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Story time: The fall of Roe v Wade did not silence us. It activated us.

November 15, 2022
Why is abortion critical for moms? America’s moms were faced with the unthinkable reality when the U.S. Supreme Court relegated our autonomy to the states, making our ability to access the reproductive health care we needed almost impossible. Everything changed for every woman, every family, and...
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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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Take Action Now: let's invest in the Fair Start for Kids Act

October 28, 2022
Halloween is around the corner, and it's time to let our kids know they are the pick of the patch! Our state leaders have the opportunity (and duty!) to keep up the pace and continue to do big things for Washington’s youngest learners! Families like yours and mine are tired of tricks and no treats...
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Take action and send a letter to your editor NOW!

October 26, 2022
Fall has arrived and while school, Halloween costume hunting, and pumpkin-picking are all in full swing, families are still having a hard time accessing affordable childcare. The good news is that for many families, there is now more access to affordable childcare than ever before! Can you help us...
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, October 14, 2022

October 14, 2022
We have five important actions for you to take this week! If you have already signed these actions (thank you!), please share them on your social networks as that helps more people get involved. Thank you for all you do. -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Diarra, Claudia, Elyssa, Felicia, and the rest of the...
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CNN OPINION: The harsh reality conservatives refuse to acknowledge

September 19, 2022
In a powerful CNN Opinion, MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner argues that, as the midterm elections approach, moms are a motivated voting force, and only one party is prioritizing issues that matter most to moms and families.
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Moms to U.S. Senate: Protect marriage equality

September 16, 2022
Good news! We are incredibly close to passing the bipartisan Respect for Marriage Act in Congress, which would codify federal marriage equality for the LGBTQIA+ community. We just need your help getting it over the finish line! ****SIGN NOW and tell your U.S. Senators to guarantee marriage equality...
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Do our elected leaders know how it feels to choose between food and medicine? I do.

August 30, 2022
"I’ll never forget stumbling into my pharmacy one day, my blood pressure soaring. I could barely see. I asked the pharmacist: Could you just give me a couple pills? Just five or six, until my next paycheck comes in? I'm scared."
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Dile al presidente Biden que cancele la deuda de préstamos estudiantiles

August 24, 2022
En poco más de 1 semana, expirará la moratoria de los préstamos federales para estudiantes. Y miles de miembros y familias de MomsRising/MamásConPoder en todo el país enfrentarán una vez más la carga y la tensión financiera de los pagos de préstamos estudiantiles escandalosamente altos. Apuesto a...
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My Homage to Child Care

August 10, 2022
Last Friday was my daughter’s last day in her pre-k program. We found the program when we bought our house in 2019, a much simpler time, pre-pandemic. We toured a couple local centers, but ultimately fell in love with this one because of their play-based learning curriculum, the inclusion of nature in the program, and the amazing teachers.
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