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Criando a una pequeña activista

July 14, 2020
Como hija de inmigrantes, vi la lucha de primera mano. Mis padres emigraron desde México hacia los Estados Unidos en 1966. Traian solo la ropa que llevaban puesta, un poco de dinero duramente ganado, sueños, y mucha determinación. Contra todo pronóstico, perseveraron y finalmente tuvieron éxito. Su...
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Raising a Little Activist

July 11, 2020
As the child of immigrants, I got to see the struggle firsthand. My parents immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico in 1966. They had only the clothes on their backs, a bit of hard-earned money, dreams, and a lot of determination. Against all odds they persevered and ultimately succeeded. Their plight...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020
Greetings. Summer is here. It’s hot. And the drumbeat of urgent actions in need of your support continues. This week’s list of top actions demanding justice for Vanessa Guillen, demanding immigrant children being held in ICE Family Detention Centers are released by the July 17 deadline, and urging...
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SIGN NOW: We cannot tear immigrant children from families during COVID-19

July 2, 2020
As the world responds to an unprecedented crisis unfolding from the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are staying home with their children, caring for them with the hopes that they will stay healthy and safe. Yet right now, the Trump administration is forcing immigrant families in detention centers...
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Why I Support Immigration

June 22, 2020
My grandfather came to this country with almost nothing. He left his wife and son behind in Eastern Europe as a result of religious persecution in the early 1900s. He worked as a carpenter for a number of years before being able to bring his family to the U.S. They were poor where they came from...
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Review the Week: 5 Can't Miss Posts [June 19, 2020]

June 18, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community stepped up for equality in a big way this week. Check out some of the posts you loved, shared and might have missed for the week ending June 19, 2020. 1. INSTAGRAM: #IAmMamma We have been sharing and uplifting many of the voices in our #RisersandShakers community. "...
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THIS TUES: Add your voice to the next COVID-19 stimulus!

May 17, 2020
Tell your U.S. Senators: Pass the HEROES Act quickly! Right now is not the time for U.S. Senate to stall-- millions of Americans are faced with both financial and healthcare burdens and require immediate relief.
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Top #5Actions for Mothers Day!

May 8, 2020
This is a special Mother’s Day edition of #5Actions. The crisis of the pandemic has exposed and amplified all of the cracks in our systems, including gender and racial disparities, as well as increased racialized violence and white supremacist terror which must be stopped. We are committed to...
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#GivingTuesdayNow: Support MomsRising’s fight for COVID-19 relief

May 5, 2020
Moms’ leadership and power has never been more critical, more needed, and more necessary as we enter another month of uncertainty as a nation. In fact, MomsRising has turned up the volume even more on the issues we fight for every day: paid family/medical leave, expanded unemployment insurance,...
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