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Tell the Senate: Tax cuts for working families, not millionaires!

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020
Greetings. We hope your week has gone as well as possible, and you'll have some time to relax and recharge this weekend. We're sharing our latest list of top actions from the past week, featuring important items on taxes, healthcare, and SNAP. You can also sign up to mail postcards encouraging moms...
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Tax cuts for millionaires won’t cure COVID-19!

May 18, 2020
With unemployment numbers reaching levels we haven’t seen since the Great Depression and lines for food banks wrapping around the block, it doesn’t seem like it’s too much to ask that funding for COVID-19 relief be targeted at those most in need, not the super wealthy. But the GOP always has a way...
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Sign On to Tell Congress: Boost SNAP!

May 17, 2020
At MomsRising we are hearing from families every day wondering how they are going to put food on the table: “I am a mother of two and I am expecting my third. My oldest child is nine and she receives free breakfast and lunch at school. Our family lives from paycheck to paycheck and therefore...
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THIS TUES: Add your voice to the next COVID-19 stimulus!

May 17, 2020
Tell your U.S. Senators: Pass the HEROES Act quickly! Right now is not the time for U.S. Senate to stall-- millions of Americans are faced with both financial and healthcare burdens and require immediate relief.
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#GoodNews This Week: Mother's Day, Voter Postcards and Dr. Vivek Murthy!

May 13, 2020
Mother's Day week was action-packed with activities that celebrate, defend and empower mothers, from postcards and e-cards to posts and actions that #DemandMore for ALL mothers during the COVID-19 health crisis, and beyond. Screen Shot 2020-05-14 at 3.24.02 PM.png Screen Shot 2020-05-14 at 3.27.05...
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#GoodNews This Week: Recursos de COVID-19, Child Care Action, Mother's Day Dedications

May 9, 2020
As Mother's Day approaches, the MomsRising community is leading the charge for COVID-19 relief for America's struggling families. VOICES: You Can't Reopen The Economy Without Child Care, Huffington Post MomsRising member Cleta Kramer is ready to go back to work; her factory is open. But the lack of...
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2020 Census

Este Día de las Madres Podemos Asegurar el Futuro de Nuestros Niños a Través de un Conteo Completo del Censo

May 8, 2020
Cada mamá recuerda el día que sostuvo a su(s) pequeño/a(s) por primera vez, un momento lleno de alegría y cierta ansiedad por lo que el futuro pueda traer. Me convertí en madre (y en padre) de una hermosa niña, Rosita, en septiembre de 2009. Al igual que muchas otras mamás, antes de darme cuenta,...
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Mother's Day, Coronavirus Edition: A New Kind of "Self-Care"

May 8, 2020
As Mother’s Day approaches, this year feels different. In a time of coronavirus, we need more than flowers and a day off. We need more than traditional self-care. We need recognition, deep and lasting recognition, that the work we do as caregivers is invaluable. We need recognition from society as...
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2020 Census

This Dia de las Madres (Mother's Day) Help us Secure our Children’s Future Through A Full Census Count

May 7, 2020
As families practice “safer-at-home” measures, school their children in virtual classrooms, and abstain from most of their usual activities before this public health crisis, we have all been reminded of the importance of safety and the future. This means ensuring a full and accurate count of everyone in the 2020 Census. And while research has made it clear that we need more creative strategies to reach and encourage Latino families to include their young children in the census, it is incumbent on all of us to do our part in making sure everyone in our networks is counted.
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