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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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Review the Week: 4 Can't Miss Posts [July 24, 2020]

July 23, 2020
ICYMI: Honoring our leaders, protecting healthcare, improving financial strength and rising for workers -- all in a week's work for the MomsRising community! Check out these 4 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 24, 2020. 1. BLOG: JOIN our National Day of Action...
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Alternatives to Look Into When Losing Health Insurance

July 16, 2020
A new study by FamiliesUSA finds that millions of newly unemployed Americans have lost health insurance. With the current moment we are in with the pandemic, health insurance is more important than ever. If you or a loved one have lost their insurance, there are several options. First, if you’re...
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Review the Week: 3 Can't Miss Posts [July 17, 2020]

July 16, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community is thinking, acting and planning ahead for a brighter future for ALL women and families. Check out the 3 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 17, 2020. FACEBOOK VIDEO: What does defunding the police REALLY mean? MomsRising's Elyssa...
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Review the Week: 5 Can't Miss Posts [July 3, 2020]

July 3, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was abuzz fighting for justice and demanding fast, effective solutions to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check out these 5 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 3, 2020. 1. INSTAGRAM: Today would have been Tamir Rice's 18th birthday Our...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020
July 4th weekend is here, the official start of a summer unlike any other for many, and just four months away from the November election. JUST. FOUR. FAST. MONTHS. The clock is ticking and your voice, your action, your attention is needed more than ever. So for the #5Actions this week, we urge you...
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MomsRising COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities

July 2, 2020
All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans. Our elected leaders must develop and implement health equity interventions across all components of coronavirus response legislation, collect national health outcomes data by race, and ensure that all new policies urgently address these racial and ethnic disparities.
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