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Chamber of Mothers, Founded by Erin Spahn Erenberg.

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In a world where mothers often juggle multiple responsibilities and face countless challenges, a group of strong and determined women decided to take matters into their own hands. In 2021, when paid leave was removed from the legislative agenda, the seeds for change were sown, and the Chamber of Mothers was born. This 501(c)(3) non-profit organization was created by moms, for moms, with a mission to advocate for better resources and support systems for mothers across the United States.

The Chamber of Mothers draws inspiration from successful coalitions like the Chamber of Commerce and AARP. By harnessing the power of collective action, they aim to bring together the voices of more than 85 million mothers in the country. With a reach of over 4 million monthly, the organization adeptly champions the work of existing advocacy groups, educates mothers about the personal impact of politics, and encourages women to use their voices, resources, and influence to hold lawmakers accountable for the challenges faced by mothers.

The Chamber of Mothers focuses on three critical pillars of advocacy:

  1. Paid Family and Medical Leave: Shockingly, the U.S. is the only industrialized nation without paid maternity leave. This lack of support has severe consequences, with 25% of American moms returning to work within two weeks of giving birth. The Chamber aims to address this health crisis and economic challenge by advocating for paid family and medical leave.

  2. Maternal Health: Ensuring the well-being of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum is vital. The Chamber works to advocate for policies that combat health disparities and improve overall maternal health.

  3. Childcare: Access to affordable, high-quality childcare is a crucial aspect of supporting working mothers. The Chamber of Mothers seeks to address this issue and promote policies that make childcare more accessible for all.

At the heart of the Chamber of Mothers lies its devoted and passionate team of founders and thought leaders. These women are CEOs, experts in various fields, and activists who bring the organization's mission to life every day. From attorneys to medical professionals, journalists to brand builders, they come together to drive change for mothers everywhere.

To achieve its ambitious goals, the Chamber of Mothers established the Mothercouncil—a collective of dedicated supporters who provide critical, sustainer-level support through ongoing monthly donations. This sustained support allows the organization to be agile and responsive to the evolving needs of mothers across the nation.

If you're a mom who's fed up, fired up, and ready to make a difference, the Chamber of Mothers invites you to join their ranks. By signing up for their free newsletter, you can stay updated on their efforts, participate in local chapter meetings, and explore advocacy and volunteer opportunities. If you're looking for more direct involvement, you can also consider becoming part of the Mothercouncil or making a one-time tax-deductible donation to support the cause.

The Chamber of Mothers is more than just an organization; it's a movement driven by the power of moms united for change. Together, they strive to create a future where all mothers receive the support, respect, and resources they deserve. So, let's mother together and pave the way for a brighter tomorrow. Remember, The Mothers Will Save Us All™.

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