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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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ICYMI: Absorbing Chaos

October 18, 2021
This past week the MomsRising universe cranked up the MOMentum for paid leave and child care. Check out how, plus join us (it's not too late) for a sweet celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day.
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Thu, Oct 21, 12:30pm ET - #CareCantWait Livestream

October 18, 2021
U.S. Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and other congressional leaders will join moms, parents, caregivers, and caregiving advocates at a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 12:30 pm to press for a care infrastructure in the Build Back Better budget reconciliation bill.
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ICYMI: "Kick him out of the delivery room"

October 11, 2021
This week the MomsRising community shined the light for justice, mobilizing for young students and pregnant mothers.
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Mobilize with MomsRising for National Juvenile Justice Month!

October 4, 2021
Every year the “school-to-prison pipeline,” a disturbing national trend where children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems, continues to deny too many kids the opportunity to grow, learn, make mistakes, and still reach their full potential.
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Lawmakers Must Fix Our Child Care System, Which Is Failing Families Like Mine

September 23, 2021
MomsRising super dad Nicholas Knight shared his family's child care story at the U.S. Treasury - giving voice to what so many families across our nation have experienced. Read his remarks and tell us your experiences with child care as we fight to ensure child care and pre-k for all becomes a reality.
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Dear Congress: Need More Reasons to Build a Care Infrastructure NOW? Read This.

September 17, 2021
In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, and how our inadequate Care Infrastructure hurts families, businesses and our economy.
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ICYMI: A Message From Grandma in Florida

September 17, 2021
At MomsRising, we share stories to make change, to show lawmakers the real impacts of laws and policies. A push. And we share stories in solidarity with other women, moms and family members, so that we can feel less alone in our struggles. A release. The content that caught our eye this week features stories that push AND release. Scroll down and witness them, too.
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ICYMI: A Quiet Rage, Grandparent Heroes PLUS Native Women's Equal Pay Day

September 10, 2021
From child care to paid family leave to fair wages, the MomsRising community continued the steady, urgent call for the policy changes that American moms and families need. Check out the content that caught our eye this week, and as always...
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ICYMI: Fighting Back Against the Texas Abortion Ban, Back-to-School Actions, PLUS Members in the Press

September 3, 2021
Reactions and resolve in the wake of Texas' draconian six-week abortion ban. Back-to-school stress and solidarity. Members in the press urging action to fix the child care crisis. Whew! Busy week in the MomsRising universe. Catch up on the content you might have missed this past week...and Keep Rising!
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