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How You Can Help to End Family Separation Right Now

June 18, 2018
Bookmark and share this! Here's your list of local orgs where you can volunteer; phone numbers and email addresses of decisionmakers, with suggestions for what you can say; links to fact sheets and resources; and much more.
Khadija Gurnah's picture

How I Found Affordable Quality Summer Care

June 13, 2018
Around this time every year, parents across the country struggle with the financial and logistical burdens of summer child care. This summer, I won’t be worrying — I know my sons are going to be active and taken care of. And the best part? I won’t even have to pay for it. Our school district in...
Fernanda Perez's picture

Birth Equity: Start by Supporting and Respecting Doulas

June 12, 2018
Every year at this time we celebrate mothers and fathers for the important role they play in supporting our families. And yet as a society we don’t do enough to truly help mothers who face unique challenges on the road to birthing and raising children. Between 700 and 1200 mothers die during...
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How Midwifery Can Help Improve Maternal Mortality Rates

April 4, 2018
Check out MomsRising's Anayah Rose , certified nurse-midwife talk to correspondent Jacque Reid of Tom Joyner Radio for this "Inside Her Story" program about how midwifery can help improve maternal mortality rates for Black mothers.
Tasmiha Khan's picture

Un Año Más de Sonrisas Para Los Niños de Durham, NC

January 6, 2018
Uno de mis sueños siempre fue poder recaudar juguetes para entregar a niños cuyos padres están pasando una situación difícil durante las celebraciones de Navidad y de Los Tres Reyes Magos. Es cierto que las cosas materiales no son lo más importante, pero en ciertas circunstancias, si hace una...
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I am Permanently and Totally Disabled because of my pregnancy

January 5, 2018
In 2011, I made a decision to have a second child. I knew it would be risky. My first pregnancy was hard and I had hyperemesis gravidarum so bad that I was on bed rest my entire first trimester. I also have lupus and a weak immune system . Lastly, I was finally starting to make some traction in my...
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Black women vote at high numbers in spite of White funders, not because of them.

December 13, 2017
Today, the Democratic victory of a senate seat in Alabama is our nation's top news story. Alabama, the most Republican of Republican states, one of the red-est of the red states, turned blue. And, for the first time, many news outlets are giving credit to the demographic responsible for this...
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Puerto Rican Imams Step Up for Puerto Rico: Part 1

October 13, 2017
Disappointed, pained, hurt, heartbroken, concerned, frustrated, helpless, desperate, angry, and powerless; these are just some of the words that Puerto Ricans living in the United States use to describe how they feel about the events unfolding on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane María. The...
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Puerto Rican Imams Step Up for Puerto Rico: Part 2

October 13, 2017
This is part two of a two-part series on the Muslim community in Puerto Rico. Missed Part 1? Read it here . There are conflicting reports coming from the news media and the White House about the current situation in Puerto Rico, a territory of the US. Usually when any natural disaster strikes on US...
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