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How I Adapt to Quarantine Life

March 19, 2020
When your camping trip gets canceled, you pitch a tent in your backyard. The ability to adapt to change, adjust to a new reality, let go of what was and create a new sense of normalcy is the secret to happiness. It’s not something you’ll find at the end of a treasure hunt. Happiness is a state of...
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Novel Coronavirus Response Must Include Affordable, Equal Access to Treatment for ALL

March 17, 2020
My name is Yasmin Canales and I am member of Little Lobbyists, an organization who advocates for kids with complex medical needs and disabilities. I am a high school senior, just accepted into my top 2 choices for college. I love swimming, work as a lifeguard, and am a youth group leader with a passion for sharing my faith. I was also born with a genetic disease called Cystic Fibrosis, which affects all my organs, but especially my respiratory and digestive systems. Since birth, I have had over 30 hospitalizations for weeks at a time as well as 15 surgeries. I take 21 different medications, including over 35 pills daily, and 2-4 hours of intense respiratory therapies.
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UPDATED! [VIDEO] How to talk to kids about coronavirus: FREE Webinar

March 17, 2020
As we stay inside and practice responsible social distancing, it’s more important than ever that we’re connecting and supporting one another. That’s why the Women's March is hosting a series of webinars this week to discuss the issues we know are impacting you already. Yesterday we heard from...
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***Important*** Tell your Senator to vote YES on the COVID-19 package!

March 14, 2020
Listen, I’m going to get real with you. I know that you might be more than a little anxious right now and unsure of what is going on with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreading. I am too. The good news is that late last night Speaker Nancy Pelsoi and leaders in the U.S. House of...
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Maternal Justice Legislative & Policy Updates - Feb/March 2020

March 14, 2020
An overview of Maternal Justice related federal and state policy updates for February and March 2020
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Isolation: How To Cope

March 13, 2020
As a family, we’re no stranger to being homebound. Over last decade, we’ve had several reasons to isolate including a bone marrow transplant and an illness that left one of us bedridden. As of this publication, we’ve partially isolated for over 2 weeks and completely isolated for some days. The...
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When You Have Leukemia & Need A Mask

March 12, 2020
I know we are all afraid. In fact, the fear of infection is constantly with me these days. I try to let go of the anxiety, while at the same time remembering to wash my hands often, use hand sanitizer very often, wear a mask and gloves outside, and have anyone who comes over put on a mask and...
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Moms Are Scared. Families Are Hurting. President Trump Continues to Let Us Down.

March 11, 2020
Moms are scared. Families are hurting. And tonight we were angered as we watched President Trump utterly fail to adequately address the coronavirus pandemic. We may never have needed our government to step up with meaningful solutions more than we do now. But President Trump didn’t do that tonight...
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La vacuna contra el coronavirus debe salvar vidas, no aumentar ganancias

March 8, 2020
Todos los años me aseguro de que mi hijo reciba la vacuna contra la gripe (influenza/flu) tan pronto como está disponible. La gripe puede ser devastadora para mí porque mi sistema inmunológico es muy débil debido a una enfermedad renal crónica y me siento muy agradecida por los científicos de todo...
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QUICK SIGNATURE for coronavirus testing kits!

March 4, 2020
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) already starting to spread in the United States, it is time for our federal government to take action and release funds ASAP to combat the virus and protect our families and economy. Sign our letter calling on the U.S. Congress and President Trump to pass and allocate emergency funds to combat the coronavirus ASAP.
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