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Another Solution to the Social Media Over-Use That’s Jeopardizing Kids’ Mental Health

July 19, 2024
By Jodi Grant and Delaney Ruston The calls to protect our kids from the harms caused by social media are intensifying. The Surgeon General issued an unprecedented call to put warning labels on social media platforms. Los Angeles’s Unified school District, the second largest school district in the...
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New York Needs Child Care to Work For Families and Providers

July 18, 2024
When my firstborn was two years old, I discovered a lovely little child care center that was about a 10 minute walk from my home. It was perfect: it had the hours that worked for us, it had Spanish-speaking educators, and fed my child home-cooked meals. It also had an outdoor space in the back! (If...
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What is the MomsRising RISER Parent Leadership Program? – Applications are Open Now!

July 1, 2024
The RISERS program will help participants learn how our federal government works, how they can advocate for their communities for family-friendly policies, and have access to opportunities to put those skills into practice to create change. They learn how to share their stories, talk to lawmakers, mobilize their fellow parents, and become leaders in their own communities.
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Top Actions of the Past Week: Friday, July 12, 2024

July 11, 2024
SPREAD THE WORD! Immigrants are giving their all to build and contribute to this country! Baseless attacks against immigrants are ramping up and it’s up to us to push back! Certain politicians and their greedy lobbyists hurt everyone by handing kickbacks to the rich, defunding our schools, and...
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Sign to Tell Congress Playing Child Care Bingo is No Fun.

July 8, 2024
Summer is here and our kiddos are out of school and while it may be all fun and games for them, parents are often stuck scrambling to find child care options before the summer season even begins. While kids may be happy about it – summer often sends parents into a spiral that starts way before the...
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Pride Month
5 Fabulous LGBTQ+ Books in Spanish!

Five Fabulous LGBTQ+ Books in Spanish!

June 30, 2024
The following is a pile of books that came recommended, won awards, or are books I've heard about for years, all written for Spanish speakers and about the LGBTQ experience. In Las Aventuras de China Iron, author Gabriela Cabezon Camara rewrites Martín Fierro from a feminist, LGBTQ, and postcolonial perspective. China Iron travels across Argentina by covered wagon, learning about the cultures, languages, and environment along the way.
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Pride Month

Celebrating Queer Joy in New Hampshire: Bethany Murabito and the NH Queer Consortium

June 30, 2024
While Pride month continues to bloom, I’m inspired and motivated by the many incredible Granite Staters who are working to build a better and more inclusive New Hampshire. I was so excited when I met Bethany Murabito (she/her) in the halls of the state house this spring when we instantly connected over our fierce love for the LGBTQIA+ community and our cat eyeliner sharp enough to… well, if you know you know!
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TOGETHER WE TRIUMPH: Policy Wins, Pride, Power!

July 2, 2024
We are excited to share some incredible updates in this edition of MOMentum.
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