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Work-Life Balance AND Homeschooling Your Children? It’s Possible!

August 6, 2020
In 2019, after an extremely distressing school year filled with my son’s academic needs not being met, bullying against him by other students, and constant fear and stress on my part, I decided I was going to take my son’s education into my own hands and homeschool him. This would be in conjunction...
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CALL your Senator to #SaveChildCare

August 6, 2020
First, the good news: Thanks to YOU and thousands of moms, dads, grandparents, caregivers, and people who support child care, the U.S. House of Representatives just passed ( in a historic vote! ) the Child Care Is Essential Act and the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act! These would ensure a $50...
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Planning for School Re-Opening and English Learners

August 5, 2020
By now, we all know that the coronavirus presents schools with unprecedented challenges. Most K–12 campuses across the country closed in the spring—and scrambled to continue their work in a different setting. The pace of the crisis left the country’s public education system with little time to plan...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 31, 2020

July 30, 2020
It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of July. While we are gearing up for the elections in less than 100 days, we have some critical actions for you to take this week -- primarily related to COVID-19 relief. We need your help to urge Congress to extend unemployment insurance, protect the CDC...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 24, 2020

July 23, 2020
Happy Friday. As summer starts to wind down, parents everywhere are struggling with questions around what the fall will look like. We know it’s tough. We also know that in order for parents to truly be able to “get back to work” we need the supports to do so, including childcare and early learning...
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SIGN NOW to save Childcare!

July 16, 2020
“Trying to find childcare during the pandemic is almost impossible. I am a caregiver for a 20-month-old and right now he has to bounce from one house to another for childcare. This isn't safe for him or me. I am one of the people that is high risk, but I have to do this due to my child care being...
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Review the Week: 3 Can't Miss Posts [July 17, 2020]

July 16, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community is thinking, acting and planning ahead for a brighter future for ALL women and families. Check out the 3 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 17, 2020. FACEBOOK VIDEO: What does defunding the police REALLY mean? MomsRising's Elyssa...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020
Greetings. Summer is here. It’s hot. And the drumbeat of urgent actions in need of your support continues. This week’s list of top actions demanding justice for Vanessa Guillen, demanding immigrant children being held in ICE Family Detention Centers are released by the July 17 deadline, and urging...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020
July 4th weekend is here, the official start of a summer unlike any other for many, and just four months away from the November election. JUST. FOUR. FAST. MONTHS. The clock is ticking and your voice, your action, your attention is needed more than ever. So for the #5Actions this week, we urge you...
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MomsRising COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities

July 2, 2020
All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans. Our elected leaders must develop and implement health equity interventions across all components of coronavirus response legislation, collect national health outcomes data by race, and ensure that all new policies urgently address these racial and ethnic disparities.
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