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ICYMI: Breastfeeding Beats, a Super Powerful Storybook and Back-to-School Exhaustion Already

August 20, 2021
Joy. Anxiety. Solidarity. Relief! There were a lot of emotions in the content that caught our eye this week. Check out these picks from the past few days...and keep rising!
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ICYMI: Child Care Tetris Must End, Videos Needed, Stopping the DACA Roller Coaster

August 13, 2021
Here's what caught our eye this week in the MomsRising universe. Stay cool, and keep rising!
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Moms Got It Done This Year in the Washington Legislature

August 12, 2021
Last September, as wildfires ravaged the Pacific Northwest, my son George’s preschool was closed because it was unsafe to play outside. For what was already a very hard year for our kids—in the middle of an unprecedented global pandemic—I had to explain to my son that this time it wasn’t the virus...
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Programa de Defensa Contra el Hambre en Carolina del Norte

August 8, 2021
Estamos emocionadas en lanzar El Programa de Defensa Contra el Hambre de MomsRising/MamásconPoder en Carolina del Norte. Este es un programa de seis meses diseñado para fortalecer a una creciente red de defensores que han experimentado hambre y que pertenecen a las comunidades inmigrantes. Estos...
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ICYMI: Breastfeeding Month, Paid Leave For All Bus Tour, Dutchess of Sussex, and Black Women's Equal Pay

August 6, 2021
Hello August! You're only 1 week old and we already have LOTS to look back on. Catch up on the news and actions you might have missed.
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Quick Ways to Support Women Reentering the Workforce (40x40)

August 4, 2021
When we got the news about the Duchess of Sussex turning 40 and celebrating with this 40x40 campaign we were thrilled! Mentoring and supporting women that are going back into the workforce? Don’t mind if we do!
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There is no time to waste! Congress and the White House need to extend the #EvictionMoratorium Immediately.

August 2, 2021
Let’s make something clear here. Families are trying their best to weather this storm and shouldn’t have to pay the price of delayed relief funding and a pandemic that continues to impact our communities. Tell Congress and the White House to take immediate action to extend the federal eviction moratorium!
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ICYMI: Child Tax Credit Celebration, I Scream, PLUS Telling Better Stories

July 22, 2021
This week was a phenomenally powerful moment for American families. Check out the highlights!
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Harnessing the Power of Our Stories For Social Change

July 19, 2021
Recently, I hosted a workshop for advocates to learn best practices for using the power of your voice and your experiences through storytelling to shift narratives and advocate for policies and systems changes. I invite you to watch the workshop below and to share it with fellow advocates as a resource.
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Pregnant mothers in immigration detention need care

July 19, 2021
From January 2015 to July 2019, 58 pregnant women had miscarriages while in ICE custody.
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