa Walker testified before a House Budget Committee, Hearing on Ensuring Women Can Thrive in a Post-Pandemic Economy, about the investments Congress must make in order to help families like hers recover from the pandemic. When you support MomsRising, you help lift the voices of moms and families, like Rosa Walker!
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, March 25, 2022

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...
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Maternal Mental Health Matters

Maternal Mental Health Matters

March 23, 2022
At MomsRising / MamásConPoder, we have been hearing from families across the country about the critical need for improvements and supports for maternal mental health like mental health services, paid family and medical leave, affordable child care, an extension of Medicaid coverage, and better...
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Child care MUST be a priority!

March 21, 2022
Did you know that a recent report shows that nearly half a million families are estimated to be stranded without reliable child care, exacerbating the nation's worker shortage as parents continue to stay home? This is after an unprecedented global pandemic that our families and our economy still need to recover from. The kicker to all of this is that already, pre-pandemic, more than 1/2 of families lived in child care deserts without safe, nurturing, affordable options to begin with! It’s time to do address this, immediately. Below are some stories highlighting the urgent need for Congress to include Child care and pre-K as part of any reconciliation package!
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