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!

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  • KidsWell Partners Respond to President’s Budget

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    CDF, MomsRising, NCLR, YI: Children’s Defense Fund issued a press release about President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal. The press release discusses a number of proposed expanded investments that would benefit children and families, including four additional years of funding for CHIP. Other KidsWell partners also weighed in on the President’s budget: MomsRising blogged about the budget, Young Invincibles published a fact sheet, and National Council of La Raza issued a press release.


  • Tweet Chat! MomsRising and KidsWell FL Co-Host Chat Promoting KidCare Bill

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    MomsRising & FL: MomsRising and KidsWell Florida co-hosted a #WellnessWed Twitter chat on March 19, 2014 discussing Florida’s pending KidCare bill that would eliminate the five year waiting period for legally residing immigrant youth. The bill is now with the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee.   

  • MomsRising Advocates for Expanded KidCare Access in Florida

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    MomsRising & FL: MomsRising published a sign-on letter and accompanying blog post advocating for Florida legislators’ support of bills that would eliminate the five-year waiting period for low-income, legal immigrant children to access KidCare. 

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