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The Art of Human Whispering

January 14, 2021
The ranch is my office where my horse, dog and other animal herds are my teachers and co-facilitators. They help me see myself as a human animal and shift how I take care of myself and how I show up in my relationships and work. As mammals of the human variety, we’ve been profoundly socialized out...
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A graphic of a MomsRising January Checklist including Convict Trump in the Senate instructions

Review the Week: What's on Your Checklist? [Jan. 15, 2021]

January 14, 2021
ICYMI: One theme ran through each of these popular MomsRising posts for the week ending Jan. 15, 2021. We must do the difficult things to right the ship. FACEBOOK: January Checklist Many parents have lists to help organize time and resources...groceries, household to-do's, birthdays and...
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A Foundation of Accountability

January 12, 2021
I became a parent for the third time shortly after the 2016 election, and I vividly remember the sinking feeling of doubt and fear of bringing another child into a world where the United States would elect someone like this as our president. As the descendant of Austrian-Jewish immigrants, the...
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Review the Week: Peach & Impeach [Jan. 8, 2021]

January 8, 2021
ICYMI: Happy New Year MomsRising members! Not suprisingly, it's been one heck of a first week, see-sawing between joy for Georgia, horror for the attack on the Capitol, and the long, grinding struggle of keeping our families safe and secure in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Take a look at what rose...
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We need a COVID relief package now

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: December 18, 2020

December 18, 2020
Your urgent action is still needed before the country shuts down for the year-end holidays! The clock is ticking: We’ve got to keep urging Congress to help families who are suffering COVID’s economic fallout by taking immediate steps to strengthen and expand unemployment insurance, as well as...
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Nearly 30,000 NC children are on the waiting list for child care subsidies.

Review the Week: Parent Power! [Dec. 18, 2020]

December 17, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was all about creating, harnassing and using our PARENT POWER for good this week. Check out some content you might have missed for the week ending Dec. 18, 2020. YOUR GIFT MATCHED: Double Your Parent Power We need you now! As 2020 winds to a close, we’re giving...
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COVID Vaccines Should Not be Withheld from Pregnant Women

December 10, 2020
Women have spent decades fighting for equal rights. We have made significant strides in many arenas, enacting a variety of social, political, and economic reforms. But one notable exception is the receipt of evidence-based care during pregnancy, when women and their providers are often left in the...
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Review the Week: Superheroes in Action [Dec. 4, 2020]

December 4, 2020
ICYMI: This week the MomsRising community continued to lift democracy and open avenues for everyone to thrive…all during a historically devastating pandemic. You are true superheroes, and we are so thankful to be doing this work with you. 1. GIVE: A Sister MomsRising Donor Will Match Your...
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Democracy Rising

November 23, 2020
We have an all new podcast this week! On this episode of Breaking Through we cover what’s happening with vote counts in battleground states including Pennsylvania; the powerful organizing by Black Voters Matter to get out the vote and move policy forward; the incredible impact of #LatinxVotan and...
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America’s Moms Have Spoken

November 7, 2020
“Moms were a powerful force in this election. Moms across the country mobilized their families, their friends, and their communities to vote, overcoming many obstacles to voting during a pandemic and resulting in historic voter turnout this year. The huge voter turnout makes our country stronger...
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