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Making the Tax Code Work for Low-Income Families

April 18, 2017
Today is Tax Day, marking the deadline for Americans to file their taxes with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). For many families living below the poverty line, the arrival of Tax Day means they can usually count on receiving money back from the government to use for everyday expenses such as...
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Take #5Actions To Make A Quick Impact!

April 17, 2017
Drum roll please… below are the #5Actions for this week! You can do all five of the actions on one day, or spread them out across the week—your choice. The important thing is not WHEN you do them, but IF you do them. And if you do them, your actions will add up with others, and you're sure to have...
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#MilitaryMonday: Military Spouse-Owned Businesses Face Their Biggest Obstacle: The Military

April 17, 2017
Since 9/11, a new generation of military spouses has emerged; women and men married to service members who want to maintain a career or business as they follow their spouse where the military demands. The military lifestyle requires out-of-the-box thinking to create a transportable career and, with...
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Activism In the Time of Trump

April 14, 2017
On the #RADIO show this week, we cover the importance of the Tax March/#TaxDay; activism in the time of Trump and tackling implicit bias; the rights of incarcerated pregnant women; and the importance of bilingual education. Throughout the show, there are tips and tactics for what YOU can do to make...
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Quick action: Sign onto our list of questions for Congress!

April 12, 2017
It’s time! We need you to #KeepMarching with us while Congress is home during their recess! Recess? Well, right now, members of Congress are in their home districts and many are hosting Town Halls to hear from constituents. Not everyone can attend in-person, so we’ve compiled a list of questions...
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Take #5Actions This Week!

April 10, 2017
Victories! We’re delighted to share that you're not only play a major role holding the line on healthcare at the federal level right now, we’re also winning at the city and state levels across the nation because of people like YOU! In fact, because of people like you signing letters, making calls,...
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Equal Pay Day?! Again?!

April 4, 2017
Today is Equal Pay Day. Again. Seriously, we are doing this again. It’s the day that marks the fact that, on average, it takes women 15 months to make what men make in 12 months. It's way past time for a change! Sign onto our open letter calling on state and federal lawmakers to end unfair pay by...
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On Equal Pay Day, MomsRising Urges Federal and State Lawmakers to Do More to End Wage Discrimination

April 4, 2017
Today is Equal Pay Day 2017 – the day that marks the appalling fact that it takes 15 months for women to be paid what men are paid in a year. It takes mothers and women of color even longer. That's just shameful. And while we find the very need for Equal Pay Day incredibly frustrating, we are at...
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* New -> #5Actions to Start the Week!

April 3, 2017
Happy Monday! We hope you're enjoying these early days of spring. While the seasons change, our need to speak out, loudly and regularly, about the issues that matter remains. Without further ado, here are our top 5 actions of the week! You can do all five of the actions on one day, or spread them...
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Human Needs Report: Advocates' defeat ACA repeal bill, FY17 & FY18 spending work, Supreme Court confirmation and more

April 3, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for articles on advocates' work to defeat the ACA repeal bill, FY17 & FY18 budget and appropriations work, a Supreme Court confirmation vote and more.
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