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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020
It’s been a hard week, and in 2020 that’s saying something. From the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the utter lack of justice for Breonna Taylor, and with the ongoing pandemic, everyday can feel overwhelming. We invite you to slow down with us, to take time for you, for...
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An Egregious Miscarriage of Justice, An Insult to the Memory of Breonna Taylor

September 23, 2020
Shock. Outrage. We stand with the family and loved ones of Breonna Taylor, Black Lives Matter Louisville, the tens of thousands of activists in Kentucky, and the national Movement for Black Lives in calling for justice. There is no other way fair-minded people can react to the grand jury decision...
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Illustration of Dawn Wooten, the whistleblower in the complaint against ICE alleging it allowed mass hysterectomies to be performed on immigrants

Policy Roundup: Trump's list of names for the Supreme Court and the ICE whistleblower complaint

September 21, 2020
Significant federal policy and legal updates you might have missed from the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF), including President Trump's list of names for Supreme Court nomination, the whistleblower complaint that reveals atrocities in immigrant detention, and the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in the House.
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Shut down Irwin Detention Center and Defund ICE

September 17, 2020
I’m sitting here in tears of outrage reading the whistleblower report from an ICE detention facility: This brave nurse is exposing not just the appalling medical neglect by ICE at this facility, but that an “ inordinate amount of hysterectomies are taking place .” In a report by The Intercept, “...
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Review the Week: MomsVote Special Edition [Sept. 18, 2020]

September 17, 2020
ICYMI: It's six weeks until Election Day, and the MomsRising movement is more engaged than ever in defending families, rising for women and getting out the vote, and the posts you liked, loved and shared shows it! Check out this hot MomsRising content for the week ending Sept. 18., 2020. 1...
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18 Washington Moms Who are Changing Our World

September 15, 2020
To mother is to transform. Each and every day moms are shaping a more just future for us all through small and big acts alike -- whether it’s helping a tantruming toddler understand their feelings or advocating for their community with elected leaders, moms have superpowers that move us all forward...
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18 mamás de Washington que están cambiando nuestro mundo

September 15, 2020
Ser madre significa transformar. Todos los días las mamás crean un futuro más justo para todos nosotros a través de pequeñas y grandes acciones por igual –ya sea ayudando a un infante que está en medio de una pataleta a comprender sus sentimientos o abogando por su comunidad ante sus líderes...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 13, 2020

September 13, 2020
Thank you again for reviewing the top actions for this week with us to amplify momentum toward change. We have 5 easy ways that you can power up, including: Helping to get out the vote in November, sharing why you’re voting with your friends on social media, getting a Moms Vote face mask, and also...
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Are Women Actually Getting Pregnant During the Lockdown Period?

August 28, 2020
Most of the women and families navigating pregnancy and the pandemic were pregnant before shelter ins and restrictions began. And while there were memes sprinkled all across social media about a baby boom ringing in 2021, there was significant truth lying beneath that joke.
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Don’t be a threat and don’t make the white parents angry.

August 7, 2020
Coach: Do you feel bad that you hurt Heather*? Me: Oh my gosh, yes. I’m so sorry. I didn’t mean t— Coach: Don’t feel bad. Coach was on a quest to get me to be more aggressive on the soccer field. She was a product of a National Championship collegiate team and a near-Olympian herself, and was...

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