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Our Children with Autism Deserve Better

June 26, 2022
It was July 21, 2021, and my son, Brandon, had just turned fifteen two weeks before. As I sat in the pediatric therapy office and listened to what I already knew, what I had been fighting for with doctors and insurance red tape for what seemed like forever, I was in anger and disbelief at just how badly the entire system had failed my child.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 24, 2022

June 24, 2022
June is flying by – and so many of us are juggling so much all at the same time as we try to keep our families healthy and happy. We appreciate you. We appreciate all you do, including taking the time out of your busy schedules to take these actions to keep Congress focused on the most important...
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When we lift up babies and families, we all can soar.

June 22, 2022
On June 9 th , babies, families and advocates gathered at the General Assembly in Raleigh for the 5th Annual Strolling Thunder Advocacy Day to tell state policymakers that when we lift up babies and families, we all can soar! State legislators joined families for a playdate on the lawn to fly kites...
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Act Now! Tell Congress to solve child care.

June 21, 2022
Right now, Congress is working on the economic reconciliation package, which should include critical child care and Pre-K investments needed to solve the ongoing child care crisis and lower costs for families, BUT reports suggest that lawmakers are considering abandoning child care and pursuing legislation without it!
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 10, 2022

June 9, 2022
Each week, we provide you with a number of urgent, high impact actions that you might have missed. We appreciate you taking the time to take action, to share on social media, and to help us spread the word. All of our actions together add up to create change.
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Expand Childcare Digital Events: May in Review!

June 7, 2022
Families across the country (just like yours!) have been uplifting the fact that our child care system is broken - well before the COVID-19 pandemic exasperated the problem over two years ago. In response, MomsRising was joined by many of our incredible members and partners this past May to advocate for high-quality, affordable childcare & pre-K for all families. Look below for a summary of all the exciting digital activities we worked on and join our call to action to expand childcare!
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Hey Congress, who’s going to take care of all these kids?

June 3, 2022
Do you remember show and tell? You know, where you would bring something you liked or an object you found interesting to show to classmates, friends and teachers. Well, right now it’s time to SHOW and TELL Congress that too many of us have been taking care of kids during this pandemic and before with NO support and we need help, stat!
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Formula Shortage Newsletter 1: Feed Your Baby

June 3, 2022
Here is the first Feed Your Baby: #FormulaShortage newsletter. We know this is a very stressful time for so many parents trying to find infant formula for their babies - and we are here for you as part of your support team. Check out the below update and resources you can use!
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Boy flying kite with text saying Strolling Thunder, Thursday, June 9, 10:00-11:30 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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Sign up for our Feed Your Baby: Formula Shortage newsletter so you can stay updated

May 19, 2022
The news has been overwhelming about the baby formula shortage. If you have a child under the age of 1 and are dealing with this, like I am, I know how stressful, scary, and frustrating the shortage is. You are not in this alone. MomsRising is here to help share information with you about how to...
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