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Mother's Day, Coronavirus Edition: A New Kind of "Self-Care"

May 8, 2020
As Mother’s Day approaches, this year feels different. In a time of coronavirus, we need more than flowers and a day off. We need more than traditional self-care. We need recognition, deep and lasting recognition, that the work we do as caregivers is invaluable. We need recognition from society as...
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2020 Census

This Dia de las Madres (Mother's Day) Help us Secure our Children’s Future Through A Full Census Count

May 7, 2020
As families practice “safer-at-home” measures, school their children in virtual classrooms, and abstain from most of their usual activities before this public health crisis, we have all been reminded of the importance of safety and the future. This means ensuring a full and accurate count of everyone in the 2020 Census. And while research has made it clear that we need more creative strategies to reach and encourage Latino families to include their young children in the census, it is incumbent on all of us to do our part in making sure everyone in our networks is counted.
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#GivingTuesdayNow: Support MomsRising’s fight for COVID-19 relief

May 5, 2020
Moms’ leadership and power has never been more critical, more needed, and more necessary as we enter another month of uncertainty as a nation. In fact, MomsRising has turned up the volume even more on the issues we fight for every day: paid family/medical leave, expanded unemployment insurance,...
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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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