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SIGN NOW: We cannot tear immigrant children from families during COVID-19

July 2, 2020
As the world responds to an unprecedented crisis unfolding from the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are staying home with their children, caring for them with the hopes that they will stay healthy and safe. Yet right now, the Trump administration is forcing immigrant families in detention centers...
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SIGN ON: Congress must take action against military sexual assault

July 7, 2020
When one’s child joins the military, a parent may worry about their loved one risking their life in active combat situations as part of their service. What no parent should fear is that their child serving their country could be harassed and killed at the hands of a fellow soldier. Sexual...
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JUST. FOUR. FAST. MONTHS.

July 6, 2020
My heart is hammering. After spending three months of the COVID-19 pandemic social distancing, one month centering a national rebellion that demands we finally end police violence and reimagining public safety, and July 4th weekend thinking about the rights and freedoms that each and every person...
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Raising a Little Activist

July 11, 2020
As the child of immigrants, I got to see the struggle firsthand. My parents immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico in 1966. They had only the clothes on their backs, a bit of hard-earned money, dreams, and a lot of determination. Against all odds they persevered and ultimately succeeded. Their plight...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020
Greetings. Summer is here. It’s hot. And the drumbeat of urgent actions in need of your support continues. This week’s list of top actions demanding justice for Vanessa Guillen, demanding immigrant children being held in ICE Family Detention Centers are released by the July 17 deadline, and urging...
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2020 Resources For Talking With Kids About Race

June 9, 2020
George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmed Arbaury. We hear their names and their stories -- along with a tragic list of countless other names -- in the news and on social media, and we know it’s not just adults hearing and discussing this moment in our nation’s history. Our children at every age and...
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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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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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