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The Rise of College Student Hunger & Homelessness

March 29, 2021
Being in the midst of a pandemic, I like to reflect back on my time as a young student on the campus of North Carolina State University. Only a few years ago, I was one of the 36,000+ students that would cross the bricks of the Brickyard, venture into the libraries on main & centennial campus,...
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All New Radio Show: Stopping Hate & Advancing Equality

March 25, 2021
On the radio show this week Kristin and company cover what’s in the American Rescue Plan for YOU and how you can access those benefits. They discuss the Equality Act that’s moving forward in Congress and what you can do to help make this critically important bill pass. They also touch on how you...
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Living, Learning, and Earning: Women's Equal Pay Day

March 24, 2021
On average, a woman working full-time, year-round in the United States must work for 15 months to get paid as much as a man working full-time, year-round earns in 12. It will take her 50 years to get paid what he earns in just 40 – for Black women, it’s 66 . The persistent lifetime earnings gap...
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Welcome March! All New Breaking Through: Be the Wind Beneath the Winds of Change

March 3, 2021
On the #BreakingThrough podcast this week Kristin and guests cover upcoming investments in building our nation’s infrastructure, including childcare, and how you can most effectively make your voice heard by leaders at the very top. Next up they discuss the importance of speaking out against the...
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February 2021 #KeepMarching meeting: What's WINNABLE in Congress?

February 18, 2021
At last night's February #KeepMarching meeting, we discussed winnable opportunities to create real and lasting change for our families, communities, and economy in 2021. We learnt about the two exciting bills that will be reintroduced in Congress to push universal child care, key policies like a $...
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MomRising's Mandate for America

El Mandato Para EE.UU de MomsRising

February 12, 2021
Los desafíos que enfrentan las mujeres, y especialmente las madres y mujeres de color, son más serios en este momento que en años. Los datos están disponibles y la pandemia está teniendo un impacto enorme en las mujeres y las mamás, y las mujeres de color experimentan daños agravados debido al...
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MomRising's Mandate for America

MomsRising's Mandate for America

February 12, 2021
The challenges facing women, and especially mothers and women of color, are more serious right now than they’ve been in years. The data is in and the pandemic is having an outsized impact on women and moms, with women of color experiencing compounded harms due to structural racism. The pandemic has turned the cracks in our systems into catastrophes, exposing just how much families, communities, and our economy depend on the work of women even though that work has long been, and continues to be, vastly undervalued.
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MomsRising's COVID Relief Priorities

February 12, 2021
The moms of America urge leaders to immediately pass a comprehensive, robust COVID-relief package that centers the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area and lifts families and our economy. Shocking data show Black, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans.
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Your January Parent Power Newsletter!

February 1, 2021
2021 has just begun and MomsRising is already hitting the ground running -- but first, we’re taking a moment to celebrate having the first Black, South Asian woman Vice President in the history of the United States! This is a moment to pause and recognize how far we’ve come to reach this long-...
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America’s Moms Welcome President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and the New Era They Bring

January 21, 2021
Today in America, hope and promise replace fear and division. This new day ushers in a new era in which we will mourn our losses, heal our wounds, rebuild our communities, and move toward realizing the promise of a country in which we come together to help each other thrive. Even as Joe Biden and...
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