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08/05/20
By now, we all know that the coronavirus presents schools with unprecedented challenges. Most K–12 campuses across the country closed in the spring—and scrambled to continue their work in a different setting. The pace of the crisis left the country’s public education system with little time to plan...
08/01/20
It’s National Breastfeeding Month and I am ready to take a moment, breathe, celebrate and advocate. Normally, when August rolls around I am ready to celebrate! Celebrate the breastfeeding journeys that mothers and babies embark upon every single day. Each milestone (no matter the length) deserves...
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07/31/20
Summer is flying by and our MomsVote program is rocketing forward! Your enthusiasm for the MomsRising postcard program means that over 700,000 mom voters will receive a handwritten note of encouragement for them to vote! Let’s keep up the MOMentum and we WILL make it to 1 million postcards! Check...
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Mitch McConnell wrong again
07/30/20
It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of July. While we are gearing up for the elections in less than 100 days, we have some critical actions for you to take this week -- primarily related to COVID-19 relief. We need your help to urge Congress to extend unemployment insurance, protect the CDC...
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07/29/20
We are human animals first and foremost, and our innate health and stability comes from our natural instincts. As a life-long cowgirl, ranch owner, license psychotherapist, and mom, I turn to my herds for lessons about parenting, leading, and living and working together peacefully. Lessons from...
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Take Action!
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07/28/20
Once again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is low-balling American families, failing to recognize the scope and impact of this pandemic, and not giving workers or our economy what we really need. We need Congress to pass a strong, bold, comprehensive COVID-relief package immediately so...
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07/27/20
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health policies are impacting families. Here is a powerful story about the need to make sure everyone has access to quality, affordable health care from a MomsRising volunteer in Georgia: ---- My 15-year-old son Joe is a...
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CDC Director Redfield speaks from a White House podium as VP Pence looks at him
07/27/20
“ Trump administration seeking to block funding for CDC, contact tracing and testing in new relief bill ” “ Trump Administration Strips CDC of Control of Coronavirus Data ” “ White House blocks CDC director from testifying on schools reopening ” This past week’s news headlines have made one thing...
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07/23/20
ICYMI: Honoring our leaders, protecting healthcare, improving financial strength and rising for workers -- all in a week's work for the MomsRising community! Check out these 4 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 24, 2020. 1. BLOG: JOIN our National Day of Action...
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Save childcare
07/23/20
Happy Friday. As summer starts to wind down, parents everywhere are struggling with questions around what the fall will look like. We know it’s tough. We also know that in order for parents to truly be able to “get back to work” we need the supports to do so, including childcare and early learning...
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