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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, August 6, 2021

August 5, 2021
While August is usually a quiet time on the legislative front, the pandemic has made this year anything but usual. In fact, August is busier than ever on the legislative front! So we need your help making sure our leaders prioritize building a care infrastructure. Here are #5Actions that need your attention.
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National Breastfeeding Month

Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month

August 1, 2021
Throughout National Breastfeeding Month, MomsRising will shine a spotlight on the barriers that many parents face in meeting doctors’ recommended breastfeeding guidelines and we will lift up our members stories - the struggles, the joys, and every moment in between. Please join us in celebrating the month with observances each week.
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Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month with these #5Actions: Sunday, August 1, 2021

July 29, 2021
We must take a moment to lift up and support our fellow parents who have struggled to meet their breastfeeding goals. We know that many parents want to breastfeed or chestfeed, but face challenge after challenge in trying to meet their goals. Empower parents by taking these #5Actions this week to support breastfeeding families.
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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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