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Maternal Justice

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Quick Signature: Tell Congress to support the Women’s Health Protection Act!

June 25, 2019
Last Friday, Missouri came one step closer to becoming the first state in the nation without an abortion clinic when its health department rejected a license renewal for the St. Louis Planned Parenthood location. Across the country, women’s reproductive rights are under attack — now more than ever...
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Your voice can make a difference in the fight to protect our right to reproductive health and freedom!

June 25, 2019
People with direct experiences with abortion are the most powerful voices we have to help cut through the political rhetoric and get down to why it's important to protect reproductive health and freedom. Have you or someone you love needed abortion services? Tell us your story! Share your...
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June #MaternalJustice Tweetchat!

June 25, 2019
This June we were joined by special guests: Alma Adams of North Carolina (@repadams), Food Research and Action Center (@fractweets), National WIC Association (@natwicassoc), Black Women's Health Imperative (@blkwomenshealth), the Center for American Progress (@amprog), and of course, MamasConPoder...
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#GoodNews This Week: Maternal Health & More

June 7, 2019
VICTORY: Thank you, Gov. Murphy, for standing up for maternal health in NJ! In the past few weeks, New Jersey took a MAJOR step forward in addressing the state’s maternal health crisis when Governor Phil Murphy signed five maternal health bills into law. The passing and signing of these bills is...
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Send a thank you to Gov. Murphy for standing up for maternal health!

June 7, 2019
In the past few weeks, New Jersey took a MAJOR step forward in addressing our state’s maternal health crisis when Governor Phil Murphy signed five maternal health bills into law. The passing and signing of these bills is crucial because currently, our state ranks 45th out of 50 states in terms of...
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Mayor de Blasio: Fire the NYPD officers who killed #EricGarner and #DelrawnSmall

June 3, 2019
Two fathers lost their lives to police misconduct and yet, no police officers have been held accountable. Mayor de Blasio made many promises in his campaign to lead New York City. Central to his platform was police reform, increased transparency, and greater police accountability. Leading up to his...
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#GoodNews This Week: Paid Leave in NC, VoteRunLead, & More!

May 24, 2019
VICTORY IN NC! State employees of any North Carolina department, agency, board or commission under the oversight of the Governor can access up to eight weeks of paid parental leave after giving birth or four weeks of paid parental leave after a partner gives birth or to bond with and care for a...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019
We're back with this week's list of top #5Actions from the past week, featuring hot items around defending a woman's right to choose, demanding justice for Eric Garner, Delrawn Small and Tamir Rice, and speaking up for child nutrition programs and pregnant workers. Your voice is urgently needed;...
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Don't Just Worry About My Child, Care For My People

May 22, 2019
Having a child always seemed overwhelming even though I have worked in education throughout my career. I was terrified to bring a black child into this world, knowing how hard it would be for them. However, when your father dies and mother suffers a stroke, your priorities change. I was blessed to...
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Update - VICTORY!! SB 464 addressing Black Maternal Mortality PASSES in CA!

May 20, 2019
Join us to urge the California state Legislature to support SB 464, the Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act to address alarming racial disparities in maternal health in our state!
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