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NO MORE KIDS IN HANDCUFFS!

September 15, 2018
The "school-to-prison pipeline" is a troubling national trend where children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. It starts when kids are pushed out of the classroom, typically for nonviolent offenses, effectively reducing valuable learning time,...
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4 Ways You Can Support Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

September 14, 2018
On September 20th 2017, Hurricane Maria tore through communities in Puerto Rico, devastating the Island. Maria knocked out 100 percent of the electrical grid, and 95 percent of cellphone t owers in Puerto Rico, triggering a collapse in emergency communications. A federal report found that FEMA...
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¡Ayúdanos a difundir las buenas noticias! Los permisos familiares y médicos pagados están llegando a WA!

September 12, 2018
El regreso a clases viene lleno de nuevos comienzos. Una nueva temporada, nuevos salones de clase y este año, ¡una nueva política de permisos familiares y médicos pagados en el Estado de Washington! Los miembros de MomsRising se unieron en el 2017 para lograr la aprobación de la mejor política de...
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#KeepMarching Book Club! Ch.1: Building an Intersectional Movement-- Together

September 12, 2018
Want to join our virtual book club? Pick up a copy of Keep Marching, share with your book club if you're in one, and read along with us! We're discussing Chapter 1: Waking Up in this post.
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Journey through Social Emotional Development as it Pertains to School

September 12, 2018
Without these skills, children are at a higher risk for mental, behavioral and developmental disorders. The latest statistics from the CDC show that 1 in 7 children (ages 2-8-years old) have a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder. What it looks like in school while they are mastering these skills...
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Alyssa Milano + YOU = MOMentum for August

September 4, 2018
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month and the MomsRising community celebrated with action: Actress, breastfeeding activist and mother Alyssa Milano teamed up with us to raise awareness to millions of people, including by making a video and boosting our breastfeeding petition; our...
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Ten Tips for Teaching and Talking to Kids About Race

August 30, 2018
To say that this school year feels a little different than last year is a total understatement. Think pink elephant in your kids’ kindergarten class — different. Yes, we did the usual shopping trips to pick up supplies, getting back into school days bedtime routines and rituals all while mourning...
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Welcome to the #KeepMarching Book Club! Growing MOMentum for the Movement

August 28, 2018
Welcome to our new #KeepMarching blog series! The new book, Keep Marching: How Every Woman Can Change Our World, has been out for a few weeks, and this blog series is part of what we’re doing to keep it moving out in the world in order to help build an even stronger movement for change. This blog...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018
We know you are busy with summer vacations and in some parts of the country getting kids back to school, so that’s why we provide the top #5Actions for the week for you to review and take action. This week, we need your help in stopping the spread of 3D guns, protecting SNAP, and preventing even...
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Our July MOMentum: How your donation is making a difference!

August 8, 2018
For everyone who has ever taken action with MomsRising/MamásconPoder: Thank you. Thank you for creating MOMentum to build this movement for all women, moms, and families. Your willingness to defend and empower families in America is paving the way for paid family and medical leave for all, fighting...
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