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MomsRising Reacts to Release of the CBO Score Of the American Health Care Act

May 24, 2017
Moments ago, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Republican health care plan that was passed by the US House of Representatives. According to the CBO scoring, an estimated 23 million more people would be uninsured under the House legislation than under current law by 2026...
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10 Ways to Keep Spanish Alive in our Home

May 26, 2017
The moment they brought my baby girl to my arms, the only words that came out of my mouth where in Spanish. Since I married an English speaker, and realized we would be raising our family in a small town in North GA, I felt fear that my children would not be able to communicate with my family in...
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8 Free Online Language Learning Resources

May 24, 2017
I remember the first day of 7th Grade when I walked into my Spanish 1 class. We were given new names (Bethany was now Betania) and started the class by singing the Spanish alphabet. I was like Kindergarten all over again. When I was growing up, schools did not start offering language classes until...
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Fact of the Week: More than 80 percent of critical human needs programs have lost ground since 2010

May 24, 2017
Minority health programs cut by 10 percent. Juvenile justice programs cut nearly in half. Housing for the elderly cut by 46 percent; housing for people with disabilities cut nearly 57 percent. Job training to assist ex-offenders reintegrating into their communities cut nearly 28 percent. Out of the...
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The Lowdown: Elyssa's Analysis of the #TrumpBudget's Impact on Families

May 23, 2017
President Trump's budget was released today; there are numerous implications for women, moms, and families. This is my analysis of how the budget is affecting the programs that matter most to families. This is the single largest reduction in anti-poverty programs we have seen in a generation. Trump...
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Moms Deserve Fair Wages! On Moms’ Equal Pay Day, MomsRising Urges Congress to Help Close the Wage Gap

May 23, 2017
This Mother's Day month, it's time to get real: We live in a country that often claims to worship mothers but, in truth, becoming a mother puts women at a tremendous lifelong economic risk. In fact, being a mom is now a greater predictor of wage and hiring discrimination than being a woman. You may...
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Congress Must Reject ‘Shockingly Callous’ Trump Budget Proposal – an ‘Assault on Nation’s Mothers and Families’

May 22, 2017
Food. Health Care. Housing. Education. Air that is breathable and water that is safe to drink. The budget proposal the Trump administration released today would put all that in jeopardy in order to pay for huge tax cuts for billionaires and big corporations. This budget would jeopardize the health...
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Name it. Change it! #PowerUp!

May 21, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover Eric Liu’s new book, “You’re More Powerful Than You Think;” we bust myths about immigration policy and cover the many contributions of immigrants to our economy; we talk about what you can do to get rid of the motherhood wage hit; and discuss how fighting for...
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Which would you wear?

We want your feedback on some MomsRising logo designs.

t-shirt animated gif with 5 logos

Can you let us know which is YOUR favorite?

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