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
August 27, 2021
This week’s #5Actions include resources to help ease the transition back to school and share your story about how you’re dealing with the pandemic -- as well as about how to help build the care infrastructure that our nation needs through the Congressional process that’s moving right now.
August 13, 2021
Key care infrastructure components have moved forward this week in the U.S. Senate (including childcare for all and universal paid/family leave) propelled by voices like yours! THANK YOU! Now, we need to move these same policies forward in the US House. This week we have #5Actions for you to take that keep building the momentum to help make that happen.
August 5, 2021
While August is usually a quiet time on the legislative front, the pandemic has made this year anything but usual. In fact, August is busier than ever on the legislative front! So we need your help making sure our leaders prioritize building a care infrastructure. Here are #5Actions that need your attention.
July 23, 2021
It continues to be a busy summer, and we want to make sure that Congress and the White House remain focused on the priorities that matter the most to American families, businesses and economy. We have #5Actions for you to take this week on health care, prescription drug prices, childcare and paid leave so you can help make sure that happens!
July 8, 2021
As American families work to recover from the pandemic, we need your help in making sure Congress and the Biden administration prioritizes policies important to that recovery. These are #5Actions ready for you to take.
June 24, 2021
We have 5 quick actions for you to take this week to help support child care, unemployment insurance, gun safety, and access to healthcare.
May 21, 2021
It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-May. We appreciate all you’ve done to take action, make your voice heard, and help bring relief to so many families. Here are 5Actions you can take to keep the MOMentum going.
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!
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...
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