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MomsRising COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities

July 2, 2020
MomsRising Logo Text Horiz Red.jpg All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than...
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Review the Week: 5 Can't Miss Posts [July 3, 2020]

July 3, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was abuzz fighting for justice and demanding fast, effective solutions to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check out these 5 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 3, 2020. 1. INSTAGRAM: Today would have been Tamir Rice's 18th birthday Our...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020
July 4th weekend is here, the official start of a summer unlike any other for many, and just four months away from the November election. JUST. FOUR. FAST. MONTHS. The clock is ticking and your voice, your action, your attention is needed more than ever. So for the #5Actions this week, we urge you...
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What Can You Expect Giving Birth in NC During COVID-19

July 1, 2020
Being pregnant and giving birth can be scary and raise lots of questions even in the best of times. At MomsRising, we’ve heard your concerns as you navigate this uncertain moment and your desire to make sure expecting families and providers are on the same page when it comes to ensuring positive...
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TAKE ACTION: Justice for Elijah McClain

July 1, 2020
Elijah McClain -- a young Black man who loved animals, a violinist, a highly regarded massage therapist, and a person beloved by his community -- was simply walking home from the store after buying iced tea when police officers in Aurora, Colorado detained and murdered him nearly a year ago. The...
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Breonna's killers are still at large: Take Action!

June 24, 2020
It has been over 100 days since Breonna Taylor was shot and killed in her Louisville, Kentucky home by officers from the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD). LMPD performed an illegal, no knock drug raid on her home. Not a single officer announced themselves before ramming down her door and...
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Quick signature: Tell Trump & Pence we need testing, masks, and the ACA!

June 30, 2020
Infuriating. Baffling. Outrageous. I’m running out of words to describe the gross disregard the Trump Administration has had for human lives and the mind-boggling mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis. Just in the past week alone, in the middle of a pandemic—when millions are losing their health...
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Tell your Senators to Extend Unemployment Insurance!

July 1, 2020
We’re hearing from moms every single day who are struggling with unemployment and questioning how they are going to pay their bills and continue to put food on the table for their families. Moms like Beverly, who writes: “When I was laid off from my job due to COVID-19, as a single mother I was...
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