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For Mother’s Day, We’re Turning the Tables on Congress with a MOMibuster!

May 6, 2022
This weekend, families everywhere will celebrate the mothers in their lives. But while moms appreciate a handmade card, breakfast in bed, or a bouquet of fresh flowers, the Mother's Day gift we really need is progress toward a care infrastructure that makes it possible for our families to thrive.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 6, 2022

May 6, 2022
It’s Mother’s Day weekend, and we are looking forward to celebrating (and activating!) with all the moms in our lives on Sunday. We also have several ways for you to join us online and share your story with our team. Tomorrow is our MOMibuster - an online, day-long filibuster to demand care...
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Not Your Average Filibuster.

May 5, 2022
What comes to mind when you think of a filibuster? Sneakers with suits , sore feet, phone books, long novels, green eggs & ham , and even pointless drivel. Sometimes it means doing a lot just to end up doing nothing at all. Usually the filibuster delays the inevitable; most recently it means...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022
We’ve gathered your stories, of why Care Can’t Wait (Thank you!), And in a few days… it’s gonna be May. As April wraps up, we’re not slowing down. In anticipation of Mother’s Day, we are pushing Congress to pass robust family-centered legislation. We must ensure the wellbeing of pregnant workers,...
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Ad Campaign: Child Care is Part of America’s Infrastructure

April 28, 2022
By: Alejandra Londono Gomez and Christian Collins Last November, Congress passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act . While the funding is dedicated to much-needed physical infrastructure projects, Congress has failed to support the child care needs of men and women who are...
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Military Children Deserve our Best

April 26, 2022
Military families face the same challenges others across America face with the added complexities of a military lifestyle. In the last few years there have been many small steps that have incrementally improved maternal health care and parental leave while still in many instances taking several steps back in the implementation.
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¡Únete a MAMIbuster!

April 25, 2022
Se acerca el Día de la Madre, y después de más de dos años de estrés pandémico, vamos a celebrar nuestro día a lo GRANDE con un MAMIbuster! ¿Qué es MAMIbuster? ---> Durante ocho horas en el fin de semana del Día de la Madre, cientos de mamás, papás, padres, líderes y cuidadores de todo el país...
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Help us turn the tables on Congress and MOMibuster THEM!

April 15, 2022
Instead of a tool that blocks the progress moms need, this MOMibuster will actually work for parents, sending the message that we want and need care policies that allow us to both support and care for our families – a care infrastructure that includes affordable child care, free pre-K, paid family and medical leave, home- and community-based services, quality maternal health care for all of us, prescription meds we can afford, a tax system that supports families instead of lining the pockets of wealthy corporations and billionaires, and more.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 8, 2022

April 8, 2022
We’re celebrating the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court this week. This is a historic, meaningful moment that will make our highest court more reflective of our country’s rich diversity. You can read our statement here. (And big thanks go to YOU for helping to...
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We are in DANGER of losing child care in Congress's economic package!

April 5, 2022
Right now, Congress is working on the economic reconciliation package, which should include critical child care and Pre-K investments needed to solve the ongoing child care crisis and lower costs for families, BUT reports suggest that lawmakers are considering abandoning child care and pursuing legislation without it!
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