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Mourn. Rise. Change The World. Your September MOMentum

September 30, 2020
September has been a MONTH -- and in 2020, that’s saying something. With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the developments in Breonna Taylor’s family’s case, and the ongoing pandemic, our fight for justice has been relentless (more on that in the newsletter below). In...
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Descarga tu Lotería Edición Elecciones 2020

September 25, 2020
En honor a unos de los juegos más representativos de México hemos lanzado La Lotería: Edición Elecciones 2020 para enseñar a los más pequeños de la casa sobre las votaciones presidenciales. Este juego de Lotería está compuesto de cartas y 3 tarjetones para cada jugador. Cada carta ilustra un...
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Divest in Policing, Invest in the People

September 30, 2020
Content warning: We discuss the police violence against Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Rayshard Brooks, Jacob Blake, Trayford Pellerin, Cornerlius Fredericks, Layleen Xtravaganza Polanco, Antonio Valenzuela , and Muhammad Muyamin below. MomsRising stands with the Movement for Black...
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Voting is a Parenting Responsibility

September 29, 2020
Walking in a sea of people towards the ballroom, I felt the weight of a long-sought goal coming to fruition. My brain spun on the fact that nine months later, I would be able to vote. It was February of 2012. I had lived in this country since 1979 when I came from Colombia as a seven-year-old girl...
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Review the Week: Ruthless, We Rise [Sept. 25, 2020]

September 24, 2020
ICYMI: This week we mourn the tremendous loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, stand with the family and loved ones of Breonna Taylor in calling for justice, and rise to make this country a more just place for women and families. Check out this the content you loved, liked, shared or might have...
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Your Voting Checklist!

September 22, 2020
It’s 2020. Pretty much NOTHING is going as planned this year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t turn this trend around -- and make a plan to VOTE THE WAY YOU WANT TO THIS YEAR ! Vote with popcorn on your kitchen table. Vote early if your state allows. Vote in a hammock by mail. Vote in-person on...
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An Egregious Miscarriage of Justice, An Insult to the Memory of Breonna Taylor

September 23, 2020
Shock. Outrage. We stand with the family and loved ones of Breonna Taylor, Black Lives Matter Louisville, the tens of thousands of activists in Kentucky, and the national Movement for Black Lives in calling for justice. There is no other way fair-minded people can react to the grand jury decision...
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I Got Involved for My Son Javi

September 23, 2020
The year my son Javier turned two, he and I spent a huge amount of time traveling around North Carolina and speaking to anyone who would listen about his healthcare needs. Javi has Down syndrome, and along with that he has many co-occuring conditions, including two holes in his heart, kidney and...
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