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"Raising Anti-Racist Kids with Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs" credit: Romper

We're Raising Future Grownups — We Have To Talk To Our Kids About Police Killings

May 4, 2021
The past few weeks have been wrought with the type of pain that sits heavy in my body, existing and spanning into all areas of my life. It’s a pain that many Black, Brown and Indigenous people live with. It’s a pain that many mothers live with. I listened to Daunte Wright’s mother recount the...
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Hardship and Herdship: We Need Each Other

April 27, 2021
By now, you might feel like a caged animal. Well, you kind of are. We are human animals in captivity. COVID-19 put most of the world in a surreal lock-down experience, and our lives slowed down beyond recognition. I’ve been referring to it as The New Abnormal. I use these words to remind myself (...
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Use Your Voice, Black Lives Matter

How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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The Rise of College Student Hunger & Homelessness

March 29, 2021
Being in the midst of a pandemic, I like to reflect back on my time as a young student on the campus of North Carolina State University. Only a few years ago, I was one of the 36,000+ students that would cross the bricks of the Brickyard, venture into the libraries on main & centennial campus,...
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CRUEL & INHUMANE - The Death Penalty

Top 5 Justice Actions: Friday, February 19, 2021

February 18, 2021
As we all come down from our sweet sugar highs of another passing Valentine's Day we at MomsRising are uplifting sentiments of love as we continue to fight for moms, parents and families during these uncertain times. This week we are inviting MomsRising members across the country to join us in...
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Review the Week: Caregivers, Kids and Black Girl Magic

February 5, 2021
ICYMI: Helping others find their voice...and their power...is one of the beautiful super powers of the MomsRising community. This past week, members like you stood up for students, celebrating Black Women and lifted up the care providers who are holding our communities together. Here are the voices...
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Together we can END the criminalization of kids in schools. Tell Congress to support the Counseling Not Criminalization Act!

November 20, 2020
Over the years we have all witnessed countless numbers of Black people killed at the hands of the police. Black people whose communities experience excessive policing and rampant police terror are too often left grappling with the devastating and traumatic impacts of having to see or hear about...
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Less Support for Low-Income Kids in the After-School Hours Is Cause for Concern

October 23, 2020
The toll the pandemic is taking on America’s moms is well documented and truly concerning, not just for moms but also for families and our country. At this time when millions more families are struggling to make ends meet, Moms are leaving the workforce because of the unmanageable burdens thrust on...
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Review the Week: 5 Can't Miss Posts [July 3, 2020]

July 3, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was abuzz fighting for justice and demanding fast, effective solutions to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check out these 5 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 3, 2020. 1. INSTAGRAM: Today would have been Tamir Rice's 18th birthday Our...
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[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: A photo of a police officer standing with his back to the camera in a school hallway, with teens wearing backpacks walking by.]

Tell Governors and Mayors to Invest in Student Supports --NOT Police in Schools

July 1, 2020
We are living in extraordinary times. Nationwide mobilizations in the aftermath of too many police killings have renewed an important conversation about police accountability and the role police play in our lives. Even further this conversation has called into question the role police play in the...
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