ICYMI: Child Care Tetris Must End, Videos Needed, Stopping the DACA Roller Coaster
Here's what caught our eye this week in the MomsRising universe. Stay cool, and keep rising!
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ACTION OF THE WEEK: Stop the roller coaster! Tell Congress to support a pathway to citizenship in the reconciliation package
On July 16th, a federal judge out of Texas made one of the most devastating decisions on the DACA program that we have ever seen. No new applications will be approved. Congress has the opportunity to end this uncertainty for DACA recipients. Sign our letter now calling on Congress to quickly pass President Biden’s fair immigration plan.
NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING MONTH
Our celebration of National Breastfeeding Month continued on Instagram with a RealTalk conversation led by MomsRising Tina Sherman and breastfeeding experts plus this fact (HINT: let's change this) and this fact (let's change this, too), and on Twitter with this #FoodFri chat about breastfeeding/chestfeeding and food health.
"The way people piece together childcare is like a game of Tetris. Even if you appear to be winning, you eventually lose." - MomsRising National Director of Early Learning Nina Perez