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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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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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18 Washington Moms 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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No parent should ever have the burden of worrying if they can afford to keep their child alive.

September 8, 2020
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health policies are impacting families. Here is a powerful story about the need to rein in the cost of life-saving prescription medicines and to make sure everyone has access to quality, affordable health care from a...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020
Before we get to the #5Actions this week, all of us at MomsRising want to first thank you for everything you’ve been doing to help protect our democracy, to advance justice, to get families and our economy much needed COVID-19 relief measures, and to help get out the MomsVote in 2020. We know you’...
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Are Women Actually Getting Pregnant During the Lockdown Period?

August 28, 2020
Most of the women and families navigating pregnancy and the pandemic were pregnant before shelter ins and restrictions began. And while there were memes sprinkled all across social media about a baby boom ringing in 2021, there was significant truth lying beneath that joke.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020
We know it’s been a busy week with many families balancing back to school -- in all of it’s different variations -- with work and daily activities. Even though you’re busy, we didn’t want you to miss these actions, especially ways that you can help get out the vote over the next 70+ days. Please...
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Quick signature: Tell Congress to protect the CDC amidst COVID-19

July 27, 2020
“ Trump administration seeking to block funding for CDC, contact tracing and testing in new relief bill ” “ Trump Administration Strips CDC of Control of Coronavirus Data ” “ White House blocks CDC director from testifying on schools reopening ” This past week’s news headlines have made one thing...
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Getting My Son the Health Care He Needs Was Never Easy … But Now It’s Practically Impossible

July 27, 2020
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health policies are impacting families. Here is a powerful story about the need to make sure everyone has access to quality, affordable health care from a MomsRising volunteer in Georgia: ---- My 15-year-old son Joe is a...
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