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North Carolina Vigils Call for Action to Reduce Gun Violence

May 23, 2022
On April 24 at 7:30 pm, gun violence prevention vigils took place simultaneously in multiple cities across North Carolina. They were hosted by the NC Gun Violence Prevention Coalition, which includes North Carolinians Against Gun Violence, North Carolina Council of Churches, Raleigh-Apex NAACP,...
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Image of boy flying kite with text reading "No more baby talk. Let's fly into action. Strolling Thunder. Thursday, June 9th, 10-11:30 am

NC: Come fly kites for change! RSVP now for a kite-flying playdate

May 20, 2022
What is that up in the sky? Is it a bird? A plane? Nope! It's a kite! Join MomsRising (and a bunch of kites!) as we fly into action in Raleigh to remind NC lawmakers that when we lift up babies and families, we all can soar! MomsRising is excited to join our partners at the Think Babies NC Alliance...
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Quick action: Drug prices cannot keep going up—the time to act is now!

May 20, 2022
“I am 72 with 3 chronic genetic diseases. My Rx costs are beyond what I can afford and I have postponed getting refills and doing without due to lack of funds. There are millions of us out here. Parents of handicapped children, diabetics, others with chronic illnesses. We need your help. Please...
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Stop violence by fighting white supremacy

May 18, 2022
Over the weekend, an 18-year-old white supremacist drove for hours to a neighborhood grocery store in Buffalo, where he shot 13 people, specifically targeting Black people. Ten died. [1] Our hearts ache for the victims and families of the Buffalo shooting and for the city itself. Our hearts break for the Black community, which once again has been targeted in a racially motivated mass shooting.
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Paid leave is critical to all families

May 16, 2022
At the beginning of the pandemic, Amazon offered up to two weeks of paid time off for employees who had Covid-19 or needed to quarantine, and now, they’ve reduced that to five *unpaid* excused days from work.
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Formula update: The bottle is starting to look half full.

May 13, 2022
Due to a historic recall of some forms of baby formula, there is now a nationwide shortage of formula and it’s a very big deal, reaching a crisis point for many families. (¿Busca información en español sobre la escasez de fórmula para bebés? MamásConPoder la tiene. Haga clic aquí .) Here’s what’s...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022
We started the week energized by the hundreds of powerful stories you shared with us during the first ever MOMibuster! Thank you!! During the MOMibuster more than 98,000 views happened! Thank you also for tuning in! We hope you were able to sit back and be inspired by how each of our care stories...
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Brand New Breaking Through Podcast: Protecting our Bodies, Our Health, and Building Momentum with the MOMibuster

May 10, 2022
On the radio show this week we talk about the leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision that would get rid of Roe v. Wade and what we, you, and us together can do to help protect women’s bodily autonomy; we cover maternal health and health equity; we dive into the fight for affordable, accessible...
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