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My name is Reshonna and I was born and raised right here in Seattle, WA. I grew up in a household with a single mother who was a teacher. As a young girl I knew from watching my mom that teaching was something that I wanted to do when I got older. I started working at 12 years old with infants, and I fell in love! At the age of 18 I started working at a Montessori preschool, and in 2012 I got my certification. picture-26241-1560987721.jpg My name is Monica and I have 2 children of my own. I...
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Monica Martinez
My daughter will be eight months old this Saturday. From the moment my doctor put her on my chest after 48 hours of labor, I was obsessed. I remember not even wanting to give her over to have tests done and to this day I still cringe when I need to leave her for more than a few hours to work. As a mother, the ability to care for my child is the most important thing in my world. But right now, in Trump’s America, the Trump administration is taking newborns, infants, and children away from their...
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Nina Perez
We have a brand new episode of our Breaking Through podcast this week and we are excited to discuss it with you! We'll cover how healthcare is under attack and the many ways in which you can fight back. We'll also discuss the fight for gun safety and Virginia. Along with our special guests we'll chat about what history warns us about the current crisis in detention centers on our southern border, along with Erica Mackey of MyVillage about how they help moms find quality childcare and also help...
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Amber Dorsey
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on Congress’s spending work, long-overdue disaster aid, a step forward for Dreamers, tax credits for working families, and more.
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You know. Moms know. I know. We all know what’s happening in our families, our lives, and our communities. We know the truth about dealing with our healthcare system, about the cost of childcare, about what it takes to raise a family. The candidates for President need to know our truth too. It’s time to put our truth on center stage. There are dozens of candidates running for President — and it’s critically important to let each of them know EARLY about the policies that moms expect them to...
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Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
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I am a single mother to a teenage boy, and I relocated from the east coast to the west coast due to a great business opportunity. Unfortunately once we relocated we experienced a series of unfortunate events. Our new apartment fell through, there was a rain storm that flooded our storage unit and ruined everything we owned and the business deal failed to happen. Thankfully due to savings for a rainy day (and this was a rainy day), within a relatively short space of time I managed to rebuild my...
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Va’rai Unique
The Mother Emmanuel, Charleston, SC, shooting was four years ago today, June 17. The N.C. General Assembly Senate Judiciary Committee will consider Senate Bill 90 tomorrow, June 18. A favorable ruling will move this bill closer to becoming law in N.C.
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Jessica Burroughs