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Families & The Federal Budget

Delivering Human Services During the Pandemic: Interviewing Michelle Rhone-Collins, CEO LIFT

July 22, 2020
CBPP recently partnered with LIFT, a human service organization that works in underserved communities of color in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, D.C., to examine the pandemic’s impact on families with children with very low incomes and limited savings living in neighborhoods...
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Review the Week: 3 Can't Miss Posts [July 17, 2020]

July 16, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community is thinking, acting and planning ahead for a brighter future for ALL women and families. Check out the 3 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 17, 2020. FACEBOOK VIDEO: What does defunding the police REALLY mean? MomsRising's Elyssa...
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Send a letter to your local paper saying #Savethe600 for unemployed workers!

July 14, 2020
Out-of-work moms and dads are trying to figure out what the heck they are going to do if their $600 per week boost in unemployment benefits expires at the end of the month while we’re still in a pandemic. The clock is ticking and we need YOU to take action! ***Send a quick letter to your local...
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Review the Week: 5 Can't Miss Posts [July 3, 2020]

July 3, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was abuzz fighting for justice and demanding fast, effective solutions to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check out these 5 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 3, 2020. 1. INSTAGRAM: Today would have been Tamir Rice's 18th birthday Our...
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MomsRising COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities

July 2, 2020
All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than white Americans. Our elected leaders must develop and implement health equity interventions across all components of coronavirus response legislation, collect national health outcomes data by race, and ensure that all new policies urgently address these racial and ethnic disparities.
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Tell your Senators to Extend Unemployment Insurance!

July 1, 2020
We’re hearing from moms every single day who are struggling with unemployment and questioning how they are going to pay their bills and continue to put food on the table for their families. Moms like Beverly, who writes: “When I was laid off from my job due to COVID-19, as a single mother I was...
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Justice for Breonna Taylor

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020
This week we are continuing the urgent mobilization for Black lives. It has been over 100 days since Breonna Taylor was murdered by members of the Louisville Metro Police Department, and none of the officers responsible have been arrested or charged for her death. Scroll down to demand justice for...
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Review the Week: Can't Miss Posts [June 26, 2020]

June 26, 2020
ICYMI: Here are the posts you visited, loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending June 26, 2020. 1. BLOG: Breonna's killers are still at large: Take Action! Only one of the three police officers responsible for Breonna’s death has been fired by the Louisville Police Department and none...
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Review the Week: 5 Can't Miss Posts [June 19, 2020]

June 18, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community stepped up for equality in a big way this week. Check out some of the posts you loved, shared and might have missed for the week ending June 19, 2020. 1. INSTAGRAM: #IAmMamma We have been sharing and uplifting many of the voices in our #RisersandShakers community. "...
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My Remarks to Senate Finance on Helping Families Struggling with Unemployment

June 14, 2020
The pandemic and the economic crisis it has caused won’t magically disappear on July 31st. Working families like mine will continue to struggle for many months to come, and we need our lawmakers to step up and protect our economic security.
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