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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, October 22, 2021

October 22, 2021
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!
Sue Anne Reed's picture

A wage gap → a wealth gap → an opportunity gap

October 21, 2021
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.
Sara Alcid's picture

PowerUp & Build Back Better with Care Rally

October 20, 2021
Rally time for the Build Back Better plan! Click for details, plus the live stream link!
Selina Maldonado's picture
Young parents with brown skin sitting with their son

Quick signature: Tell Congress that everyone deserves to have health care coverage!

October 19, 2021
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!
Felicia Burnett's picture

Families Can't Be Let Down. It's Time to Pass the PUMP Act.

October 19, 2021
“With this bill enacted, mothers will no longer be forced to choose between themselves, their infant’s health and their income.” - Rep. Carolyn Maloney
Selina Maldonado's picture
Airplane flying over a stadium pulling a banner reading "We need paid leave & childcare"

Did you see us at a football game? Learn why #CareCantWait

September 24, 2021
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.
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