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No Action is Too Small WA Leg Session 2022

2022 Washington State Legislative Session Wrap-Up

March 16, 2022
In December 2021, we announced a bold legislative agenda that built upon our wins for families, mothers, and caregivers. We set out to ask our lawmakers to expand on historic wins and to continue to put equity at the forefront of new legislation. Many of us tracked what was happening at momsrising...
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Tell Congress to make 12 months of postpartum Medicaid coverage extension permanent.

February 28, 2022
“If I wasn't accepted for Medicaid, I honestly have no idea what I would do… I experienced postpartum depression after having my daughter. It was hard, but medical bills weren't a worry of mine because I was blessed with covered healthcare. I feel thankful for everything I have and everything that'...
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SOTU BINGO Card

Join Our BINGO Party!

February 25, 2022
Popcorn and BINGO with the President... all from the comfort of your living room! Want in? This Tuesday night (March 1st) at 9pm ET / 6pm PT President Joe Biden will be giving the 2022 State of the Union (SOTU). In order to make watching fun and powerful, we've created a BINGO card to help you...
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Black Maternal Deaths Climb During COVID According to CDC

February 24, 2022
The United States is the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world. Major racial disparities exist where Black women lose their lives at 3 to 4 times the rate of white women due to maternity-related causes, independent of age, economic background, or education, a fact that has done unchanged for several decades.
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Protect Our Reproductive Rights: MomsRising Members Share Their Personal Stories on Abortion Experiences

February 24, 2022
What is Reproductive Justice? Bodily autonomy. Fair treatment. Attainable and affordable healthcare access.
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Preguntas y respuestas sobre la vacuna COVID-19 y los niños

February 23, 2022
Recibimos cientos de preguntas y comentarios de padres a través del país sobre la vacuna para los niños de la COVID-19. Por eso nos alegró poder que se unieran a nosotros la CDC para responder algunas de sus preguntas.
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Did you miss the CareAVan?

February 23, 2022
On Valentine's Day, we took to the street in the hope that Cupid's arrow would spark some care infrastructure love into the hearts of our U.S. Senators. We got together with the National Women's Law Center and with the help of Chalk R!ot, a Cocoa CareAVan, and candy hearts we spelled it out clearly and colorfully: Care. Can't. Wait.
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Reproductive Justice: Here's What You Need to Know

February 22, 2022
An overview of Reproductive Justice related federal and state policy updates. The Set Up… What seemed to move quickly towards the middle-end of last year, began as a slow burn.
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Kids and the COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

February 18, 2022
MomsRising recently hosted a conversation with experts from the CDC to talk about the kids' COVID-19, vaccine. Below is a summary of our questions and answers. (Se puede leer en español aquí. ) Felicia Burnett, National Director for health care at MomsRising: How do we know that the covid vaccine...
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Tell the U.S. Senate, it's time to lower drug prices!

February 10, 2022
“Before I had Medicaid, I went into a coma about once a month because I am on insulin. I have many complications as a result of going years without healthcare. Now I never go into comas. Insulin has gone up so much that if not for insurance, I would not be able to buy it. It’s unethical to force...
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