Statement “America’s moms are thrilled with the priorities and proposed investments President-Elect Biden announced this evening. This is what smart, responsive leadership looks like.
January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021
Statement “The jobs report released this week was further evidence that women of color are bearing the brunt of the economic devastation the pandemic has brought. Some 82,000 Black women and 31,000 Latinas lost their jobs in December and there are indications that white women made gains. Many more women and moms were forced to leave the labor force in the face of virtual schooling, dwindling child care options, and our nation’s lack of paid sick days and paid family leave.
January 7, 2021
Statement “America’s moms are horrified by the violence pro-Trump terrorists and white supremacists committed at the U.S. Capitol and across Washington, D.C. yesterday, and in swarming state capitals across the country. These were not peaceful protests but rather an outrageous attempt by a small, Trump-supporting mob to use force and violence to overturn a free and fair election.
December 21, 2020
Statement “The devastation the pandemic has wrought is immense, and the relief package Congress passed today is a down payment on the emergency help that desperate, struggling moms and families need.
December 18, 2020
Statement “The video released this week of Chicago police officers raiding the home of Anjanette Young for absolutely no reason, then casually telling her to relax as she stood naked, terrified and terrorized was horrific and haunting. Police ignored her cries and refused to provide answers about why they burst so violently into her home. They initially refused even to show her paperwork to explain why they were there. They ignored Young, as if she was insignificant and unworthy of a response, when she said over and over that ‘this can’t be right.’
December 10, 2020
Statement “Including paid leave in the end-of-the-year relief package should be a no-brainer for Congress. Families First Coronavirus Relief Act emergency leave benefits have been a huge and indisputable win for the country. They are linked to a reduction in the spread of COVID-19 by as much as 400 reported cases per day where people are able to use the leave.
November 10, 2020
Statement “Moms and families have a tremendous amount at stake in California v. Texas, the case the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing this morning. A ruling in favor of Texas and the Trump administration would throw our health care system into disarray in the midst of a deadly, raging pandemic.
November 7, 2020
Statement “Moms were a powerful force in this election. Moms across the country mobilized their families, their friends, and their communities to vote, overcoming many obstacles to voting during a pandemic and resulting in historic voter turnout this year. The huge voter turnout makes our country stronger. This is how democracy is supposed to work.
November 7, 2020
Statement “Moms made a huge difference in this election. Every vote must be counted but it is clear that voters delivered a resounding victory for President-Elect Biden and, in a historic move, elected Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, the first woman and woman of color to serve as our country’s vice president. The Democratic ticket won the popular vote by a wide margin, collecting more votes than any ticket in history.
November 4, 2020
Statement “This election had historic engagement resulting in record turnout, which is unquestionably good for our democracy. Now, the next step in our democratic process is for every single vote to be counted. The day after the election, one thing is clear: MomsRising members who are Black, Latino, White, Asian, Muslim, Jewish, and Christian mothers, immigrants, moms who are differently abled, trans and gender non-conforming -- and moms at the intersections of those identities -- came together to show up as the powerful force we are and to vote in record numbers.