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How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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Black Mothers In Power’s Start in 2019 (by BMIP)

Black Mothers in Power: Pursuing Birth Justice in Delaware

April 21, 2021
Our society works hard to limit Black potential across all layers, with our school-to-prison pipelines, routine murders of Black people by “law and order” officers, and negligent or actively harmful medical care. But the assault on Black lives starts before a Black baby is even born. This is the backdrop for Black Mothers in Power (BMIP) to enter the scene in Delaware. BMIP recognizes that Black women and birthing persons are uniquely vulnerable in childbirth within the U.S.’s current medical system. Their mission is to end this disparity.
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Immigrants will help us recover! SIGN to support a pathway to citizenship!

April 19, 2021
Immigrants are a vital part of our essential workforce, the care infrastructure, our communities, and our families. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this has become even more apparent as immigrants played and continue to play an integral role in our care infrastructure as caregivers and other...
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MomsRising's COVID Relief Priorities

February 12, 2021
The moms of America urge leaders to immediately pass a comprehensive, robust COVID-relief package that centers the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area and lifts families and our economy. Shocking data show Black, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans.
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Tax cuts for families, not mega-corporations! SIGN NOW!

March 29, 2021
We are moving full steam ahead to make sure our elected leaders pass universal childcare, paid leave for all, help for struggling families and working people, and create a fairer tax code for women, moms, families, and everyone impacted by structural racism. But all of that takes $$$. That’s why it...
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Quick signature to expand health care coverage for kidney patients

March 18, 2021
When I was 17, I was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Twenty-two years later, I’m now facing End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and working to figure out how to balance my declining health while working full-time and being a single mom. I’m incredibly lucky to have flexible work hours and good...
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MomRising's Mandate for America

MomsRising's Mandate for America

February 12, 2021
The challenges facing women, and especially mothers and women of color, are more serious right now than they’ve been in years. The data is in and the pandemic is having an outsized impact on women and moms, with women of color experiencing compounded harms due to structural racism. The pandemic has turned the cracks in our systems into catastrophes, exposing just how much families, communities, and our economy depend on the work of women even though that work has long been, and continues to be, vastly undervalued.
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The deadline for the special enrollment period at Healthcare.gov has been extended to August 15th! Help spread the word!

April 19, 2021
Great news! The new American Rescue Plan is making health care coverage through HealthCare.gov and COBRA more affordable! This is huge! The Biden administration has now extended the special enrollment period for health care coverage at HealthCare.gov through August 15th so we have the chance to...
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