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Infant Formula Shortage & Our Rights Under Attack

May 24, 2022
On the radio show this week we cover the infant formula shortage crisis, and include tips for making sure infants get the nutrition they need in this time of emergency; we also cover the urgent need to protect voting rights and reproductive rights in America as our rights, freedoms, and communities...
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NC: Come fly kites for change! RSVP now for a kite-flying playdate

May 20, 2022
What is that up in the sky? Is it a bird? A plane? Nope! It's a kite! Join MomsRising (and a bunch of kites!) as we fly into action in Raleigh to remind NC lawmakers that when we lift up babies and families, we all can soar! MomsRising is excited to join our partners at the Think Babies NC Alliance...
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Stop violence by fighting white supremacy

May 18, 2022
Over the weekend, an 18-year-old white supremacist drove for hours to a neighborhood grocery store in Buffalo, where he shot 13 people, specifically targeting Black people. Ten died. [1] Our hearts ache for the victims and families of the Buffalo shooting and for the city itself. Our hearts break for the Black community, which once again has been targeted in a racially motivated mass shooting.
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Brand New Breaking Through Podcast: Protecting our Bodies, Our Health, and Building Momentum with the MOMibuster

May 10, 2022
On the radio show this week we talk about the leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision that would get rid of Roe v. Wade and what we, you, and us together can do to help protect women’s bodily autonomy; we cover maternal health and health equity; we dive into the fight for affordable, accessible...
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Not Your Average Filibuster.

May 5, 2022
What comes to mind when you think of a filibuster? Sneakers with suits , sore feet, phone books, long novels, green eggs & ham , and even pointless drivel. Sometimes it means doing a lot just to end up doing nothing at all. Usually the filibuster delays the inevitable; most recently it means...
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Getting A Glimpse of the Power+ Summit with the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR)

May 3, 2022
On the radio show this week we get a glimpse into the Power+ Summit with the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) and hear from Dr. C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of IWPR, @IWPResearch; as well as Eve Rodsky , New York Times best-selling author of Fair Play, @eve_rodsky, and, Reshma...
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Roe v. Wade: We need all hands on deck.

May 3, 2022
Last night, you might have been watching the Met Gala or wrapping up your normal Monday evening activities when a leaked draft opinion of the Supreme Court’s vote to overturn abortion rights landed in our news notifications. Their only goal: to strike down Roe v. Wade, decided in 1973, and strip...
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Circling Up and Leaning into Our Mom Herds

May 3, 2022
I took a page out of my own book! The Human Herd: Awakening Our Natural Leadership was released into the wild last month. It was terrifying! Soul crushing anxiety. So, on the eve of the book release, I did what I learned to do staying sober in recovery--and what I've learned from the horses and...
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Prisons Harm Kids. Close Sununu Youth Prison!

May 2, 2022
It’s time to END youth incarceration here in NH and instead focus on investments in services and supports that create opportunities for New Hampshire youth. Join me in calling on Gov. Sununu to close the Sununu Youth Services Center for good. What has happened and continues to happen to NH youth is...
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USE YOUR VOICE! Write a letter to the editor, let’s end Title 42 once and for all! Inbox

May 2, 2022
We are so relieved that the Biden administration is putting an end to the use – or misuse – of Title 42, a policy started by the Trump administration to deny asylum-seekers their right to seek safety in the United States. But we’re still not in the clear of ending this policy that is a violation of...
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