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How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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"All moms have superpowers." We Are MomsRising

June 21, 2022
"The pandemic was a catalyst for me to get more actively involved in advocating for policies that support women and children. I want things to be better for myself and my kids, but also for every family." - Rachel, a Beacon Community Hub Leader in North Carolina
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Summer Fridays! June 17th to September 2nd, 2022

Summer Fridays at MomsRising! June 17 to Sep 2, 2022

June 16, 2022
MomsRising has moved to a 4-day work week for the summer from June. 17th - Sept. 2nd, 2022. In order for our whole team to fully utilize "Summer Fridays", we are shutting down on Fridays and will only be available and responding to messages Monday-Thursday.
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Formula Shortage Roundtable with HHS Assistant Secretary

June 14, 2022
Recently, Elyssa Schmier VP of Government Relations for MomsRising hosted a roundtable with HHS Assistant Secretary of Health Admiral Rachel Levine to share baby formula shortage stories from families, dispel myths and misinformation, and educate families on guidance for how to safely feed your baby.
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Infant Formula Shortage & Our Rights Under Attack

June 13, 2022
On the radio show this week we cover the infant formula shortage crisis, and include tips for making sure infants get the nutrition they need in this time of emergency; we also cover the urgent need to protect voting rights and reproductive rights in America as our rights, freedoms, and communities...
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Getting Over Our Self-Care Shame

June 7, 2022
Self-care gets a bad rap. It's seen as selfish, a sad part of our culture that teaches and models martyrdom. We think of self-care as an occasional luxury -- bubble baths, massages, and spa days—and as a result, moms have bypassed taking care of themselves first. We critique neediness and view at as weakness while we celebrate those who over-give of themselves.
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Moving Forward Gun Safety Policy & Hope in Hard Times

June 6, 2022
On the radio show this week, we cover the way in which gun safety policy is moving forward in Congress, what you can do to help, and some ways to find hope in hard times.
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TAKE ACTION

Hey Congress, who’s going to take care of all these kids?

June 3, 2022
Do you remember show and tell? You know, where you would bring something you liked or an object you found interesting to show to classmates, friends and teachers. Well, right now it’s time to SHOW and TELL Congress that too many of us have been taking care of kids during this pandemic and before with NO support and we need help, stat!
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Your Mighty May MOMentum!

June 3, 2022
The MOMentum newsletter was created to shine a light on the good you help bring into the world as a MomsRising donor, and to make space in our busy lives for gratitude and kindness (and opportunity!). Please, keep reading to see your generosity in action – the Mother’s Day MOMibuster, baby formula shortage, reproductive justice, and more. And take pride in this MOMentum – you are an important part of it.
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: PowerPlus2022 with IWPR!

May 31, 2022
With the pandemic limiting travel, we are bringing the Power Plus Summit 2022 to you! Join the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) @IWPResearch for the Power Plus Summit 2022 and hear special guests on the Breaking Through Show this week! *Find out more (and get involved) at: PowerPlus2022...
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