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QUICK SIGNATURE: Divest in Policing, Invest in the People

September 30, 2020
Content warning: We discuss the police violence against Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Rayshard Brooks, Jacob Blake, Trayford Pellerin, Cornerlius Fredericks, Layleen Xtravaganza Polanco, Antonio Valenzuela , and Muhammad Muyamin below. MomsRising stands with the Movement for Black...
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We need a COVID relief package now

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: December 18, 2020

December 18, 2020
Your urgent action is still needed before the country shuts down for the year-end holidays! The clock is ticking: We’ve got to keep urging Congress to help families who are suffering COVID’s economic fallout by taking immediate steps to strengthen and expand unemployment insurance, as well as...
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COVID Vaccines Should Not be Withheld from Pregnant Women

December 10, 2020
Women have spent decades fighting for equal rights. We have made significant strides in many arenas, enacting a variety of social, political, and economic reforms. But one notable exception is the receipt of evidence-based care during pregnancy, when women and their providers are often left in the...
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Moms Are Parenting the Workforce!?

October 29, 2020
In her latest blog post, Capacity Building Manager Marianne Bullock reflects on a new, precarious reality. "It's not that women are falling off the cliff," she shares, "but that we are being pushed off and out of the workforce by a lack of policies that support the on-the-ground reality of the burden of care for our children's wellbeing."
Barrett has made clear she would overturn the ACA and take health care away from millions

Policy Roundup: #BlockBarrett confirmation and new federal policy for abortion access for immigrant minors

October 2, 2020
Significant federal policy and legal updates you might have missed from the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) including Trump's nomination for the Supreme Court and the federal policy change on immigrant minors' access to reproductive health care.
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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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