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Breonna's killers are still at large: Take Action!

June 24, 2020
It has been over 100 days since Breonna Taylor was shot and killed in her Louisville, Kentucky home by officers from the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD). LMPD performed an illegal, no knock drug raid on her home. Not a single officer announced themselves before ramming down her door and...
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Juneteenth: Let’s mobilize for justice

June 18, 2020
No mother should ever have to fear the death of a loved one at the hands of those charged with the duty to protect and serve. Ever. *Join in the mobilization being led by the Movement for Black Lives online and in communities by clicking here: https://www.sixnineteen.com In just the last few weeks...
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RECAP: "Defund the police" #KeepMarching meeting

June 18, 2020
At Tuesday night's #KeepMarching meeting, we dove deep into the history of police, the impact on our communities, and explored models and ideas for stronger communities and a defunded police. We learned, among other things, that divesting budget resources away from policing and reallocating those...
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Review the Week: Can't Miss Posts

June 11, 2020
ICYMI: Here are a few of the rising, favorite and important posts from the MomsRising community for the week ending June 12, 2020. Jump in — like, share and leave a comment. Enjoy! 1. BLOG: Quick Signature: Justice for Breonna Taylor! Demand that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fire and charge with...
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2020 Resources For Talking With Kids About Race

June 9, 2020
George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmed Arbaury. We hear their names and their stories -- along with a tragic list of countless other names -- in the news and on social media, and we know it’s not just adults hearing and discussing this moment in our nation’s history. Our children at every age and...
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THIS TUES: Add your voice to the next COVID-19 stimulus!

May 17, 2020
Tell your U.S. Senators: Pass the HEROES Act quickly! Right now is not the time for U.S. Senate to stall-- millions of Americans are faced with both financial and healthcare burdens and require immediate relief.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020
It's another Friday. The weather is warming and we are DOING IT, friends. This is a hard time. Thank you for all you're doing for yourself, your family, your community and this nation. We see you, and we're honored to work alongside you. This week's list of top #5Actions includes some urgent calls...
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QUICK ACTION for Ahmaud Arbery

May 15, 2020
This was a tough Mother’s Day. Not just because of the pandemic. We were also all thinking of Ahmaud Arbery’s mother Wanda, who was grieving the loss of her son at the hands of two men who literally hunted down and killed him while he was jogging. Just last week — ELEVEN WEEKS LATER — Gregory and...
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Immigration, Paid Leave, Black Maternal Health: Your April MOMentum

April 30, 2020
Moms’ leadership and power has never been more critical as we enter another month of uncertainty as a nation. In fact, MomsRising has turned up the volume even more on the issues we fight for every day: paid family and medical leave, expanded unemployment insurance, food and nutrition support, paid...
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