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Maternal Justice

15 Washington State Fellows dedicated to bringing equity, and healing to their communities, and MomsRising.

June 30, 2022
Being a parent is a selfless act. For many, advocacy is reimagined here. The dreams of a brighter future for our children and communities is our motivation. Our Washington state Fellows of 2022-2023 encompass selflessness, determination, and vulnerability as they step more deeply into the shared...
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Abortion access emergency - More steps for you!

June 30, 2022
As you know, this very moment is critical in the fight to secure access to abortion and reproductive care – and we need to keep the pressure on! Here are three more actions to take: 1- HELP BUILD THE MOVEMENT TO ENSURE ACCESS TO ABORTION CARE: Share our petition on social media, via email, and any...
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Feed Your Baby: Formula Shortage Newsletter 2

June 30, 2022
I know the past few weeks have been challenging ones to be parents and caretakers. In these difficult times we really appreciate you continuing to be engaged, advocating for what our families need, and sharing your stories. Speaking of stories, we want to know if you are still having trouble...
Elyssa Schmier's picture

QUICK SIGNATURE: Tell Congress to ACT IMMEDIATELY to secure access to abortion

June 30, 2022
This is an emergency. I hope you saw our urgent message and action from late last week. I'm reaching out again because since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, multiple states have already moved forward in their attempts to completely eradicate access to abortion care – going against,...
Diarra Diouf's picture

The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline is Here!

June 27, 2022
You are not alone. That’s what the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) wants new parents to know. Last month, HRSA launched a 24-hour maternal mental health hotline (1-833-9-HELP4MOMS or 1-833-943-5746) which offers free and confidential access to professional counselors that...
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TELL CONGRESS: Take action to end the baby formula shortage!

June 15, 2022
The infant formula shortage has been going on for months now and we just learned that most states are experiencing a 74% out-of-stock rate, with 10 states seeing even higher rates near 90%.
Elyssa Schmier's picture

Texas and Mississippi, get ready! We're coming to rally for Reproductive Justice.

June 9, 2022
Are you ready to rally for reproductive justice? We’re officially coming to a city near you next week! MomsRising will join the Liberate Abortion campaign, led by SHEro and Mississippi in Action, and rally side by side for our reproductive rights. Here’s the scoop: Over 150 organizations are...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 10, 2022

June 9, 2022
Each week, we provide you with a number of urgent, high impact actions that you might have missed. We appreciate you taking the time to take action, to share on social media, and to help us spread the word. All of our actions together add up to create change.
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Formula Shortage Newsletter 1: Feed Your Baby

June 3, 2022
Here is the first Feed Your Baby: #FormulaShortage newsletter. We know this is a very stressful time for so many parents trying to find infant formula for their babies - and we are here for you as part of your support team. Check out the below update and resources you can use!
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QUICK ACTION: Make a donation for Repro Justice!

May 24, 2022
Our lives are on the line and reproductive justice cannot wait. Republicans have failed us once again by voting against the much-needed Women’s Health Protection Act – and their message is more clear than it's ever been: Our livelihoods and rights to bodily autonomy simply do not matter to them...
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