ICYMI: The MomsRising community had a lot to celebrate this week, from an historic win for women and moms in Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, to ANOTHER municipality passing paid leave. We also remain grounded, providing guidance to keep families safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and fighting to protect and expand life-saving health care coverage for ALL. Check out these posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending Nov. 20, 2020.
1. BLOG: How I Updated My 2020 Holiday Plans
Many of us are planning to make a cozy, at-home Thanksgiving this year. If you do decide to attend a gathering, here’s a quick and easy checklist of how to lessen your own risk and that of your loved ones:
2. INSTAGRAM: Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris
The first Black, South Asian, woman and mom Vice President-Elect DEFINITELY deserves a high-five.
LOVE THIS: https://www.instagram.com/p/CHTDpj1n80t/
3. FACEBOOK: Paid Leave in North Carolina County!
Last night Buncombe Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt paid leave for county employees, joining the 19 counties and municipalities around North Carolina that provide paid leave for their employees to welcome a new child or care for a loved one.
CELEBRATE: Congratulations! Buncombe County
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health care policies are impacting families. Here is a powerful story about the need to make sure everyone has access to quality, affordable health care from a MomsRising volunteer, Jenn, in North Carolina.