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As caring people, we all want the same thing – a safe place for our families to live and thrive. We all want our children to live in peace and safe from danger. But North Carolina leaders introduced a new bill that could endanger many immigrant children and families! QUICK SIGN: Tell North Carolina...
Sheila Arias's picture
On the radio show this week, we cover the continued outrageous attacks on access to abortioncare and reproductive health medications including Mifepristone; why representation matters and how you can run – or help someone run - for office; the tragic rise in mass shootings and what you can do about...
MomsRising's picture
Did you know that the United States is currently the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world, with major racial disparities where Black women lose their lives at 3 to 4 times the rate of white women due to maternity-related causes, independent of age, economic background, or...
MacKenzie Nicholson's picture
We need to practice leaning on others.
Does this sound familiar? “I’m fine.” “Oh, I’ll be okay.” “I don’t want to be a bother.” “I just need to spend some more time thinking about it.” “I’ll figure it out.” These are some of the things we say to ourselves or others when we are in denial of our own needs. Denying our needs is one of the...
Beth Anstandig's picture
Once again, conservative groups and anti-abortion politicians are doing their best to sustain power by stripping people of their human right to reproductive and abortion health care. This time in Amarillo, Texas where as it currently stands, Mifepristone -- the medication used to assist the...
Diarra Diouf's picture
Woman in dark hallway holding toddler drinking from a bottle.
"I suffered from terrible postpartum depression. My doctor didn't discuss it with me and I didn't know what was happening to me." --Lois Lois is just like so many moms who struggle after giving birth. It doesn’t have to be this way. We can, and we must, do better!
Gina Arias's picture
As families are elbows-deep in navigating the childcare crisis, wiping endlessly runny noses, and trying to keep their families afloat, legislators are in Olympia putting together the state’s budget for the next 2 years. And we families have something to say about it! Budget writers are deciding...
Reshonna Booker-Reynolds's picture
The mommas are tired and they want a lot more than heart shaped cards and rom com movies this Valentine’s Day. They want real solutions for their families, like affordable, high quality child care. Tell West Virginia elected leaders that it’s time to show us the LOVE by supporting sweet child care solutions – like funding based on enrollment and increasing eligibility so child care workers can access child care, too!
MomsRising's picture
We all want the same thing – a safe place for our families to live and thrive. That’s exactly what parents are looking for when they reach our border and request asylum. We all want our children to be alive and well. For some parents that means they have to trek international borders to keep themselves and their children safe from persecution and violence.
Claudia Tristan's picture
Thirty years ago, the *unpaid* Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was signed into law, and while FMLA is great if you’re covered and if you can afford unpaid leave- it’s not good enough. Three decades is far too long to wait for the promise of paid leave for every worker just like every other industrialized nation already has.
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