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Thank leaders for passing the American Rescue Plan

March 17, 2021
MomsRising members made over 230,000 constituent contacts with members of Congress in support of this bill. Why? Because as we know the pandemic is having an outsized impact on women and moms, with women and moms of color experiencing compounded health and economic harms due to structural racism. And we know the American Rescue Plan will be a tremendous help and also a powerful step toward the transformational, permanent, and universal change we all need to lift our economy, our businesses, and our families.
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The Child Care No-Brainer

March 9, 2021
When I moved back to Boston from New York City, my kids were little and only my husband was employed. With a newborn and a 3-year-old in the house, there wasn’t time to think about anything but survival. Luckily, my mom lived nearby and would come over weekly to help. I could have time to work on...
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Celebrate International Women’s Day by Supporting Child Care

March 8, 2021
On International Women’s Day (March 8), and during Women’s History Month, we call attention to and celebrate the contributions of women throughout history and in our own lives. However, we must acknowledge the inequities and biases found in our society that women continue to face. We must also...
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Welcome March! All New Breaking Through: Be the Wind Beneath the Winds of Change

March 3, 2021
On the #BreakingThrough podcast this week Kristin and guests cover upcoming investments in building our nation’s infrastructure, including childcare, and how you can most effectively make your voice heard by leaders at the very top. Next up they discuss the importance of speaking out against the...
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February 2021 #KeepMarching meeting: What's WINNABLE in Congress?

February 18, 2021
At last night's February #KeepMarching meeting, we discussed winnable opportunities to create real and lasting change for our families, communities, and economy in 2021. We learnt about the two exciting bills that will be reintroduced in Congress to push universal child care, key policies like a $...
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February 2021 KeepMarching call

Top 5Actions for Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

February 12, 2021
This week we have a wide range of important actions for you to take as you start your weekend from urging Congress to support comprehensive legislation addressing the Black maternal health crisis, to signing up to hear about what’s WINNABLE in Congress as we #KeepMarching for change, to ending the...
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Review the Week: Caregivers, Kids and Black Girl Magic

February 5, 2021
ICYMI: Helping others find their voice...and their power...is one of the beautiful super powers of the MomsRising community. This past week, members like you stood up for students, celebrating Black Women and lifted up the care providers who are holding our communities together. Here are the voices...
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Share Your Stories and Let’s Save NY Childcare!

January 28, 2021
This morning, I took my three year old daughter to a new daycare center for the first time since the pandemic started. After months of delaying the grueling process, and, if I’m being honest, not ready to pick a new daycare for my daughter (I spent months being very upset that my amazing daycare...
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Calling California Families: RSVP to help shape the future of child care!

January 13, 2021
This year comes with new resolutions, but one of my goals has not changed: Continue using my Mom Voice to make our child care needs to be heard and prioritized. I am a mother of two and a full-time educator working remotely due to the COVID-19. Like many of you, I am continuously trying to figure...
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Review the Week: Peach & Impeach [Jan. 8, 2021]

January 8, 2021
ICYMI: Happy New Year MomsRising members! Not suprisingly, it's been one heck of a first week, see-sawing between joy for Georgia, horror for the attack on the Capitol, and the long, grinding struggle of keeping our families safe and secure in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Take a look at what rose...
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