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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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Engaging in Advocacy Using Literacy

April 16, 2021
It is commonly known that Parent involvement in children's lives is one of the highest indicators of early literacy success for children. However, literacy is also a great way to provide an entry point on having conversations around social justice issues and advocacy even for our youngest learners...
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What the heck is the American Rescue Plan?

All New #BreakingThrough: #CareCantWait: Celebrating the #AmericanRescuePlan

April 6, 2021
On the latest episode of Breaking Through radio podcast Kristin and guests cover why the care infrastructure is part of our nation’s basic infrastructure — and how #CareCantWait. They also dive into the power of YOUR (our members) story and discuss how you can support the AAPI community and work to...
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The Rise of College Student Hunger & Homelessness

March 29, 2021
Being in the midst of a pandemic, I like to reflect back on my time as a young student on the campus of North Carolina State University. Only a few years ago, I was one of the 36,000+ students that would cross the bricks of the Brickyard, venture into the libraries on main & centennial campus,...
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All New Radio Show: Stopping Hate & Advancing Equality

March 25, 2021
On the radio show this week Kristin and company cover what’s in the American Rescue Plan for YOU and how you can access those benefits. They discuss the Equality Act that’s moving forward in Congress and what you can do to help make this critically important bill pass. They also touch on how you...
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Living, Learning, and Earning: Women's Equal Pay Day

March 24, 2021
On average, a woman working full-time, year-round in the United States must work for 15 months to get paid as much as a man working full-time, year-round earns in 12. It will take her 50 years to get paid what he earns in just 40 – for Black women, it’s 66 . The persistent lifetime earnings gap...
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Welcome March! All New Breaking Through: Be the Wind Beneath the Winds of Change

March 3, 2021
On the #BreakingThrough podcast this week Kristin and guests cover upcoming investments in building our nation’s infrastructure, including childcare, and how you can most effectively make your voice heard by leaders at the very top. Next up they discuss the importance of speaking out against the...
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February 2021 #KeepMarching meeting: What's WINNABLE in Congress?

February 18, 2021
At last night's February #KeepMarching meeting, we discussed winnable opportunities to create real and lasting change for our families, communities, and economy in 2021. We learnt about the two exciting bills that will be reintroduced in Congress to push universal child care, key policies like a $...
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MomRising's Mandate for America

El Mandato Para EE.UU de MomsRising

February 12, 2021
Los desafíos que enfrentan las mujeres, y especialmente las madres y mujeres de color, son más serios en este momento que en años. Los datos están disponibles y la pandemia está teniendo un impacto enorme en las mujeres y las mamás, y las mujeres de color experimentan daños agravados debido al...
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MomRising's Mandate for America

MomsRising's Mandate for America

February 12, 2021
The challenges facing women, and especially mothers and women of color, are more serious right now than they’ve been in years. The data is in and the pandemic is having an outsized impact on women and moms, with women of color experiencing compounded harms due to structural racism. The pandemic has turned the cracks in our systems into catastrophes, exposing just how much families, communities, and our economy depend on the work of women even though that work has long been, and continues to be, vastly undervalued.
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