For more than 20 years, Sue Anne has delivered online production services across multiple sectors, with more than a decade focused on the nonprofit and social good space. For the past 5 years, Sue Anne worked for The Engage Group and delivered projects for Defenders of Wildlife, National Audubon Society, Human Rights Campaign and No Kid Hungry – Share our Strength. She has served on the Advisory and Steering Committees for the National Technology Conference by NTEN and is a regular speaker on technology topics at nonprofit conferences. Prior to The Engage Group, Sue Anne worked at Care2 and EMQ FamiliesFirst in California. She resides in Clarksville, Tennessee and volunteers regularly with veteran programs out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky. She spends most of her free time at Crossfit, crafting or working on her family history.
Blog Post List
May 14, 2021
Everything is strange this year, including tax day, which has been moved to May 17th due to the pandemic. But don’t worry, we have some actions to get you excited about taxes! First, we have a new, awesome video starring America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano, and key members of Congress and the White House that explains why it’s so important for you to file your taxes by Monday to claim your expanded Child Tax credit and stimulus checks the fastest way possible, even if you have not made enough money to file taxes in the past. Claim your credit! Next, please take a minute to submit a letter to the...
April 29, 2021
This week we saw President Biden pass 100 days in office and deliver a speech to a joint session of Congress that highlighted many of the priorities MomsRising members have long been fighting for around the country! A big week! We have 5Actions for you to take this week important to moms and families, including supporting breastfeeding moms, protecting transgender healthcare rights and sharing your story about how the American Rescue Plan has benefited you so we can fight for even more changes to lift our families and economy. -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Felicia, Tina, Diarra, Claudia, and the rest...
April 2, 2021
We’ll get right to it! This week’s 5Actions include ways to learn more about new benefits available to YOU and your family (including the new direct payments related to children in the Child Tax Credit) due to the recent passage of the American Rescue Act (ARP) at a special online event with Speaker Pelosi! Below, you’ll also find ways to make your voice heard as we work to stop gun violence, as well as ways to help build a care infrastructure that enables parents to work and creates good care jobs. Lots to do! Thank you for doing it with us! -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Nate, Gloria, Joy, Elyssa,...
March 19, 2021
This week has been tough. The Atlanta shooting that resulted in the death of eight people -- including six Asian American women -- again proves that Americans can no longer wait for action against gun violence and hate. We stand against Anti-Asian hate and for gun control. The time for action is now. In the five actions this week, we urge you to sign onto our petition to Congress demanding gun control and an end to racism; offer an opportunity to celebrate that the American Rescue Plan just became law, cutting child poverty in half, by signing a “Thank you!” note to President Biden and Vice...
March 12, 2021
It’s time to do a happy dance! Yesterday, in no small part because members like you raised your voices, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law! This important legislation directly supports families at a time when it's most needed. None of this would have been possible without all of your work calling your Representatives and Senators, signing petitions, writing letters to the editor, sharing your stories, and so much more. THANK YOU! Your voices are powerful and do make a big difference. The American Rescue Plan is a big step forward for our nation in a time of tremendous...
February 12, 2021
This week we have a wide range of important actions for you to take as you start your weekend from urging Congress to support comprehensive legislation addressing the Black maternal health crisis, to signing up to hear about what’s WINNABLE in Congress as we #KeepMarching for change, to ending the death penalty, and more. We are your one stop change shop!! We also have a great replay of a conversation between our campaign staff and Representative Suzan DelBene for you to watch. You can see the actions important to moms, dads, caregivers, and grown ups across the country below. -- Sue Anne,...
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January 31, 2021
We need your help this week. All of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. We’ve lost friends and loved ones, fought the illness ourselves, have struggled with the changing employment landscape, dealt with new roles at home and in so many other ways.
January 21, 2021
As we celebrate President Biden and Vice President Harris being sworn in and the new Congress taking shape this week, your voice is needed on several important, urgent issues - including COVID-19 relief and signing on to the Moms Mandate that we will be sharing with the Biden administration and every single member of Congress, new and old! It’s go time! We are in a moment of great need and also of incredible opportunity to help move forward change. Your voice is needed! Below you’ll find a link to our inauguration statement and important actions you can take to finish off this historic week...
December 13, 2020
As we move towards the end of 2020, we are still waiting on Congress to pass comprehensive COVID-19 legislation. If you haven’t already signed the petition, please find the link below. We also have four other ways for you to get involved with MomsRising. -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Elyssa, Nina, Anita, Nate, and the rest of the MomsRising / MamásConPoder Team Power Up MomsRising: All Gifts Doubled! Democracy is more than a moment...it’s something we do throughout the days and years. And THIS year, despite a global pandemic and juggling more than seems possible each day, you powered a more massive...
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December 4, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be an urgent crisis, yet many of the protections passed earlier this year are set to expire at the end of the month. We are calling on the U.S. Senate to immediately pass a relief package now that will benefit everyone in our nation. We also must urge Congress to prioritize childcare funding. This week’s 5Actions has a great reminder if you need to sign up for health insurance (the open enrollment window is now open via the Affordable Care Act), and also a fantastic webinar on how you can eat healthy on a budget. Scroll down to see all of these actions; and...
