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Review the Week: Onward, Parents & Caregivers!

January 29, 2021
ICYMI: Hey Congress...GET TO WORK! That's the message MomsRising members have been sending to their elected officials this past week, demanding immediate boosts for COVID-19 assistance and more long-term transformative policy changes to help ALL of us thrive. Check out these three actions and...
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MomsRising Mandate for America

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, January 22, 2021

January 21, 2021
As we celebrate President Biden and Vice President Harris being sworn in and the new Congress taking shape this week, your voice is needed on several important, urgent issues - including COVID-19 relief and signing on to the Moms Mandate that we will be sharing with the Biden administration and...
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Review the Week: Hope and Promise - Jan. 22, 2021

January 21, 2021
ICYMI: The moment has indeed arrived...President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are now officially in office! The MomsRising family honored, celebrated and leaned into this moment of real change with love and likes in our shared digital spaces. Check out the images and stories that got...
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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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