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Black Lives Matter: MomsRising stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter & the June 12 General Strike in Washington State

June 12, 2020
MomsRising stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and today's statewide general strike and day of action for Black lives.[1] We are calling on you, our members, to join in solidarity as well by: Joining a local march or demonstration. We encourage you to seek out and support Black-led...
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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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UPDATED! Quick Signature: Justice for Breonna Taylor!

June 9, 2020
UPDATE: Last week, thanks to the actions taken by people across the country -- including MomsRising supporters like you-- Louisville’s Metro Council voted unanimously to pass Breonna's Law. The bill was rightfully named in honor of Breonna Taylor, an award-winning EMT, essential worker, and...
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Review The Week: 5 Can't-Miss Posts

June 5, 2020
ICYMI: Here are 5 worth-your-time posts that the MomsRising community liked, shared and viewed for the week ending Friday, June 5, 2020. 1. BLOG: Justice for George Floyd We grieve, we’re angry, and we cannot stop holding leaders accountable. justice for George.jpg 2. BLOG: Ten Tips for Teaching...
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SIGN ON: Trump must resign, Congress must act

June 3, 2020
On Monday, moms across America were appalled, disheartened, aghast, stunned, unnerved, outraged, dumbfounded… (all the words!!) when law enforcement officers were ordered to deploy tear gas and shoot rubber bullets on peaceful protestors who were standing against police brutality while assembling...
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Mother's Day & Much More: May MOMentum

May 31, 2020
This was a May like no other, and we are grieving-- and taking action. Over the last three months, MomsRising members have made over 284,000 online actions and have made over 13,000 calls to Congress on legislation for COVID-19 assistance. These actions effectively lift up key areas of need that we...
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America’s Moms Grieve George Floyd, Demand Accountability and Justice for His Murder

May 29, 2020
Statement of Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director and CEO of MomsRising, an online and on-the-ground organization of more than one million mothers and their families, on the brutal murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police: “The moms of America are grieving that George Floyd was killed by...
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Justice for George Floyd

May 29, 2020
We are grieving that George Floyd was killed by four police officers earlier this week. A father and a son, George worked security at a restaurant, where fellow employees say he was loved by all. "Knowing my brother is to love my brother," George's brother Philonise told CNN earlier this week...
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MamaHood and Community Healing: A Q&A w/ Ruth Jeannoel

May 28, 2020
Self-care has been dismissed as selfish, or worse, a capitalistic trend, by some who believe that community care is the only route to health. Others use self-care as a reason to post solo yoga selfies on their social media accounts. And while each camp may be on to something, I position community...
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Join the Meeting on COVID-19 and Loneliness

May 14, 2020
COVID-19 has ushered in an unprecedented era of isolation and loneliness. Dr. Vivek Murthy, MomsRising’s favorite U.S. Surgeon General, who served under President Obama, has just released his new book, Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in the Sometimes Lonely World . We are honored...
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