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Families & The Federal Budget

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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Review the Week: Can't Miss Posts

June 11, 2020
ICYMI: Here are a few of the rising, favorite and important posts from the MomsRising community for the week ending June 12, 2020. Jump in — like, share and leave a comment. Enjoy! 1. BLOG: Quick Signature: Justice for Breonna Taylor! Demand that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fire and charge with...
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SIGN OUR LETTER calling on the Senate to do more for the unemployed!

May 28, 2020
It would be great if President Trump could snap his figures and end the COVID-19 health and economic crisis on July 31st, but so far, his magical thinking doesn’t seem to be doing the trick. Arbitrary dates are exactly that: arbitrary. And some of the improvements Congress passed to Unemployment...
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#GoodNews This Week: In This Together, Justice For Ahmaud, Paid Leave

May 22, 2020
The MomsRising community amplified the voices and concerns of mothers, sharing stories of child care and paid leave, and justice for the mother, friends and family of Ahmaud Arbery. VOICES: MomsRising Member Kelly Newman Shares Her #PaidLeave Story in The New York Times Screen Shot 2020-05-22 at 2...
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Tell the Senate: Tax cuts for working families, not millionaires!

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020
Greetings. We hope your week has gone as well as possible, and you'll have some time to relax and recharge this weekend. We're sharing our latest list of top actions from the past week, featuring important items on taxes, healthcare, and SNAP. You can also sign up to mail postcards encouraging moms...
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