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I am a proud mom to Zoe (5), and Brendan (3), and a new little one arriving in September! I have a personal passion for learning new languages and cultures that I seek to instill in my children at an early age. Professionally, I am an educator with teaching certificates in German, English as a...
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Senate subcommittee hearing on protecting immigrant children
On Aug. 16, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing on what federal agencies are doing – or rather, aren’t doing enough of – to protect unaccompanied migrant children from abuse and human trafficking once they enter the U.S.
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Town Halls are one of the most effective and direct ways to engage a member of Congress, as well as a crucial way to garner local media attention in districts that traditionally read local media only. This platform also allows for individuals to motivate other voters to hold incumbent members of...
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Recently, we in Baltimore City filed suit against the Trump Administration for intentionally and unlawfully sabotaging the Affordable Care Act (ACA). I am gravely concerned for the wellbeing of my patients, my city, and millions of individuals who are finding themselves unable to afford health care...
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Imagine you were in danger right now. Imagine you are in a place far from home. Imagine you have no money, and no friends or family that you can reach. Can it get any worse? Yes. Now imagine that a stranger in a uniform tore your young child from your arms without explanations or reassurances about...
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We Are MomsRising!
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Marysol in California about her experience of finding childcare for her two kiddos. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . I’m a mother of two. I have a six year old daughter and...
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"We are the leaders we’ve been looking for." ~Grace Lee Boggs All of us. We can do hard things. And we don’t need to wait for anyone to tell us how to do them. Our national rolling hunger strike launched on July 30th in Oakland, CA. This movement is in solidarity with the migrant families separated...
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As a pediatrician, I do everything I possibly can to keep children safe and healthy. One important part of that is counseling parents on what they can do to protect their children from dangerous products and unsafe toys. Unfortunately, there is no shortage of products that pose serious harm to...
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3D-printed guns are a grave threat to public safety and national security. It is madness to give everyone in the world free instructions on how to produce them. 3D-printed guns are untraceable, because they don’t have serial numbers. 3D-printed guns are undetectable, because they are made of...
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Brainstorm with me for a second….what are some things the moms of America need? -Paid family and medical leave -Quality, affordable childcare and healthcare -Good schools and parks for our kids Here is one thing the moms of America definitely DON’T need: Another GOP-Trump Tax Scam that benefits the...
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