MomsRising

MomsRising was developed by women to advocate for critical issues facing women, mothers, and families, mobilizing massive grassroots actions to highlight real world experiences. As part of the national KidsWell initiative, MomsRising is working with KidsWell Partners to enhance their social media and grassroots efforts to work toward ensuring all children have access to health care. See below for more information about MomsRising’s recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

  • National and State KidsWell Partners Announced a Series of Videos Featuring Texans' Health Care Stories and Information about the ACA

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    Texas Well and Healthy (TWAH) announced a new series of videos, in partnership with MomsRising, that were posted every week, for eight weeks, until the election. The videos featured Texans’ health care stories and information about the ACA.
  • MomsRising Met with President Obama to Discuss Potential Tax Cuts and Issued a Call to Action to Protect Middle-Class Moms and Families

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    MomsRising: Moms Rising attended a meeting with President Obama to discuss potential tax cuts as the “fiscal cliff” deadline continues to move closer. In addition, MomsRising issued a call to action to sign a statement and assist in delivering story books to Congress urging them to protect middle-class moms and families.
  • MomsRising Released a List of Resources on Available Children’s Coverage

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    MomsRising: MomsRising released a list of resources available for communities to help spread the word on available children’s coverage.
  • MomsRising Released a Report and Website Sharing Stories of Health Reform Helping Families

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    MomsRising: MomsRising released a report and an interactive website sharing stories of how health reform is helping families across the U.S.
  • KidsWell Texas Partners Hosted a Conversation on Twitter Following the Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates

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    TX: Texans Care for Children, in partnership with First Focus and MomsRising, hosted a conversation on Twitter (#Kids2012) following the October presidential and vice presidential debates. Texas Care for Children also encouraged Texans to “speak up” for children on social media websites, the Texas Care for Children Blog, and in candidate forums.
  • National KidsWell Partners Showed ACA Support via Twitter Storm

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    The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) partnered with Families USA, MomsRising, and Young Invincibles to conduct a “Twitter storm” to show support of the ACA before the Supreme Court heard three days of oral arguments challenging the law.
  • First Focus Released Customizable Materials to Support the ACA

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    First Focus released a number of customizable materials for organizations and states to use to support and defend the ACA; held a series of social media posts on Facebook and Twitter titled “Top 10 ACA Wins for Kids”; co-hosted a Twitter chat in collaboration with MomsRising, using the hash tag #InvestInKids featuring Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison and Dr. George Askew, Senior Health Policy Advisor at the Administration for Children and Families at HHS; submitted op-eds to various newspapers; and published a research brief with the Urban Institute and fact sheet highlighting the increased federal investments in children's health and coverage resulting from the ACA.

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