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Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month

August 1, 2021
The calendar has flipped to August and you know what that means - it is time to celebrate National Breastfeeding Month. It is time to celebrate the first time you put baby to the breast or secured attachment to a supplementer on your chest. To celebrate the first time baby gave you that milky smile...
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ICYMI: Gender Justice, the Big IDEA, Lifting Children Out of Poverty, PLUS Action of the Week!

July 2, 2021
Gender justice. A new primer for parents on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). A MomsRising member in the news. Catch up on this can't-miss content from the MomsRising community this past week.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 11, 2021

June 11, 2021
Summer is here, and we are excited today to launch our new summer postcards for change campaign as one of this week’s #5actions!
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The Importance of Universal Paid Leave and Guaranteed Access to Child Care

May 27, 2021
I had the honor of speaking in front of the Ways and Means Worker and Family Support Ways and Means Subcommittee on behalf of MomsRising families to talk about why child care is so important to our communities. Below, you'll find my statement.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021
It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-May. We appreciate all you’ve done to take action, make your voice heard, and help bring relief to so many families. Here are 5Actions you can take to keep the MOMentum going.
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ICYMI: May The 4th, Mother's Day, Action of the Week and More!

May 10, 2021
What went on in the MomsRising community last week? Lots! Take a look at the new and notable for the week ending Saturday, May 8, 2021. ACTION OF THE WEEK: Tell Congress to Lower Drug Prices Americans should not pay three times more for medicines than people in other countries do. There are...
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How friends, family, teachers and other caregivers can support new mothers

May 3, 2021
Developed by Lina Acosta Sandaal, MA, LMFT MomsRising consultant and expert in child and adolescent development and infant and early childhood mental health Perinatal and postpartum disorders are extremely common in women during pregnancy and after they give birth. While there is information out...
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What the heck is the American Rescue Plan?

How To Get the Benefits of the American Rescue Plan

April 8, 2021
MomsRising and the #CareCantWait Coalition came together with U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and experts on April 8, 2021 to get you information on how to get the new benefits available due to the recent passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Why? Polls are showing that the majority of people in our...
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Cómo Obtener los Beneficios del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense

April 8, 2021
MomsRising/MamásConPoder y la Coalición #CareCantWait se reunieron con la Líder y la presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes de los EE.UU. Nancy Pelosi y expertos el 8 de abril de 2021 para brindarle información sobre cómo obtener los nuevos beneficios disponibles debido a la reciente aprobación...
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All New #BreakingThrough: Equal Pay & Justice!

March 30, 2021
On the latest episode of Breaking Through radio podcast Kristin and guests cover what’s happening in the nation’s capitol and the benefits coming the public’s way due to the passage of the American Rescue Plan. Tune in to hear the latest on how we can all best push for progress, pay equity, and...
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