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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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Pandemic Mother’s Day 2020

May 9, 2020
We at MomsRising are here to offer a virtual embrace on this unprecedented Pandemic Mother’s Day. ❤️ It’s a tough one, we know. We’re mourning our loved ones. We’re trying to keep our kids occupied, healthy, and safe. Wondering how to keep our aging parents from evading social distancing rules...
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#GivingTuesdayNow: Support MomsRising’s fight for COVID-19 relief

May 5, 2020
Moms’ leadership and power has never been more critical, more needed, and more necessary as we enter another month of uncertainty as a nation. In fact, MomsRising has turned up the volume even more on the issues we fight for every day: paid family/medical leave, expanded unemployment insurance,...
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MomsRising’s COVID-19 Priorities: April 2020

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. All policies addressing this...
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Black & Brown people are dying of COVID-19 at alarming rates.

April 13, 2020
As the novel coronavirus changes our everyday lives in ways we could never have imagined, we are told over and over again how the virus does not discriminate. Day in and day out we are directed to take protective measures to ensure the safety of our loved ones and the safety of our fellow community...
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