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Moms Got It Done This Year in the Washington Legislature

August 12, 2021
Last September, as wildfires ravaged the Pacific Northwest, my son George’s preschool was closed because it was unsafe to play outside. For what was already a very hard year for our kids—in the middle of an unprecedented global pandemic—I had to explain to my son that this time it wasn’t the virus...
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Leave the games to the kids, we need child care NOW!

July 27, 2021
Our nation can choose to provide quality child care and ensure all our families are able to thrive. We need to create a child care system that meets the needs of children, families, communities, and child care providers. Please take action!
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021
It continues to be a busy summer, and we want to make sure that Congress and the White House remain focused on the priorities that matter the most to American families, businesses and economy. We have #5Actions for you to take this week on health care, prescription drug prices, childcare and paid leave so you can help make sure that happens!
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Pregnant mothers in immigration detention need care

July 19, 2021
From January 2015 to July 2019, 58 pregnant women had miscarriages while in ICE custody.
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ICYMI: Fauci Responds, All Things Child Tax Credit, and Your Action of the Week!

July 9, 2021
Catch up on this can't-miss content from the MomsRising community this past week. Enjoy, and keep rising!
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, July 9, 2021

July 8, 2021
As American families work to recover from the pandemic, we need your help in making sure Congress and the Biden administration prioritizes policies important to that recovery. These are #5Actions ready for you to take.
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Get the 411 on speaking out for child care!

July 6, 2021
The House and Senate must provide real child care solutions - parents, families, providers and our broader economy can’t wait any longer. Want to know what you can do? Check out this webinar happening tomorrow, Wednesday, July 7 from 2-3:30 ET.
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ICYMI: Gender Justice, the Big IDEA, Lifting Children Out of Poverty, PLUS Action of the Week!

July 2, 2021
Gender justice. A new primer for parents on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). A MomsRising member in the news. Catch up on this can't-miss content from the MomsRising community this past week.
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¿Qué es la ley de educación para personas con discapacidades (IDEA) y cómo ayuda a los niños con discapacidades?

June 28, 2021
La Ley de Educación para Personas con Discapacidades, en inglés IDEA: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, es la ley de educación especial de Estados Unidos. IDEA ofrece derechos y protecciones a los niños con discapacidades y a los líderes familiares. ¿Cuál es el propósito de la Ley de...
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What is the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and How Does It Support Children with Disabilities?

June 25, 2021
Do I have to pay to get my child evaluated? What kind of services are available for children ages birth to 3 under IDEA? Learn more about this important special education law.
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