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It’s just two weeks until Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3! This may sound like a gimmicky day, but celebrating our local sheroes and, importantly, contributing to lift up our democracy and our families isn’t a gimmick. It’s us together stepping forward to address a national emergency with hope, joy, and optimism for our futures. So to celebrate this beautiful day of generosity, we’re highlighting our committed, we-can’t-believe-how-lucky-we-are-to-have-them-on-our-team-with-us MomsRising Champions —...
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Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
Can you believe 2019 is almost over? Time flies when you’re busy resisting and persisting! But there’s one thing that truly hasn’t come soon enough – Latina Equal Pay Day.
Trump is ridiculously at it again. It’s only been a few months since President Trump’s last attack on SNAP (or food stamps), but now he’s at it again with his cruel attempts to take food stamps away from struggling families in order to pay for tax cuts for billionaires and big corporations — even though studies show that food stamps boost both families and our economy. This is the THIRD TIME he has undermined the wishes of Congress and tried to propose a rule that would limit the number of...
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Elyssa Koidin Schmier
On the #RADIO show this week we cover how your voice is needed to lift healthcare coverage and the Safe Step Act. And discuss the powerful work of Black Voters Matter. There is some lively conversation on what you can do to stop the unfair cradle to prison pipeline. There’s also discourse on rise in hate crimes and the good news about how the rise in our votes can lift everyone. *Special guests include: Brooke Abbott - Advocate, Mom, and all around superhero, @crzycreolemommy Cliff Albright -...
Please join MomsRising's Senior Vice President, Monifa Bandele, on today's webinar hosted by The Justice Collaborative called Transparency For The Police, Transparency for The Courts. She will be joined by State Senator Nancy Skinner (CA, D9), Gabriel Caswell of the CA State Senate Public Safety Counsel, Nikki Moore of the CA Assembly Public Safety Counsel, Kelly Aviles of the First Amendment Litigator, Mikaela Rabinowitz of Measures for Justice, and Gipsy Escobar of Measures for Justice...
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Diarra Diouf
"School shootings" are two words no parent ever wants to hear in the same sentence. But news of these tragic events is now so familiar, the topic is unavoidable. Unlike other conversations you have with your kids about scary stuff in the news , talks about school shootings are much more emotional, for both you and your kids. Add in the facts that kids as young as 5 are practicing active-shooter drills at school, and that any kid with a phone can get notifications of every mass killing and...
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Caroline Knorr
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The Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Campaign is dedicated to protecting immigrants and their families’ access to health care, nutrition programs, public services and economic supports. This month we’ve published three new community education resources to give communities the information they need to make the best decisions for themselves and their families. These documents were created and reviewed by a dedicated team of providers and advocates from all over the United States. We encourage...
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Kat Lundie
The headlines this week have been hard. There’s so much need for our voices, and for your voice. So we want to start into the weekend by sharing our gratitude with you for all you’re doing to make our nation a better place for everyone. This week's list of top actions includes urgent calls around an impeachment inquiry, voting, immigration, child care, and more. Please take a moment to make sure you've checked them all off, and share with friends and family too. Thank you and here's the list =...
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Karen Showalter
This year, we released our ninth annual report tracking children’s health insurance coverage and the findings were alarming: Between 2016 and 2018, the number of uninsured children in the U.S. increased by more than 400,000, bringing the total number of uninsured children to over 4 million in the nation. What’s so alarming about this trend is that loss of coverage came during a time of strong economic growth and low unemployment – children should have been gaining coverage instead of losing it...
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