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Gun ownership will not make Asian Americans safer

May 5, 2021
The March 16 Atlanta mass shooting killed 8 people, 6 of whom were women of Asian American descent. That was followed by the Indianapolis shooting in April, where 4 of the 8 victims were members of the Sikh community. These recent shootings happened in the context of surging anti-Asian hate crimes...
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In a Time of Uncertainty, Let Us Commit to Keeping Our Kids Safe this Mother’s Day

May 5, 2021
Being a single mother is tough. Doing the same job during a global pandemic has been nothing short of a seemingly impossible task that managed to get completed with each passing day. In March of 2020, as I was packing my luggage to make one of my many usual trips to Washington, D.C. for my work as...
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Rates of Breast Cancer in Women Veterans Provoke Questions

May 5, 2021
My name is Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, and I am a public health professional whose research focuses on the well-being of military-connected women. Long before I became an academic, I was a Marine Corps Military Police Officer. I served from 2002-2012 in garrison commands, overseas in Iraq, and...
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Quick signature! Tell Congress to lower drug prices now

May 4, 2021
With the passage of the American Rescue Plan, we are delighted that President Biden has made strides in making health care more affordable. However, there is still a lot of work to do when it comes to prescription drug affordability for families. In fact, lowering the cost of health care and...
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URGENT: North Carolina lawmakers considering a bill to outlaw vaccine requirements

May 4, 2021
There is a new bill that is dangerous for public health being considered by the NC General Assembly that needs your urgent attention! House Bill 558 would make it unlawful to mandate vaccinations against ANY illness for schools, child care, and health care professionals and settings—including COVID...
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We're Raising Future Grownups — We Have To Talk To Our Kids About Police Killings

May 4, 2021
The past few weeks have been wrought with the type of pain that sits heavy in my body, existing and spanning into all areas of my life. It’s a pain that many Black, Brown and Indigenous people live with. It’s a pain that many mothers live with. I listened to Daunte Wright’s mother recount the...
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Celebrating our Child Care Providers: Cassandra Brooks

May 3, 2021
On May 7th, we celebrate National Child Care Providers Day. It is a day that was established to celebrate those that care for our children We wanted to celebrate and lift up the voices of one of those providers, Cassandra Brooks. Cassandra is a child care provider, owner of Little Believers Academy...
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How friends, family, teachers and other caregivers can support new mothers

May 3, 2021
Developed by Lina Acosta Sandaal, MA, LMFT MomsRising consultant and expert in child and adolescent development and infant and early childhood mental health Perinatal and postpartum disorders are extremely common in women during pregnancy and after they give birth. While there is information out...
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