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ICYMI: The MomsRising community stepped up for equality in a big way this week. Check out some of the posts you loved, shared and might have missed for the week ending June 19, 2020.  


We have been sharing and uplifting many of the voices in our #RisersandShakers community. 

"George, we heard your cry for Mama!"

SEE THE ENTIRE POST: On @MomsRising and @MamasConPoder  

2. FACEBOOK LIVE: Television Personality and Activist Miss Peppermint Moderates MomsRising #PrideMonth Conversation

The very first Pride was a riot against police violence, led by Black & Brown trans women. What does this mean for today's uprisings against police brutality and the fight for LGBTQ+ liberation? 

SEE MORE: The Fight for Safety, Fairness, and Dignity For The LGBTQ+ Community


3. SUPREME COURT STATEMENTS: America's Moms Cheer Positive Rulings for DREAMERs, LQBTQ+ 

"Today's ruling reinforces that, for DACA recipients, #HomeIsHere." - Donna Norton, MomsRising Executive Vice President

READ THE STATEMENT: A Great Day for the Country, As U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s Cruel Action to End DACA

"Today the highest court in our land struck a blow for fairness, justice and equality at work." - Sarah Alcid, MomsRising Senior Campaign Director for Workplace Justice

READ THE STATEMENT: America’s Workplaces Will Be More Fair and Equitable Due to Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

4. MEDIA SPOTLIGHT: Parents Magazine Profiles MomsRising's Monifa Bandele 

"We're fighting to demilitarize schools and winning. Just this week, we've seen three school districts cancel contracts with local police in order to use that money to address the critical needs of today's students. That's progress." - Monifa Bandele, MomsRising Senior Vice President

LEARN MORE6 Black Moms on the Frontlines of the Fight Against Racism - Parents Magazine, June 15, 2020


This week we hosted a timely and powerful #KeepMarching discussion that dove deep into the history of police and the impact on our communities, and explored models and ideas for stronger communities and a defunded police. 

#KeepMarching online meetings are designed to give you the inside scoop on what’s happening on issues and politics, give you direct access to MomsRising staff and leading experts, and fill you in on MomsRising's hot campaigns. 

"I love these meetings. So insightful. Lots of things I didn't know. Thanks for sharing your knowledge!" -Stefanie, meeting participant

Click here to watch the recording. Password: 0P@+t==7

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