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Childcare & Early Education

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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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 25, 2021

June 24, 2021
We have 5 quick actions for you to take this week to help support child care, unemployment insurance, gun safety, and access to healthcare.
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A Special Juneteenth #5Actions: Saturday, June 19, 2021

June 18, 2021
In honor of Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, we are inviting MomsRising members across the country to join us in recommitting to the fight for racial justice for families.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 11, 2021

June 11, 2021
Summer is here, and we are excited today to launch our new summer postcards for change campaign as one of this week’s #5actions!
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At 56 Head Start Remains Most Effective Tool to Increase Equity

May 27, 2021
Expanding access to Head Start and Early Head Start within new federal investments in early care education will ensure that we advance equity.
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The Importance of Universal Paid Leave and Guaranteed Access to Child Care

May 27, 2021
I had the honor of speaking in front of the Ways and Means Worker and Family Support Ways and Means Subcommittee on behalf of MomsRising families to talk about why child care is so important to our communities. Below, you'll find my statement.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021
It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-May. We appreciate all you’ve done to take action, make your voice heard, and help bring relief to so many families. Here are 5Actions you can take to keep the MOMentum going.
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