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VOICES:  Marian Wright Edelman, civil rights icon and President of the Children's Defense Fund, maintains a regular column on the MomsRising blog. Read her latest post, Remembering Unita Blackwell, a beautiful and educational piece describing Blackwell's achievements and her many "firsts," including as the first Black woman mayor in Mississippi.

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VICTORY: Did you see our May MOMentum post sharing good news on paid leave in North Carolina, among other good news? Check it out!

TAKE ACTION: California MomsRising supporters, let's speak out! We're asking members of the CA legislature's Budget Conference Committee to hear the roar of California's kids and make comprehensive investments in our youngest learners to give all kids a dino-mite start! 

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