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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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VIDEOS! Feminist Futures Political Education

September 13, 2020
MomsRising was honored to be a partner for the Feminist Futures Political Education series. During this series, we delved deep into the critical anti-racist work needed to dismantle racism and white supremacy. Catch up on the sessions you missed here:
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020
Before we get to the #5Actions this week, all of us at MomsRising want to first thank you for everything you’ve been doing to help protect our democracy, to advance justice, to get families and our economy much needed COVID-19 relief measures, and to help get out the MomsVote in 2020. We know you’...
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It's All Connected: Your August MOMentum

September 1, 2020
August closed out with powerful MOMentum! From advocating during National Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding Week; to working to save the post office, childcare, paid leave and sick days, and unemployment insurance; to celebrating the Black National Convention, MomsRising supporters across...
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COVID19 and a health professor’s struggle with bulimia

August 24, 2020
Control. What does it mean to lose control? For someone who has spent nearly half their life battling an eating disorder, losing control is about an extremely heightened awareness of numbers. Numbers I believe I can control. Because I have an acute need for control, this pandemic drove me to focus...
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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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Books for Raising Voters, Advocates, Activists, Future Presidents

August 20, 2020
As parents we know it can be hard to find creative and age appropriate ways to discuss social justice and all the uncertainty in the world with our children. Finding quality material to engage your kids in social activism, voting and other social justice issues can be overwhelming, and daunting...
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Awareness as a Super Power to Manage Life's Fires

August 20, 2020
Practicing “pressure awareness” is a game changer in how we lead and show up for our children, spouses, and others. I’ve been a lifelong student of pressure and my teachers have been my animals. Dogs and horses are always sensing and adjusting to pressure in themselves, their groups, and their...
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Quick signature to demand that Senate Republicans save the USPS!

August 19, 2020
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is under attack—and with it, our democracy, access to prescription medicine, and other essential mail during a pandemic. In fact, the failure of U.S. Senate Republicans to fund the USPS is threatening vote-by-mail programs and also is threatening the delivery...
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“It Sucks.” Infants, Toddlers, and the COVID-19 Child Care Crisis

August 11, 2020
Kansas mom, Kaylee, just about summed up the crisis families are facing with child care with MomsRising: “It sucks. I'm afraid to send them to a grandparent, but also afraid to send them to a [formal child care] situation where we don't know the risks of them bringing home COVID to those same...
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