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Cómo aplicar para asistencia para el COVID-19

May 4, 2020
Nota del editor: Esta información se considera correcta hasta hoy 4/28/2020. Estas políticas siguen evolucionando a nivel federal y estatal y pueden cambiar, por favor visita regularmente el blog de MomsRising para encontrar la información más reciente. MomsRising participó, junto con expertos del...
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#GoodNews This Week: Butterflies, Demanding More for Moms, Child Care Bailout and more!

May 2, 2020
Like most of the nation, this week the MomsRising community was focused on responding to the COVID-19 health crisis. VOICES: Free Migrant Children and Families From Detention Diana Limogi Butterflies Instagram Post.png MomsRising's Diana Limongi made these beautiful butterflies in support of our #...
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News You Can Use: How To Apply for COVID19 Assistance

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. MomsRising was joined by experts...
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MomsRising’s COVID-19 Priorities: April 2020

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. All policies addressing this...
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How the CARES Act and New Paid Leave Options Can Help Your Family

April 21, 2020
Families who’ve taken financial hits due to the coronavirus pandemic should check out how the recently-passed CARES Act might help, even if they’ve never received unemployment benefits before.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020
Well, it's the end of another busy week. How have you been? Please take a moment to catch up on our top actions below. This week we're sharing a bonus sixth one too! Scroll down to speak out in defense of our democracy, gun safety, and paid leave. RSVP for our national webinar on COVID-19-related...
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Coronavirus Support Programs: All you Need to Know and How to Apply!

April 16, 2020
In the past month, the U.S. Congress has passed major pieces of legislation to help address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic that you — or those you know — may be qualified to receive. Included in these policies are massive expansions and updates to unemployment insurance, paid sick days and...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 10, 2020

April 10, 2020
First: we are sending strength to you, your family, and your community. These are unprecedented times. But times like these also remind us why it's so important to stand up and speak out for the issues we care about, both during times of crisis and in the long-term. Below please find our latest...
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Missed #KeepMarching last night? Here's the Zoom recording

April 8, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is upending life as we know it, including how we work, spend money, maintain our relationships, think about the future, and so much more. At last night's #KeepMarching meeting, we considered the implications of COVID-19 for paid family leave, taxes, and the economy. We are...
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Answers on Unemployment Insurance with SAG-AFTRA Pres. Gabrielle Carteris & NELP

April 6, 2020
Got questions on unemployment insurance? Check out this podcast I just recorded with Gabrielle Carteris, the President of SAG-AFTRA (the screen actors’ union), about the Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits are available under the recently-passed CARES Act. We go through the basics of UI and then concentrate particularly on those industries where it’s common for people to have a lot of different jobs, including people who have both W2 and 1099 jobs with fair frequency.

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