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I Fasted To Support Workers. Here's What Happened

August 20, 2020
My name is Britney Andrews. I am a union shop steward with UNITE HERE, Local 23 in Charlotte, NC. Before the coronavirus forced me out-of-work, I had been a bartender at Philips Famous Seafood at CLT Airport in Charlotte, NC for 3 years.
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Tell The Senate: Do Your Jobs NOW!

August 13, 2020
Last week, we saw the deadline to extend key unemployment benefits expire and the week before that our families lost the protection of the federal eviction moratorium . Our families are hurting in this COVID economy, yet U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Republicans in the Senate...
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Pledge to Fast for Workers and the HEROES Act

August 11, 2020
Before the coronavirus forced me out-of-work, I had been a bartender at Philips Famous Seafood at CLT Airport in Charlotte, NC for 3 years. I loved my job and hope to return as soon as it becomes safe. But the hospitality industry may not recover for years — and my family needs to eat now. When my...
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Review the Week: 3 Can't Miss Posts [Aug. 7, 2020]

August 7, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community continued to raise our voices for justice and economic security for families hurt by the COVID-19 crisis this week. Check out these three important items that you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending Aug. 7, 2020. BLOG: Mitch better have my money...
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Mitch better have my money!!!

July 28, 2020
Once again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is low-balling American families, failing to recognize the scope and impact of this pandemic, and not giving workers or our economy what we really need. We need Congress to pass a strong, bold, comprehensive COVID-relief package immediately so...
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Review the Week: 4 Can't Miss Posts [July 24, 2020]

July 23, 2020
ICYMI: Honoring our leaders, protecting healthcare, improving financial strength and rising for workers -- all in a week's work for the MomsRising community! Check out these 4 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 24, 2020. 1. BLOG: JOIN our National Day of Action...
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JOIN our National Day of Action for Unemployment Insurance!

July 22, 2020
Today is a critical day for action for people who have lost their jobs because of COVID-19! It is only 10 days before the $600 per week expanded unemployment insurance benefits expire (and 72 hours until states start sending out letters to millions of unemployed workers telling them their benefits...
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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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