How We Make Change

WHAT WE DO

FUEL FOR OUR MAMA JUICE

Our Vision For A Country That Works For Every Mother

To have unpaid caregiving conceptualized as work and valued accordingly by society (i.e. included in the census, accounted for in GDP calculations, counted in welfare rights, credited toward social security benefit calculations)

To pursue occupational goals as well as family ones (i.e. availability of good part time jobs, childcare subsidies, workweek reduction/flexibility)

To have training to upgrade or optimize her skills as well as childcare provisions to facilitate utilization of training opportunities.

To have a Mothers Center in every community – comfortable and safe community space

To have safe, affordable childcare options available to any family who needs it

To be entitled to parenting support services

To lead a life free from violence and discrimination

To have more influence/voice in the areas of maternal health, birthing practices, women’s health and research

To be entitled to information about maternal and child development

To have the information about the work of women/mothers who went before us

To value mother knowledge gained from caregiving

To acknowledge the value of maternal experience to the growth & development of the mother

To support the emotional health of pre- and post-postpartum women

Access to adequate health and mental health care before, during and after pregnancy & child birth to
ensure optimal outcomes for infant and maternal health

Take Action Now

We are proud to know these elected officials care about moms. If you are to, please take a moment to add your name to this letter. Once submitted, an email will be sent to our office. Then an personal ‘thank you note’ will be printed on your behalf. It’ll be mailed to each of these legislative endorsers. Thank you so much for taking this simple action now.