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MomsRising COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities

July 2, 2020
All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans. Our elected leaders must develop and implement health equity interventions across all components of coronavirus response legislation, collect national health outcomes data by race, and ensure that all new policies urgently address these racial and ethnic disparities.
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Justice for Breonna Taylor

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020
This week we are continuing the urgent mobilization for Black lives. It has been over 100 days since Breonna Taylor was murdered by members of the Louisville Metro Police Department, and none of the officers responsible have been arrested or charged for her death. Scroll down to demand justice for...
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Review the Week: Can't Miss Posts [June 26, 2020]

June 26, 2020
ICYMI: Here are the posts you visited, loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending June 26, 2020. 1. BLOG: Breonna's killers are still at large: Take Action! Only one of the three police officers responsible for Breonna’s death has been fired by the Louisville Police Department and none...
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Quick signature for the Child Care is Essential Act

June 23, 2020
“My childcare center closed its doors and I’m heartbroken. Our childcare provider has been part of our life for 7 years. We don’t know what we are going to do. Finding a new childcare provider is no easy feat. The price has to work, the location, the hours...there are too many unknowns now, and I...
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Child Care Coronavirus Recovery Conversations: Equitable Approaches to Elevating Parent Voices

June 11, 2020
I never imagined working from home like this: full time with my two kids, twice a week with my two nieces, while my sister and husband risk their health as essential workers during a global pandemic. Yet, my child care experience pales in comparison to the anxiety and frustration of families with...
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Review the Week: Can't Miss Posts

June 11, 2020
ICYMI: Here are a few of the rising, favorite and important posts from the MomsRising community for the week ending June 12, 2020. Jump in — like, share and leave a comment. Enjoy! 1. BLOG: Quick Signature: Justice for Breonna Taylor! Demand that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fire and charge with...
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2020 Resources For Talking With Kids About Race

June 9, 2020
George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmed Arbaury. We hear their names and their stories -- along with a tragic list of countless other names -- in the news and on social media, and we know it’s not just adults hearing and discussing this moment in our nation’s history. Our children at every age and...
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Review The Week: 5 Can't-Miss Posts

June 5, 2020
ICYMI: Here are 5 worth-your-time posts that the MomsRising community liked, shared and viewed for the week ending Friday, June 5, 2020. 1. BLOG: Justice for George Floyd We grieve, we’re angry, and we cannot stop holding leaders accountable. justice for George.jpg 2. BLOG: Ten Tips for Teaching...
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#GoodNews This Week: In This Together, Justice For Ahmaud, Paid Leave

May 22, 2020
The MomsRising community amplified the voices and concerns of mothers, sharing stories of child care and paid leave, and justice for the mother, friends and family of Ahmaud Arbery. VOICES: MomsRising Member Kelly Newman Shares Her #PaidLeave Story in The New York Times Screen Shot 2020-05-22 at 2...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020
It's another Friday. The weather is warming and we are DOING IT, friends. This is a hard time. Thank you for all you're doing for yourself, your family, your community and this nation. We see you, and we're honored to work alongside you. This week's list of top #5Actions includes some urgent calls...
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