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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.
It’s go time! Congress is negotiating now to decide what will be in the care infrastructure package that they hope to pass within weeks. We need to keep the pressure on!
It’s mission critical that equal pay becomes a reality for ALL women and people because when we experience a wage gap in our paychecks, the overall wealth gap widens across gender and race. When the wealth gap widens for communities already experiencing systemic forces of oppression, like racism, transphobia, xenophobia, and/or ableism, the opportunity gap for our lives and families *also* worsens.
Rally time for the Build Back Better plan! Click for details, plus the live stream link!
There are still 12 states that have refused to expand Medicaid to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. The majority of the over 2 million people who are currently in this “coverage gap” in these states are people of color. Tell your members of Congress to pass a federal solution to close the Medicaid coverage gap!
“With this bill enacted, mothers will no longer be forced to choose between themselves, their infant’s health and their income.” - Rep. Carolyn Maloney
Even superheroes need folks to have their back.
We should not have to choose between our paycheck and our family. This is urgent. Tell Congress to prioritize women and families and pass President Biden's Build Back Better plan.