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Review the Week: Parent Power! [Dec. 18, 2020]

December 17, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was all about creating, harnassing and using our PARENT POWER for good this week. Check out some content you might have missed for the week ending Dec. 18, 2020. YOUR GIFT MATCHED: Double Your Parent Power We need you now! As 2020 winds to a close, we’re giving...
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Review the Week: How We Shared Our Power [Dec. 11, 2020]

December 11, 2020
ICYMI: Despite a global pandemic and a year of unique pain and challenges, together, we lifted our voices, spoke up for each other and shared our power to help ALL moms and families experience racial, economic and gender justice. Check out these posts that reflected, amplified and powered up the...
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Review the Week: Superheroes in Action [Dec. 4, 2020]

December 4, 2020
ICYMI: This week the MomsRising community continued to lift democracy and open avenues for everyone to thrive…all during a historically devastating pandemic. You are true superheroes, and we are so thankful to be doing this work with you. 1. GIVE: A Sister MomsRising Donor Will Match Your...
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Top #5Actions for This Holiday Week: November 27, 2020

November 25, 2020
The holidays are upon us, and many of us are getting creative and practicing flexibility to connect from a distance with family in new ways because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the pandemic hasn’t just challenged the way we celebrate; it’s also turned up the pressure on families whose health and...
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Moms Are Parenting the Workforce!?

October 29, 2020
In her latest blog post, Capacity Building Manager Marianne Bullock reflects on a new, precarious reality. "It's not that women are falling off the cliff," she shares, "but that we are being pushed off and out of the workforce by a lack of policies that support the on-the-ground reality of the burden of care for our children's wellbeing."

Michigan Invests $2 Million into Its “10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids & Farms” Program

October 19, 2020
In Michigan schools, children are eating fresh peaches for the first time after only tasting canned. The kids take a juicy bite, and their faces light up. Even apples—the iconic school fruit—are causing a sensation as children learn in school meals that different varieties can be sweet, tart, and in between. And Brussels sprouts? Yes, please. Roasted. It’s all thanks to an innovative Michigan program that is cultivating healthy eating habits among children by introducing them to the wide variety of fruits and vegetables so necessary for good nutrition, and doing it in schools—the places where kids get up to two and even three meals a day.
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Review the Week: #BlockBarret, Love Languages, Fire & Fear [Oct. 9, 2020]

October 9, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community is craving love, kindness, freedom from fear, and RELIEF. Together, we have the power to make all of these possible...for so many more Americans. In that spirit, check out these MomsVote posts that you loved, liked, shared or might have missed for the week ending Oct...
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18 Washington Caregivers Who are Changing Our World

September 15, 2020
To mother is to transform. Each and every day moms are shaping a more just future for us all through small and big acts alike -- whether it’s helping a tantruming toddler understand their feelings or advocating for their community with elected leaders, moms have superpowers that move us all forward...
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18 mamás de Washington que están cambiando nuestro mundo

September 15, 2020
Ser madre significa transformar. Todos los días las mamás crean un futuro más justo para todos nosotros a través de pequeñas y grandes acciones por igual –ya sea ayudando a un infante que está en medio de una pataleta a comprender sus sentimientos o abogando por su comunidad ante sus líderes...
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I Fasted To Support Workers. Here's What Happened

August 20, 2020
My name is Britney Andrews. I am a union shop steward with UNITE HERE, Local 23 in Charlotte, NC. Before the coronavirus forced me out-of-work, I had been a bartender at Philips Famous Seafood at CLT Airport in Charlotte, NC for 3 years.
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