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National Call-in Day: On July 22nd Call Congress to push for a fair budget

July 19, 2019
Once again, the Trump Administration and Congress are headed towards the brink. In September, services we need may come to a screeching halt unless new funding levels and the federal government’s authority to borrow are renewed. Since Congress will be leaving for August recess in a few weeks, these...
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Brand New Risers Radio: BOOM!

July 17, 2019
We have an all new episode of our Risers Radio show: Breaking Through this week. Our diverse panel of guests join us for a robust conversation as we discuss deeper the concept of fair pay and how that relates to soccer. We’ll hear about why and how healthcare is under threat again and what...
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A Woman-Centered Economic Agenda: Expand and Protect Social Security and Medicare

July 14, 2019
Ensuring that a growing economy is equitable and benefits all workers is an important policy priority for all elected officials. Given that women’s earnings and economic security are central to the health and well-being of U.S. households and the overall economy, each election cycle presents an...
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The Affordable Care Act Is For All of Us

July 9, 2019
Just last week, I took to social media with one of those “My kid is growing up too fast!” posts that we’ve all seen so many times. But for my son, growing up was far from a foregone conclusion. Ethan is now 12-years-old and stands three inches taller than me, but the only reason he is alive and...
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A diverse group of people hold "Don't Take My Care" signs in front of the Supreme Court Building

Take Action to stop the Texas v. United States case!

July 8, 2019
Health care is on the line again (!!) with oral arguments beginning in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Republican-led Texas v. United States lawsuit that could overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and threaten protections for the 130 million people living with a pre-existing condition...
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Graphic with solidarity fist with text: "Being able to manage how many children we have & when we have them has been nothing short of revolutionary."

Quick Signature: Tell Congress to support the Women’s Health Protection Act!

June 25, 2019
Last Friday, Missouri came one step closer to becoming the first state in the nation without an abortion clinic when its health department rejected a license renewal for the St. Louis Planned Parenthood location. Across the country, women’s reproductive rights are under attack — now more than ever...
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Your voice can make a difference in the fight to protect our right to reproductive health and freedom!

June 25, 2019
People with direct experiences with abortion are the most powerful voices we have to help cut through the political rhetoric and get down to why it's important to protect reproductive health and freedom. Have you or someone you love needed abortion services? Tell us your story! Share your...
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Top #5Actions of the Week: June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019
We're back with this week's list of top #5Actions from the past week, featuring hot items around defending health care, gun safety, family separation, and more. We also still eager for your input on which issues are most important for you so we can create our "Mom Platform" as we head into the next...
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Votes And Laws Not Thoughts And Prayers

June 18, 2019
We have a brand new episode of our Breaking Through podcast this week and we are excited to discuss it with you! We'll cover how healthcare is under attack and the many ways in which you can fight back. We'll also discuss the fight for gun safety and Virginia. Along with our special guests we'll...
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Disaggregate the Data to Approach Health Equity for AAPI Peoples

June 14, 2019
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage month is an opportunity to focus on the many contributions these communities have made to build our nation over the generations, and their continued role in our future prosperity. With more than 22 million Asian American (AAs) Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI) people living in the US, it is also an important time to improve our understanding of the incredible diversity that exists within this community.
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