Blog Post List
November 16, 2009
Breastfeeding rights is a big topic with MomsRising members. In fact, as we were developing this blog to update our members and allies on the current status of breastfeeding legislation, the issue again came to the attention of the MomsRising team when several MomsRising members expressed concern that showing a photo which included babies with bottles in a recent Halloween email ( http://www.momsrising.org/babyhalloween ) undermined the promotion of breastfeeding. As we as a Momsrising team deliberated about how to respond to this concern, many of us shared how breastfeeding our babies with...
October 9, 2009
Next Wednesday night, grab a cookie (ok, or healthy snack) and join MomsRising members across the nation on the phone or via the web for a cozy kitchen table chat about health reform and what it means for women and kids. We'll have experts on the line who can answer your questions and you'll have an opportunity to share your ideas as well. We'll make it as easy for you to participate from the comfort of your home. Simply sign up to join us on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 9 p.m.EST/6 p.m.PST by clicking here: Sign up today. It's as easy as pie. After you sign up, we'll send you call-in and...
May 12, 2009
What's $1.00 minus .78 cents? It's the difference between your salary and the salary of your male counterparts. If you're a woman of color, you can subtract at least an additional 10 cents, and for single mothers you can take away even more . That's right: Just sixty cents to a man's dollar. Seem fair? We don't think so either. That's why MomsRising members pushed for passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act earlier this year, and is now pushing for the next step toward fair pay for women in the workplace: The Paycheck Fairness Act has passed the U.S. House and is now moving in the U.S...
April 28, 2009
What's $1.00 minus .78 cents? It's the difference between your salary and the salary of your male counterparts. If you're a woman of color, you can subtract at least an additional 10 cents, and for single mothers you can take away even more. That's right: Just sixty cents to a man's dollar. Seem fair?