Raising Awareness | Iowa City Cedar Rapids Moms

CPR And AED Awareness

    June 1-7 is CPR and AED Awareness Week, and it’s the perfect time to share some good news regarding heart health and our kids. At the end of April, Florida lawmakers passed a bill that requires all high school grads to have CPR training. The man behind...

How To Help Texas!

    At The Local Moms Network, we’re moms committed to helping other moms. And right now in Texas, a lot of moms are dealing with unimaginably tough conditions due to the record-breaking snowfall—freezing temperatures, homes being destroyed and lack of food....

Childhood Cancer

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 400,000 children and adolescents of 0-19 years old are diagnosed with cancer around the world each year. The Global Childhood Cancer Initiative aims to achieve at least 60% survival for childhood cancer...

Identifying Child Abuse During Virtual Learning

Nearly 700,000 children are abused each year in the US according to the National Children’s Alliance. This rate is harder to track during the pandemic, when many kids are learning remotely. The Quad Cities Child Abuse Council says the stress caused by the...

Human Trafficking: The Ugly Truth

Human Trafficking, which includes “forced labor, bonded labor, debt bondage among migrant laborers, involuntary domestic servitude, forced child labor, sex trafficking, and child commercial sex trade” is happening all across the country, including locally....

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