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Families & The Federal Budget

Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Building Power #CareCantWait!

October 25, 2021
On the radio show this week we cover Juvenile Justice Month and the importance of getting police OUT of schools and counselors IN schools. Special guests include: Essence-Jade Gatheright, Chicago Freedom Schoo; Donna Norton, MomsRising; Fatima Goss Graves, National Women’s Law Center; and Dawn Huckelbridge, Paid Leave for All.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, October 22, 2021

October 22, 2021
It’s go time! Congress is negotiating now to decide what will be in the care infrastructure package that they hope to pass within weeks. We need to keep the pressure on!
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PowerUp & Build Back Better with Care Rally

October 20, 2021
Rally time for the Build Back Better plan! Click for details, plus the live stream link!
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Transforma y Reconstruye Mejor

October 20, 2021
AHORA es el momento de unirnos en apoyo de Build Back Better con otros defensores, miembros del Congreso y líderes, personas que comparten nuestra visión. ¡TE NECESITAMOS! CUÁNDO : Jueves 21 de octubre de 2021 a las 12:30 pm ET - 2:30 pm ET DÓNDE: Union Square en el lado oeste de la ley del...
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Tell Congress to Save the Child Tax Credit!

October 4, 2021
The Child Tax Credit will disappear after a year unless Congress takes immediate action to make these improvements permanent. Sign our letter calling on Congress to make the improvements to the Child Tax Credit permanent for families, including low-income families!
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Did you see us at a football game? Learn why #CareCantWait

September 24, 2021
We should not have to choose between our paycheck and our family. This is urgent. Tell Congress to prioritize women and families and pass President Biden's Build Back Better plan.
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Dear Congress: Need More Reasons to Build a Care Infrastructure NOW? Read This.

September 17, 2021
In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, and how our inadequate Care Infrastructure hurts families, businesses and our economy.
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Parents and Representative Meet to Celebrate Caregiving in Chester County, PA

August 26, 2021
In spite of the frenzy of back-to-school and end-of-summer, over 30 parents and community members came together in Chester County earlier this month to celebrate caregiving, and remind our members of Congress that essential programs like paid family and medical leave, early learning, and home and...
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Strong Care Square onesie for Care Economy Storybook

Dear Congress: "The system is broken and it needs to be fixed." A Care Economy Storybook

August 19, 2021
It's not enough to go back to where we were. We need to build back better. In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, making the case that it doesn't have to be this way.
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