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ICYMI: The MomsRising community is thinking, acting and planning ahead for a brighter future for ALL women and families. Check out the 3 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 17, 2020. 

FACEBOOK VIDEO: What does defunding the police REALLY mean? 

MomsRising's Elyssa Schmier breaks it down, showing that we have options when it comes to how our hard-earned tax dollars are spent. 

WATCH: It's just 3:22 minutes!

BLOG: COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities 

The pandemic has laid bare cracks in our public policies -- cracks that have become catastrophes for millions.

The moms of America expect our elected leaders to take immediate action to address THESE COVID-19 concerns:

  • Comprehensive paid family and medial leave and earned paid sick days
  • Increase SNAP
  • Extend unemployment insurance
  • Prevent people from losing their employer-sponsored health insurance

LEARN MORE and WEIGH IN: Read the entire post 

MEDIA SPOTLIGHT: [VIDEO] Rebuilding after COVID-19: Here's What Gender Advocates Want to See for Women and Girls

Melinda Gates asked MomsRising member Eleanore Fernandez and other gender equality advocates to share their thoughts on what kind of world we want to see as we rebuild from COVID-19. 

SEE THE VIDEO: On Melinda Gates' YouTube channel
READ THE POST: Equality Can't Wait On Melinda Gates' LinkedIn page

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