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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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Tell Congress to invest in HCBS!

March 30, 2022
“We have 3 children who are medically fragile and medically complex who are able to receive care at home thanks to our state’s HCBS waiver. These programs are critically important to ensuring families can stay together and children like mine don’t have to live in a hospital or institution but can...
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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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Tell Congress to expand health care access this year!

March 23, 2022
Twelve years ago today, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. This historic legislation: banned discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions, including pregnancy; eliminated lifetime caps; vastly expanded access to affordable health care for low- and middle-income...
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Home- and Community-based Services are Critical for Families

March 23, 2022
As parents, we all want our children to grow up as healthy as possible and find their place in the world. We want our babies to thrive as they become children, teenagers, and eventually adults, and to be wholly included in our communities. But for many families who have kids and adults with...
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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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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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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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