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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022
We’ve gathered your stories, of why Care Can’t Wait (Thank you!), And in a few days… it’s gonna be May. As April wraps up, we’re not slowing down. In anticipation of Mother’s Day, we are pushing Congress to pass robust family-centered legislation. We must ensure the wellbeing of pregnant workers,...
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Ad Campaign: Child Care is Part of America’s Infrastructure

April 28, 2022
By: Alejandra Londono Gomez and Christian Collins Last November, Congress passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act . While the funding is dedicated to much-needed physical infrastructure projects, Congress has failed to support the child care needs of men and women who are...
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¡Únete a MAMIbuster!

April 25, 2022
Se acerca el Día de la Madre, y después de más de dos años de estrés pandémico, vamos a celebrar nuestro día a lo GRANDE con un MAMIbuster! ¿Qué es MAMIbuster? ---> Durante ocho horas en el fin de semana del Día de la Madre, cientos de mamás, papás, padres, líderes y cuidadores de todo el país...
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Tax Billionaires

April 18, 2022
We are moving full steam ahead on making sure our elected leaders pass high-quality, affordable childcare and pre-K, maternal health programs, nutrition supports, home- and community-based services, and paid leave for all. But all of that takes $$$. That’s why it’s a perfect time to make sure the wealthy and mega-corporations are paying their fair share!
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Tax Day action needed on the Child Tax Credit!

April 13, 2022
Did you know Tax Day is next Monday (April 18th)? I know….it really creeped up on me this year as well! This is the perfect opportunity for us to spread the word about our values, our concerns, and what our families really, truly need: Congress to take action to make sure billionaires pay their fair share in taxes AND extend the monthly Child Tax Credit checks.
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SIGN OUR LETTER to include our families in the next economic package!

March 25, 2022
We’ve got one we can mark down in the WIN column! On Tuesday, President Biden signed a major spending bill into law that creates increases in dedicated funding for food and nutrition, housing, early learning, and other essential federal programs. [1] For the first time in many years, the federal...
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MomsRising member Rosa Walker and her family

MomsRising Member Testifies Before Congress: "We simply can’t anymore: We are at the end of our ropes."

March 25, 2022
MomsRising member Rosa Walker testified before a House Budget Committee, Hearing on Ensuring Women Can Thrive in a Post-Pandemic Economy, about the investments Congress must make in order to help families like hers recover from the pandemic. When you support MomsRising, you help lift the voices of moms and families, like Rosa Walker!
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CNN OPINION: This Equal Pay Day, let's smash the maternal wall

March 15, 2022
"If families really mattered to Republican leaders, then they wouldn't be focused on banning important books, restricting access to reproductive healthcare and attacking LGBTQ+ kids." - Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner In this powerful CNN Opinion , MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner...
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The Second CTC Payment WV Families Have Been Denied - Tell Congress to Pass BBB!

March 4, 2022
Last week I joined other West Virginia moms in D.C. demanding our W.V. senators do right by our families by reinstating the monthly Child Tax Credit payments and other policies to support families like yours and mine by passing the Build Back Better Act. And like I said on the Capitol Steps, this...
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The Second CTC Payment This Year Missed - Tell Congress to Pass BBB!

March 3, 2022
Since last summer, families across the country have been breathing a sigh of relief each month when the Child Tax Credit (CTC) payment arrives, giving families up to $300/child each month. [1] However, February 15th marked the SECOND month that families were unable to receive their monthly CTC...
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