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President Obama visits Flint, samples water

May 4, 2016
President Obama Wednesday visited Flint, Michigan to highlight the federal government’s response to the lead poisoning scandal and to renew calls for Congress to pass emergency assistance for the beleaguered city of 100,000. The presidential visit comes one day after the Coalition on Human Needs...
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Chocolate is Nice. Equality is Better!

April 29, 2016
Mother’s Day was founded with a simple and beautiful wish – to honor the person who has done more for us than anyone in the world. At MomsRising, we do more than honor moms. We empower them – every day, all year long. We unite moms to win protections from gun violence, win access to lifesaving...
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Vote Needed: New bumper sticker!

April 20, 2016
A few weeks ago, we asked supporters like you to come up with clever ideas for our new bumper sticker. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we sought a slogan to fire up and unite moms and show the power of our movement. You delivered! More than 500 creative supporters submitted ideas for our...
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Submit a Slogan!

#TBT: These old slogans need an UPDATE!

April 7, 2016
You know where MomsRising gets its best ideas? YOU! When you share your ideas, experiences, your creativity, and your energy with our movement, you make America a better place for moms and families, for us all! That’s why we’re coming to you for ideas for what should be on the next MomsRising...
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My Buddha Daughter and Her Emotional Mother

February 17, 2014
Recently, I have spent a lot of time writing and reading so that I can prepare for our new series of parent talks. As I was doing this I started thinking about my own journey in motherhood and how it has affected me. The one aspect of parenting that I have struggled with is the subject of the...
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Happy Mother's Day weekend! It's #momdance time!

May 11, 2013
It's time to celebrate! Here's a fun and free way to celebrate Mother's Day! Check out MomsRising's Mother’s Day video you can customize and send your mom (or to yourself!). Check it out here: Every year, MomsRising comes up with a creative way to tell Mom she's the best. This...
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Need a laugh? Tweets encouraging you to start your Mother's Day weekend right!

May 11, 2012
"Your mom is so reasonable, all our punishments fit our crimes!" — Jake Brewer (@jakebrewer) May 11, 2012 Love this. RT @ fissionstrategy : Looking 4 the perfect e-card 4 #MothersDay ? @ MomsRising has got u covered: — Jay Carmona (@jaycarmona) May 11,...
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Color of Change Calls Out Appalling 'Psychology Today' Article

May 23, 2011
We just heard about this appalling article in Psychology Today from our friends at Gabriel (on their staff) gave us the go-ahead to share their email about this. Here’s what the ColorOfChange team writes: ************** Nearly 20 years after a black parent documented how hard it...
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UPDATE: Mother of the Decade Video has MOMentum!

May 8, 2010
MomsRising's Mother of the Decade video has now been sent to over a million folks and has received many hundreds of thousands of views. Our blog carnival currently features blog post after blog post with the video: Mother's Day...
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The Crisis of American Families & the Bias Against Mothers

May 13, 2009
Shocking but true: There is a tragic lack of support for American families and a deep bias against mothers. A full quarter of U.S. families with children less than six years old live in poverty. Nine million children are without healthcare coverage and many more are under-insured. Fourteen million...
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