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MomsRising, it’s Giving Tuesday. May we match your gift?

November 27, 2018
Today, we’re celebrating Giving Tuesday 2018 by sharing 10 of your “why” stories — why you voted, why you rise, and why you #KeepMarching. We received over 800 “Why I KeepMarching” statements, from every corner of the nation. They gave us goosebumps, tears, laughter ... a much-needed boost after...
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Adoption Awareness Month
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Love, loss and paid family leave: One adoption story

November 26, 2018
Like every parent, I will never forget the day we brought our daughter home for the first time. It was an unseasonably warm spring day and, after dumping the luggage from our weeks abroad, we headed straight for the yard. As I set our 17-month-old in the grass, I felt a momentary a rush of relief...
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“I refuse to leave this nation worse than how I found it”

November 26, 2018
A few days ago, we asked MomsRising members like you why you voted, and why you #KeepMarching. In celebration of Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, we’re sharing 10 of these statements — all of them from MomsRising grandparents . Yes, grandparents! If there’s anyone who can inspire us to keep rising and #...
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Gracias a la vida y a ti que nos has dado tanto

November 22, 2018
En este Día de Acción de Gracias, queremos expresar gratitud a nuestra comunidad de guerreras, y a ti que eres parte de ella. Gracias por tu apoyo constante y ser la fuerza motivadora de nuestro trabajo. Cada una de tus llamadas, textos, firmas, visitas a la oficina de tu legislador, y otras...
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Adopción

Amor, pérdida y permisos familiares pagados: Una historia de adopción

November 20, 2018
Como cualquier padre de familia, nunca olvidaré el día que trajimos a nuestra hija a la casa por primera vez. Era un día de primavera inusualmente cálido y, después de meter a la casa el equipaje de una semana que pasamos fuera del país, salimos al patio. Cuando puse a nuestra hija de 17 meses en...
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Premature Awareness Month

A Premature Birth Can Be Traumatic, Not Having Paid Leave Makes It Worse

November 14, 2018
Ever since I was little I knew I wanted to have kids. My husband and I married somewhat young, and we decided to try having kids when we were in our twenties, just in case it might not work out if we tried in our thirties. With our chosen professions in the food industry, there would have been no...
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Programa de permisos familiares pagados de WA

Un parto prematuro puede ser traumático, no tener permisos pagados hace que sea peor

November 14, 2018
Desde niña, supe que quería tener hijos. Mi esposo y yo nos casamos cuando éramos relativamente jóvenes y decidimos tratar de tener hijos cuando teníamos veintitantos años, por si acaso no podíamos si tratábamos después de los treinta. Como trabajamos en la industria alimenticia, no íbamos a poder...
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Don’t Agonize, Phone-bankanize!

November 5, 2018
This is it. It’s Election Eve. We have less than 24 hours until the election -- and we urgently need your help reminding infrequent voters to #VOTE on Election Day, which is tomorrow, November 6, by making some quick reminders to vote. It’s going to take all of us to make voter turnout this year...
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Not a Trick! Your October MOMentum Has Been a TREAT!

October 31, 2018
The MOMentum you created in October was scary good — and it’s still going! Your generosity is helping us mobilize women, moms, and the people who love them to get out the vote across the nation, to stand up for maternal justice, and so much more.
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VOTE!

Decorative Gourd Season goes GOTV

October 19, 2018
Does this election season have you stressed out? I’ve got a solution for you! Let’s Gourd Out The Vote and carve some electoral pumpkins! What the what? What is “Gourd Out the Vote” and what is an electoral pumpkin? A weird band? A polling firm? Nope! Gourd out the vote is a seasonal play on “get...
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