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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: October 2, 2020

October 2, 2020
What a week, friends. We hope you'll have some time to relax and recharge this weekend. We know this fall will continue to be a doozy, and it's always a good time for self-care. We're going to kick off this list of top-priority actions by once again inviting you to slow down for just a moment,...
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Review the Week: Voting, Texting Congress, and Protecting Health Care [Oct. 2, 2020]

October 2, 2020
ICYMI: Voting is top of mind for our members this week -- the election is 32 DAYS AWAY! Check out these MomsVote posts, plus other opportunties to ignite democracy and make the world a better place for moms and families, that you loved, liked, shared or might have missed for the week ending Oct. 2...
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Barrett has made clear she would overturn the ACA and take health care away from millions

Policy Roundup: #BlockBarrett confirmation and new federal policy for abortion access for immigrant minors

October 2, 2020
Significant federal policy and legal updates you might have missed from the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) including Trump's nomination for the Supreme Court and the federal policy change on immigrant minors' access to reproductive health care.
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Divest in Policing, Invest in the People

September 30, 2020
Content warning: We discuss the police violence against Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Rayshard Brooks, Jacob Blake, Trayford Pellerin, Cornerlius Fredericks, Layleen Xtravaganza Polanco, Antonio Valenzuela , and Muhammad Muyamin below. MomsRising stands with the Movement for Black...
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Voting is a Parenting Responsibility

September 29, 2020
Walking in a sea of people towards the ballroom, I felt the weight of a long-sought goal coming to fruition. My brain spun on the fact that nine months later, I would be able to vote. It was February of 2012. I had lived in this country since 1979 when I came from Colombia as a seven-year-old girl...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020
It’s been a hard week, and in 2020 that’s saying something. From the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the utter lack of justice for Breonna Taylor, and with the ongoing pandemic, everyday can feel overwhelming. We invite you to slow down with us, to take time for you, for...
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Illustration of Dawn Wooten, the whistleblower in the complaint against ICE alleging it allowed mass hysterectomies to be performed on immigrants

Policy Roundup: Trump's list of names for the Supreme Court and the ICE whistleblower complaint

September 21, 2020
Significant federal policy and legal updates you might have missed from the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF), including President Trump's list of names for Supreme Court nomination, the whistleblower complaint that reveals atrocities in immigrant detention, and the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in the House.
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It was a small dresser. And it killed him.

September 16, 2020
Camden Ellis’s second birthday was just days away. To celebrate, his mother Crystal got him a big-boy bed so he could get up in the mornings and dress himself. After all, Camden had just become a big brother to baby sister Caitlynn, and wanted to show his parents he was responsible. But Camden...
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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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