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Maternal Justice

ICYMI: Gender Justice, the Big IDEA, Lifting Children Out of Poverty, PLUS Action of the Week!

July 2, 2021
Gender justice. A new primer for parents on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). A MomsRising member in the news. Catch up on this can't-miss content from the MomsRising community this past week.
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Instagram Live: Queer Justice is Reproductive Justice

June 29, 2021
On Wednesday, June 30th at 1:30pm CST, MomsRising will host a #MaternalJustice Instagram Live Chat about Queer rights as it relates to Reproductive Justice, moderated by Campaign Director, Diarra A. Diouf.
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ICYMI: Are You Getting Credit? Plus Paid Leave Win, Fathers & Refugees and Action of the Week!

June 24, 2021
Love. Victory. Help. Action! Catch up on this can't-miss content from the MomsRising community this past week.
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Every person should have the right to choose.

June 23, 2021
Sign our petition urging your member of Congress to protect access to abortion care by passing the Women’s Health Protection Act!
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A Special Juneteenth #5Actions: Saturday, June 19, 2021

June 18, 2021
In honor of Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, we are inviting MomsRising members across the country to join us in recommitting to the fight for racial justice for families.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021
It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-May. We appreciate all you’ve done to take action, make your voice heard, and help bring relief to so many families. Here are 5Actions you can take to keep the MOMentum going.
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ICYMI: The Best of MomsRising Last Week

May 17, 2021
Catch up on all the good stuff that happened in the MomsRising community last week. [05/15/2021]
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"Raising Anti-Racist Kids with Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs" credit: Romper

We're Raising Future Grownups — We Have To Talk To Our Kids About Police Killings

May 4, 2021
The past few weeks have been wrought with the type of pain that sits heavy in my body, existing and spanning into all areas of my life. It’s a pain that many Black, Brown and Indigenous people live with. It’s a pain that many mothers live with. I listened to Daunte Wright’s mother recount the...
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How friends, family, teachers and other caregivers can support new mothers

May 3, 2021
Developed by Lina Acosta Sandaal, MA, LMFT MomsRising consultant and expert in child and adolescent development and infant and early childhood mental health Perinatal and postpartum disorders are extremely common in women during pregnancy and after they give birth. While there is information out...
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Black Mothers In Power’s Start in 2019 (by BMIP)

Black Mothers in Power: Pursuing Birth Justice in Delaware

April 21, 2021
Our society works hard to limit Black potential across all layers, with our school-to-prison pipelines, routine murders of Black people by “law and order” officers, and negligent or actively harmful medical care. But the assault on Black lives starts before a Black baby is even born. This is the backdrop for Black Mothers in Power (BMIP) to enter the scene in Delaware. BMIP recognizes that Black women and birthing persons are uniquely vulnerable in childbirth within the U.S.’s current medical system. Their mission is to end this disparity.
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