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November 20, 2020
With the election mostly behind us (except in Georgia, more on that in the coming weeks!!) and the holidays approaching, there’s still a lot to be done. Our leading action this week is asking you to share your experience with us about how COVID-19 is impacting your life in order to help push through COVID-19 relief in Congress. We know it can be hard to share, but these stories help us when we talk to your elected officials about legislation and other efforts to help get us out of this pandemic crisis. We make sharing your experience as easy as possible with a simple form and you can see that...
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October 2, 2020
What a week, friends. We hope you'll have some time to relax and recharge this weekend. We know this fall will continue to be a doozy, and it's always a good time for self-care. We're going to kick off this list of top-priority actions by once again inviting you to slow down for just a moment, close your eyes, and take five slow breaths. With just five slow, calm breaths, you can make a big difference for your well-being. And when you’ve done that, please see this week's list of high-priority, high-impact actions, below. These include lots of ways you can help grow the mom vote, demand...
September 13, 2020
Thank you again for reviewing the top actions for this week with us to amplify momentum toward change. We have 5 easy ways that you can power up, including: Helping to get out the vote in November, sharing why you’re voting with your friends on social media, getting a Moms Vote face mask, and also asking for Congress to pass the Pregnant Worker Fairness Act! We hope that you’re having a great weekend and thanks for all you do. Tell Congress to vote YES to pass Pregnant Worker Fairness Act! The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act will require employers to make the same sort of accommodations for...
August 21, 2020
We know it’s been a busy week with many families balancing back to school -- in all of it’s different variations -- with work and daily activities. Even though you’re busy, we didn’t want you to miss these actions, especially ways that you can help get out the vote over the next 70+ days. Please take a look at the actions below, and, as always, thanks for all you do to protect our democracy every day. 1. Sign Up to Get Out the #MomsVote With Texts and/or Calls! BACKGROUND: We have just a few months before Voting Day on November 3. Research shows that personalized messages delivered in a...
July 30, 2020
It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of July. While we are gearing up for the elections in less than 100 days, we have some critical actions for you to take this week -- primarily related to COVID-19 relief. We need your help to urge Congress to extend unemployment insurance, protect the CDC and make sure women and families and are protected in any relief package. Please scroll down to find urgent actions on all these issues below. 1. SIGN our letter rejecting Mitch McConnell's weak COVID-relief plan! BACKGROUND: The clock is ticking! We need Congress to pass a strong, bold,...
April 3, 2020
Last week, the CARES Act was passed by Congress and signed into law. You can read our statement here . While there is still more work to be done, the CARES Act provides urgently-needed support to moms and working families, small businesses and the health care system. This week's actions are things you can do today to continue to help lift all moms and families. Thank you for taking action! 1. Tell Congress, we need the PAID Leave Act and we need it now! BACKGROUND: We need Congress to close the large loopholes in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by including the Providing Americans...
March 6, 2020
As we watch the news, coronavirus is showing up in more cities and states across the country. We have two actions related to coronavirus in this week's 5Actions. We need to make sure that once a vaccine is available, it's affordable for everyone. And, we also want to help make sure that those that are experiencing symptoms are able to take the time off they need and not risk income or losing their job. Thank you for taking action! 1. Tell Congress: Pass Paid Sick Days for Coronavirus Prevention! BACKGROUND: Public health experts are urging workers to stay home if they're sick in order to curb...
February 28, 2020
As we wrap up February this weekend with Leap Day and head into spring, we can't help but notice all of the conversations regarding the coronavirus. More importantly, we are all concerned with the costs that will place burden on American families of both getting tested and in whatever vaccines Big Pharma produces. Please join us in telling Congress not to allow Big pharma to price gouge patients. We've also included other actions of important work being done in Washington. We need your help in making sure all of our voices are heard. Thank you for all you do, and enjoy Leap Day! 1. Quick...
January 18, 2019
It’s #5actions Friday! Start your celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. early with these top five quick actions that will make a big impact. We’re speaking out for universal background checks on gun purchases, standing up against the #TrumpShutdown, signing up to #keepmarching this weekend in women’s marches across the country, and more. Scroll down to take action and find out more. As always, THANK YOU for all you do, and PLEASE SHARE this important list with friends and family. On to the top #5Actions of the past week! => 1. MomsRising + Women's March 2019! BACKGROUND: The...
October 12, 2018
With only 25 days left until election day, we need to double our efforts to help Get Out The Vote. We’ve organized #5Actions you can do today to help. Please remember to share this with family and friends, too. Thank you for all you do! On with the list ... 1. ONE MORE CHANCE: Until this Sunday at midnight, you can sign up to get a package of 5 pre-stamped, pre-addressed postcards for you to write on and send to an infrequent voter! BACKGROUND: MomsRising is making it super easy (and FREE) for you to help in a powerful Get-Out-The-Vote effort before Election Day. Sign up now to send just 5...
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