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Juneteenth Freedom Day

Juneteenth: Honoring Black Heritage, Resilience, and Liberation

June 14, 2023
Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, holds profound significance within the Black community as a celebration of freedom, heritage, and the enduring spirit of resilience. It commemorates the momentous event when enslaved African Americans in the United States finally learned of...
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Empowering Our Volunteers & Growing Long-Term Local Leaders Through the Power of Storytelling

March 24, 2023
As humans, we live in and through stories. Neuroscience shows that our brains like stories —we actually crave stories—and when we hear a well-told story, it helps us to cut out distractions, helps people remember concepts with greater accuracy, and as hearts are changed as stories are told and...
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Use Your Voice, Black Lives Matter

How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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Book Bans BUSTED !!! Your September MOMentum

October 2, 2023
Your contributions this month include busting politically motivated book bans; shoring up support for affordable childcare, education, and nutrition; and demanding that our elected officials create budgets and policies that help, not harm, America’s families and economy.
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The Judgment

September 30, 2023
Lately, when I am feeling judged and angry, I go outside and look at the sky or stand in nature. I contemplate the earth, sit or walk and watch the plants grow. I take Sam to the playground and watch him run. I feel grateful for Sam. I then think about the world as greater than self and wonder why...
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MomsRising Pittsburgh fellows gather for self-care

September Member Recap: Dedicated Moms at the Heart of Community Change

September 28, 2023
Their mission was clear: to amplify the voices of moms and families, driving positive change in their communities and beyond.
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What I know now...

What I know now......

September 24, 2023
Being a parent, a Mom, is always something I wanted to be. I wanted to have two kids named Zachary and Jasmine (Jazzy). I wanted to be married to a great husband and I wanted to work in a museum. I have received both the great husband (Jason, I love you) and I worked and volunteered for the Boston...
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The Senses

September 23, 2023
It’s 8:45 am and our son Sam and I are at the Hannaford Supermarket. It's Sunday and we are trying to get in and out before the crowds of people. The lights are bright in the store and the smell of cooking muffins fills the air. Our son is wearing PJ pants because we compromised that he could wear...
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What a Dazzling Display of August MOMentum!

September 6, 2023
Grab your sunglasses because your August MOMentum was brilliant!
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Freedom's Your July MOMentum

July 31, 2023
Big thanks to YOUR support, we cheered this month as the recently passed Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act went into effect. This momentous national legislation helps ensure pregnant people can support their families without a sacrifice of health and wellbeing.
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