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RSVP to Support Grandmothers Fighting for Build Back Better!

December 8, 2021
Grandmothers have been stepping up in a big way to fill in gaps in care for grandkids and other members of the family during the pandemic. They know first hand how the policies in the Build Back Better Act will help their families, businesses, and the economy. That’s why, this Thursday, December 9, at 12 noon, grandmothers will be heading to the U.S. Capitol to take the lead in urging Congress to vote YES on the Build Back Better Act.
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Tell your Senator why you support immigration protections in Build Back Better!

December 6, 2021
Senators and their staff monitor what their constituents care about by tracking letters to the editor in local newspapers. Your letter can be an important indicator of what your community thinks about immigrants and the need for protections. It’s easy!
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There’s No Time to Wait

December 3, 2021
We need paid family/medical leave in the Build Back Better Act. There are only 6 days left in the Congressional calendar before the Senate leaves town for the year. They must get this done now.
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Don’t let the clock run out for families - Senate must act now!

November 26, 2021
Say THANK YOU to your Representatives in the House for standing up for families by passing Build Back Better.
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Childcare is a Public Good

November 23, 2021
“The free market works well in many different sectors, but childcare is not one of them. It does not work for the caregivers. It does not work for the parents. It does not work for the kids. And because it does not work for them, it does not work for the country."
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The one question I wasn't asked during 30 job interviews

November 22, 2021
"It's time for employers to see their employees as people who have whole lives outside of work." - MacKenzie from New Hampshire
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Estimado Congreso: ¿Necesitas más razones para construir una infraestructura de atención AHORA? Lee esto.

November 18, 2021
En nuestro Libro de Historias de la Economía del Cuidado 2021 , hemos capturado historias poderosas y conmovedoras de familias de todo el país que ilustran cómo nuestra Infraestructura de cuidado inadecuada perjudica a las familias, las empresas y nuestra economía. La construcción de una...
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It’s Time To Deliver: Build Back Better Now

November 17, 2021
Tuesday, MomsRising marched with Service Employees International Union (SEIU), care workers and advocates escalating their demand for Congress to pass Build Back Better this week. Here are some memorable moments from the event:
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Tired Argument on Child Tax Credit Is Simply Wrong

November 15, 2021
There are many things that would hurt children, and giving parents more money to care for them is not one of those things.
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Building Back Better NOW!

November 10, 2021
With special guests Ai-jen Poo, Elizabeth Keenan, Monifa Bandele and Laura Guerra-Cardus.
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