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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."
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Review the Week: Voting, Texting Congress, and Protecting Health Care [Oct. 2, 2020]

October 2, 2020
ICYMI: Voting is top of mind for our members this week -- the election is 32 DAYS AWAY! Check out these MomsVote posts, plus other opportunties to ignite democracy and make the world a better place for moms and families, that you loved, liked, shared or might have missed for the week ending Oct. 2...
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Barrett has made clear she would overturn the ACA and take health care away from millions

Policy Roundup: #BlockBarrett confirmation and new federal policy for abortion access for immigrant minors

October 2, 2020
Significant federal policy and legal updates you might have missed from the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) including Trump's nomination for the Supreme Court and the federal policy change on immigrant minors' access to reproductive health care.
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[VIDEO] Robin in Colorado shares why health care is important to her

October 1, 2020
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health care 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, Robin, in Colorado: Does your family have...
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[VIDEO] Chanel in Colorado shares why health care is important to her

October 1, 2020
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health care 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, Chanel, in Colorado: Does your family have...
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[VIDEO] Margarita in CA shares why health care is important to her

October 1, 2020
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health care 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, Margarita, in California: Does your family...
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[VIDEO] Teresa in TX shares why health care is important to her

October 1, 2020
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health care 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, Teresa, in Texas: Does your family have a...
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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 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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