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Send some Washington MOMentum to Congress from your keyboard!

June 9, 2016
Next week, thousands of women from across the country will gather in Washington D.C. for the first-ever United State of Women Summit to celebrate how far we have come and rally support for the broad agenda we need to achieve true gender equality. Our Executive Director will even be a speaker at the...
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NEW! NC MomsRising Facebook Group!

June 6, 2016
“I love to connect with local moms!” ~ Martha, Durham, NC IT’S HERE! You spoke, and we listened. Moms—and those who love them—here in North Carolina have been asking for a more personal way to connect with fellow MomsRising supporters online, so we’ve created a special Facebook group just for those...
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It Makes Me Sick That We Don't Have Paid Sick Days

June 1, 2016
My heart sunk when I got the call from school telling me that Ch arlie, my 2nd grader, was in the nurse's office with the pukes. I quickly made arrangements wit h my supervisor to use paid sick time that afternoon and headed ho me to care for my child. MomsRising Paid Sick Days Charles Photo.jpg...
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Corporate culture and working parents – The struggle is real

May 16, 2016
Ever since becoming a full time working mother, I cringe at how we have let corporate culture consume us. I wonder why we all do not rebel against it, take a stand, talk about it, dispel it and instead join forces to establish a corporate culture that focuses on productivity within the business...
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Momentum is growing for sentencing reform!

May 6, 2016
Inspiring. Last week, celebrities, advocates, and clemency recipients descended on Capitol Hill for a #JusticeReformNow briefing to talk about our country’s desperate need to end mass incarceration. We then met with lawmakers and staff to deliver MomsRising's petitions on Justice and Sentencing...
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It's Mother's Day! Get the new MomsRising bumper sticker!

May 5, 2016
You brainstormed. You voted. You chose the next MomsRising bumper sticker - here's what it says: “VOTE! Why? Because Moms Said So!” In honor of Mother’s Day, let’s show our strength by getting this sticker EVERYWHERE, starting with you! All donors get one of our new bumper stickers. Contribute $25...
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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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