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¡Alza tu voz por el cuidado infantil en Utah!

January 24, 2023
Hay un movimiento que está creciendo en el estado de UTAH – uno que le dice a legisladores ¡las familias necesitamos cuidado infantil! Este viernes 27 de enero nos estaremos reuniendo en el capitolio en Salt Lake City para compartir con nuestros legisladores lo que necesitamos en Utah: *Educación...
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ACTION ALERT: Stand with Washington State child care providers now!

January 24, 2023
If you know anyone with a child in child care you know that the system is broken. Families can't afford care or find any openings in their area. Parents, especially moms, are being pushed out of the workforce. All this while child care providers are earning poverty-level wages and struggling to...
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Washingtonians Raise your voice this legislative session!

January 19, 2023
It's that time of year again - kiddos are returning to school, the days are getting (ever so slightly) longer, and Washington State's lawmakers are back in Olympia for the annual state legislative session. Between now and April, lawmakers will be making key decisions about child care, early...
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Breaking Through into 2023! New Year, New Resolutions, New Victories!

January 11, 2023
On the radio show this week we dive into 2023 to cover the latest with the care infrastructure policies (paid family/medical leave, childcare, home- and community-based services, and fair pay for care workers), the ongoing fight for everyone who needs access to abortioncare to have access, hear...
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Welcoming the Second Cohort of the RISERS Parent Fellowship

December 12, 2022
Last year, we launched the RISERS Parent Fellowship, a national fellowship which focuses on early childhood, with the goal of supporting parent leaders and helping them develop their skills as advocates and leaders in their communities to help advance the causes that so many families across the...
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You got out the vote, now we need you to ACT! Sign our petition letting our lawmakers know what we care about!

December 5, 2022
Moms and women turned out in force in this last election, now let’s use that same energy to turn up and turn out for Washington State’s upcoming legislative session. Let’s let our lawmakers know what matters to us! WHAT'S HAPPENING IN OLYMPIA? The 2023 Washington State legislative session begins in...
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Washington State Families -- join us for a virtual statewide town hall on December 10th, 2022 at 11 am PT!

December 5, 2022
Looking for something FREE, FUN, and IMPACTFUL to do with the family? Join MomsRising, mom lawmakers, and families from across Washington for a virtual statewide town hall on December 10th at 11 am PT. Moms powered the 2022 election, now it's time to power the 2023 legislative session! Take action...
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MomsRising Stories: How the Child Tax Credit Impacts Our Families

December 1, 2022
Childcare prices have exploded over the last decade, and with the pandemic, options have diminished. My husband and I are both public elementary school teachers. We are able to live comfortably but not extravagantly. Affording daycare for our toddler son has pushed our budget to the limit-- we make...
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Tell Congress “prioritize our families now!”

November 18, 2022
There are less than 7 weeks left in the year but WOW does Congress have some work to do! We have created a “to-do” list for Congress to keep them on schedule for delivering important policies for our families, children, and economy by the end of the year.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, November 18, 2022

November 18, 2022
The recent elections left us with a number of mixed emotions. Excited for new faces and firsts, worried about delayed outcomes in others and, of course, some disappointment. But more than anything, in this season of thankfulness we are grateful . We are grateful for YOU. Your mobilization,...
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