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18 Washington Moms Who are Changing Our World

September 15, 2020
To mother is to transform. Each and every day moms are shaping a more just future for us all through small and big acts alike -- whether it’s helping a tantruming toddler understand their feelings or advocating for their community with elected leaders, moms have superpowers that move us all forward...
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18 mamás de Washington que están cambiando nuestro mundo

September 15, 2020
Ser madre significa transformar. Todos los días las mamás crean un futuro más justo para todos nosotros a través de pequeñas y grandes acciones por igual –ya sea ayudando a un infante que está en medio de una pataleta a comprender sus sentimientos o abogando por su comunidad ante sus líderes...
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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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We Can't Open Schools Without Paid Leave. Pass it on.

August 12, 2020
It’s a back to school season like none we have ever experienced before. Instead of reviewing school supply lists, we’re dealing with a lot of uncertainty and scrambling to figure out what to do if (!?!?) or when (!?!?) our schools and child care centers reopen. This year the supplies that we need...
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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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Wrangling the COVID-19 Labor Divide

July 29, 2020
We are human animals first and foremost, and our innate health and stability comes from our natural instincts. As a life-long cowgirl, ranch owner, license psychotherapist, and mom, I turn to my herds for lessons about parenting, leading, and living and working together peacefully. Lessons from...
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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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