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Spread the word this Tax Day: Tax the rich!

May 13, 2021
Tax Day is this Monday (May 17th). I know… it really crept up on me too! This is the perfect opportunity for us to spread the word about our values, our concerns, and what our families really, truly need: a tax code that supports families, women, and communities of color, NOT the super wealthy and...
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Member Spotlight: Robyn Boyles on The Importance of Filing Taxes by May 17th!

May 13, 2021
Monday, May 17th is the last day to file your taxes for the 2020 tax year! We spoke with Colorado MomsRising member and mother to a five-month-old Robyn Boyles on her story and why filing her taxes this year was so important to receive critical benefits that help support her family. Robyn and her...
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Online Event: How to Get Cash from Child Tax Credit with America Ferrara and Alyssa Milano

VIDEO: America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano Show You How To Claim Your $3,600 Child Tax Credit

May 12, 2021
The biggest direct cash investment in families since the Great Depression is happening RIGHT NOW, but 59 percent of American women don't know about it! America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano and some very cute kids are looking to change that. The American Rescue Plan (ARP), which was just passed by...
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ICYMI: May The 4th, Mother's Day, Action of the Week and More!

May 10, 2021
What went on in the MomsRising community last week? Lots! Take a look at the new and notable for the week ending Saturday, May 8, 2021. ACTION OF THE WEEK: Tell Congress to Lower Drug Prices Americans should not pay three times more for medicines than people in other countries do. There are...
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SPECIAL DELIVERY PHOTOS: #CareCantWait Kites

April 26, 2021
“Care can't wait. Now is the time to lift those who care for us so our economy and society can soar!” That's the message MomsRising members in Arizona, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania delivered to their respective U.S. Senators during the April Congressional Recess. These Kite...
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What the heck is the American Rescue Plan?

How To Get the Benefits of the American Rescue Plan

April 8, 2021
MomsRising and the #CareCantWait Coalition came together with U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and experts on April 8, 2021 to get you information on how to get the new benefits available due to the recent passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Why? Polls are showing that the majority of people in our...
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What the heck is the American Rescue Plan?

All New #BreakingThrough: #CareCantWait: Celebrating the #AmericanRescuePlan

April 6, 2021
On the latest episode of Breaking Through radio podcast Kristin and guests cover why the care infrastructure is part of our nation’s basic infrastructure — and how #CareCantWait. They also dive into the power of YOUR (our members) story and discuss how you can support the AAPI community and work to...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021
We’ll get right to it! This week’s 5Actions include ways to learn more about new benefits available to YOU and your family (including the new direct payments related to children in the Child Tax Credit) due to the recent passage of the American Rescue Act (ARP) at a special online event with...
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Tax cuts for families, not mega-corporations! SIGN NOW!

March 29, 2021
We are moving full steam ahead to make sure our elected leaders pass universal childcare, paid leave for all, help for struggling families and working people, and create a fairer tax code for women, moms, families, and everyone impacted by structural racism. But all of that takes $$$. That’s why it...
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End gun violence

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021
This week has been tough. The Atlanta shooting that resulted in the death of eight people -- including six Asian American women -- again proves that Americans can no longer wait for action against gun violence and hate. We stand against Anti-Asian hate and for gun control. The time for action is...
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