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Consejos para el Activismo de las Supermamás

January 12, 2022
Las supermamás, como tú, han sido una fuerza que ha impulsado cambios políticos positivos que tienen un gran impacto para nuestras familias. Queremos decirte un “¡gracias!” inmenso por romper barreras y hacerte presente para ayudar a cambiar el mundo. En pocas palabras, ¡eres lo MÁXIMO! Participar...
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Consejos sobre Desarrollo Infantil para el Activismo Familiar

January 12, 2022
¡Participar en actividades de defensa con nuestros niños puede generar muchas preguntas! ¿Debo obligar a mi adolescente a marchar conmigo? ¿Es la marcha un lugar apropiado para el desarrollo de mi infante? ¡Aquí encontrarás las respuestas! Estos son algunos consejos útiles de Lina Acosta Sandaal,...
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¿Cómo la variante ómicron está afectando a tu familia?

January 1, 2022
“Estoy cansada. Estoy ansiosa. La escuela de mis hijos cerró otra vez por ómicron y tengo miedo de perder mi trabajo.” - Mercedes, Carolina del Norte “Tuve que reducir mis horas de trabajo para poder cuidar a mi bebé en casa. No sé cómo voy a pagar mis biles de este mes.” - Belén, Utah Linda, la...
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Mad at Manchin? Turn your anger to action

December 20, 2021
Sen Manchin's announcement that he will not support the current version of the Build Back Better Act is a stinging, heartbreaking, disappointment to families in his state. Join us in urging him to come back to the negotiating table.
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What's in Build Back Better (BBB) for Families? MomsRising Staff Explains

December 17, 2021
Every provision of the Build Back Better agenda is supported by at least two in three Americans. This is why it's important to spread the word far and wide about what is in this proposed legislation and what it would mean for families.
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State Moms Force

Holiday letter to thank WA Legislators for their work to support kids

December 16, 2021
I share with my kids frequently about the benefits of gratitude and remind them that when you share with a friend (or a sibling!) that their actions had a positive impact, they’re more likely to repeat the action. The same is true for advocacy!
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NEW sticky note deadline is December 24

December 16, 2021
More than 2,000 moms and family members across the country have already signed up to do this action, and we are extending the deadline to December 24 timed to the state of play in Congress. Our wave of sticky notes from moms, caregivers, and family members on Senate office doors across the country needs to keep growing over the next critical week to help keep this legislation moving!
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Hey Congress -- Don't take away our monthly CTC payments, Pass BBB Today!

December 15, 2021
December 15th will be the LAST monthly Child Tax Credit check for families if the U.S. Senate doesn’t act by the end of the year! It’s time to tell the U.S. Senate to vote yes and pass the Build Back Better Act and save the Child Tax Credit that helps children and families thrive!
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"The Cost of My Son's Program Was Shocking" - We Are MomsRising

December 13, 2021
"Though he’s in childcare part-time, and even with a discount from my husband’s employer, we pay more than $800/month for care. At the same time, the director and teachers at my son’s program likely don’t make living wages. This is unacceptable." - Kate Rosenbaum
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I Met With Chairwoman Cecilia Rouse to Talk About Paid Leave

December 13, 2021
It was exhausting to care for my grandkids and my mom at the same time. Because our country doesn’t have a care infrastructure, everything has fallen on my shoulders. Right now, I’m juggling providing afterschool care with making sure my mother-in-law, who lives in an assisted living facility, is well taken care of and has everything she needs. There’s no way I can return to the workforce.
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