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Comenzamos: Poderosas Rising

September 15, 2022
Ahora que los niños han estrenado las mochilas y han empezado un nuevo año escolar, ¡MamásConPoder también tiene algo que estrenar! Este mes comenzamos una nueva serie de artículos de blog "Poderosas Rising" que ayudarán a informar a nuestra comunidad de todas las maneras en que estamos en el medio amplificando los asuntos más críticos que enfrentan las mujeres, las madres y las familias.
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National Breastfeeding Month 2022: Together We Do Great Things

August 25, 2022
Every August, the lactation community joins together to celebrate and uplift this natural (and sometimes incredibly hard) journey of infant feeding. The month is kicked off with a World Breastfeeding Week Celebration and and follows with weekly celebrations centering historically underrepresented...
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Sometimes we as moms don’t realize just how important our role is – the seriousness of keeping another mammal alive.

New Motherhood Lessons from the Border Collies

August 17, 2022
I live (and work) with a herd of animals – horses, dogs, chickens and more. I spend long hours with them, learning their way of life, their state of being, and their patterns in relationships – including motherhood. In June, we welcomed a beautiful litter of six healthy Border Collie pups. (That...
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, July 8, 2022

July 6, 2022
Summer is in full swing – and the fight for our rights is still very much on. So while you soak in some sun, we ask that you take these quick health and justice related actions: We must ensure everyone who needs abortion care has access to this care, that healthcare remains affordable and prices...
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15 Washington State Fellows dedicated to bringing equity, and healing to their communities, and MomsRising.

June 30, 2022
Being a parent is a selfless act. For many, advocacy is reimagined here. The dreams of a brighter future for our children and communities is our motivation. Our Washington state Fellows of 2022-2023 encompass selflessness, determination, and vulnerability as they step more deeply into the shared...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 24, 2022

June 24, 2022
June is flying by – and so many of us are juggling so much all at the same time as we try to keep our families healthy and happy. We appreciate you. We appreciate all you do, including taking the time out of your busy schedules to take these actions to keep Congress focused on the most important...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 10, 2022

June 9, 2022
Each week, we provide you with a number of urgent, high impact actions that you might have missed. We appreciate you taking the time to take action, to share on social media, and to help us spread the word. All of our actions together add up to create change.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Saturday, June 4, 2022

June 3, 2022
It’s been hard. While field days and graduations both signal the end of the school year and the transition into summer camps and backyard BBQs, the pandemic remains a constant force in our lives and we need to keep the pressure on Congress to address the emergency that so many of us continue to live in.
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Sign on to the Women's Health Protection Act

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022
It’s the first #5Actions of 2022: Last year, despite being in the middle of a pandemic, we did some amazing things together. You took over 1,400,000 actions, made 60,000+ phone calls, submitted over 4,000 letters to the editor, and so much more. Now, in 2022, there’s more work to be done to build...
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Families Can't Be Let Down. It's Time to Pass the PUMP Act.

October 19, 2021
“With this bill enacted, mothers will no longer be forced to choose between themselves, their infant’s health and their income.” - Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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