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2020 Mom with support from local mothers and partner organizations, held the #ACTION 4 Moms rally in at the California state capitol in Sacramento on Monday, January 29, 2018. The event featured Joy Burkhard, 2020 Mom Executive Director; Jessica Porten mother whose story went viral on Facebook, four fathers who lost wives and/or children to depression or psychosis and Jessisca Walker, an African American mother who sat on the California Maternal Mental Health Task Force. 

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 Jessica Porten, Sacramento mother whose story went viral on Facebook and Jessica Walker, mother on the California Maternal Mental Health task force who was featured in the California Report podcast coverage of the rally.

Jessica Porten, Sacramento mother whose story went viral on Facebook and Jessica Walker, mother on the California Maternal Mental Health task force who was featured in the California Report podcast coverage of the rally.

 Rudy Coronado, father featured in the California Report podcast, Joy Burkhard Executive Director 2020 Mom and Jessica Porten.

Rudy Coronado, father featured in the California Report podcast, Joy Burkhard Executive Director 2020 Mom and Jessica Porten.

 Jessica, Jessica and fathers watch father Rudy Coronado speak.

Jessica, Jessica and fathers watch father Rudy Coronado speak.

The rally was covered by KQED in the California Report and both Rudy Coronado (father who lost his three daughters 2 and younger) and Jessica Walker.  Listen here at 4:30 seconds in.

Want to watch the full rally? Watch event recording on FACEBOOK now.


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2020 Mom has introduced a comprehensive bill package based on the recommendations from the California Task Force on the Status of Maternal Mental Health Care. 

You can get more information on the task force and the white paper here.

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