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Review the Week: A High-5, Healthcare and Buncombe! [Nov. 20, 2020]

November 19, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community had a lot to celebrate this week, from an historic win for women and moms in Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, to ANOTHER municipality passing paid leave. We also remain grounded, providing guidance to keep families safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and fighting to...
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Moms Are Parenting the Workforce!?

October 29, 2020
In her latest blog post, Capacity Building Manager Marianne Bullock reflects on a new, precarious reality. "It's not that women are falling off the cliff," she shares, "but that we are being pushed off and out of the workforce by a lack of policies that support the on-the-ground reality of the burden of care for our children's wellbeing."

18 Washington Caregivers Who are Changing Our World

September 15, 2020
To mother is to transform. Each and every day moms are shaping a more just future for us all through small and big acts alike -- whether it’s helping a tantruming toddler understand their feelings or advocating for their community with elected leaders, moms have superpowers that move us all forward...
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18 mamás de Washington que están cambiando nuestro mundo

September 15, 2020
Ser madre significa transformar. Todos los días las mamás crean un futuro más justo para todos nosotros a través de pequeñas y grandes acciones por igual –ya sea ayudando a un infante que está en medio de una pataleta a comprender sus sentimientos o abogando por su comunidad ante sus líderes...
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Review the Week: MomsVote Special Edition [Sept. 11, 2020]

September 11, 2020
ICYMI: With 53 days until Election Day, voting dominated the content you loved, shared, or might have missed for the week ending Sept. 11, 2020. 1) INSTAGRAM: Celebrate Moms Voting With This Mask Cute, safe and supporting our get-out-the-momvote campaign this fall. ORDER: https://action.momsrising...
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Review the Week: 3 Can't Miss Posts [Aug 22, 2020]

August 20, 2020
ICYMI: This week the MomsRising community shifted into high gear to ignite democracy and turn out the vote this Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020, and as always, stood up for families that need help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out these three important items that you loved, shared or might have...
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We Can't Open Schools Without Paid Leave. Pass it on.

August 12, 2020
It’s a back to school season like none we have ever experienced before. Instead of reviewing school supply lists, we’re dealing with a lot of uncertainty and scrambling to figure out what to do if (!?!?) or when (!?!?) our schools and child care centers reopen. This year the supplies that we need...
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Review the Week: 4 Can't Miss Posts [July 24, 2020]

July 23, 2020
ICYMI: Honoring our leaders, protecting healthcare, improving financial strength and rising for workers -- all in a week's work for the MomsRising community! Check out these 4 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 24, 2020. 1. BLOG: JOIN our National Day of Action...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020
Greetings. Summer is here. It’s hot. And the drumbeat of urgent actions in need of your support continues. This week’s list of top actions demanding justice for Vanessa Guillen, demanding immigrant children being held in ICE Family Detention Centers are released by the July 17 deadline, and urging...
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MomsRising COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities

July 2, 2020
All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans. Our elected leaders must develop and implement health equity interventions across all components of coronavirus response legislation, collect national health outcomes data by race, and ensure that all new policies urgently address these racial and ethnic disparities.
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