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Living, Learning, and Earning: Women's Equal Pay Day

March 24, 2021
On average, a woman working full-time, year-round in the United States must work for 15 months to get paid as much as a man working full-time, year-round earns in 12. It will take her 50 years to get paid what he earns in just 40 – for Black women, it’s 66 . The persistent lifetime earnings gap...
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Closing the wage gap with paid leave, pay transparency, and one fair wage ($15/hr)

March 24, 2021
The alarm bells are ringing, loudly, but we have smart, strong, and incredibly popular policy solutions waiting to be passed.
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Thank leaders for passing the American Rescue Plan

March 17, 2021
MomsRising members made over 230,000 constituent contacts with members of Congress in support of this bill. Why? Because as we know the pandemic is having an outsized impact on women and moms, with women and moms of color experiencing compounded health and economic harms due to structural racism. And we know the American Rescue Plan will be a tremendous help and also a powerful step toward the transformational, permanent, and universal change we all need to lift our economy, our businesses, and our families.
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We need paid leave.

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021
It’s time to do a happy dance! Yesterday, in no small part because members like you raised your voices, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law! This important legislation directly supports families at a time when it's most needed. None of this would have been possible without all...
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Top 5Actions for Friday, Feb. 26: All about COVID relief

February 25, 2021
We are at a turning point in the fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus. This week marked a heartbreaking milestone with 506,000 deaths in the United States from COVID-19. [1] So many of our families are hurting in so many different ways. But change is coming and we have a reason to feel hopeful...
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Reflections on Black History Month: Jamaica Brickhouse

February 23, 2021
[February is Black History Month. For the month of February, RESULTS is sharing a series of spotlights of some of our staff and volunteers in the Black community. This post features Jamaica Brickhouse, a RESULTS advocate in Wilmington, Delaware.] I am not a stranger to adversity. I grew up as the...
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Your #5Actions For The Past Week

January 31, 2021
We need your help this week. All of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. We’ve lost friends and loved ones, fought the illness ourselves, have struggled with the changing employment landscape, dealt with new roles at home and in so many other ways.
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Review the Week: Onward, Parents & Caregivers!

January 29, 2021
ICYMI: Hey Congress...GET TO WORK! That's the message MomsRising members have been sending to their elected officials this past week, demanding immediate boosts for COVID-19 assistance and more long-term transformative policy changes to help ALL of us thrive. Check out these three actions and...
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Review the Week: Peach & Impeach [Jan. 8, 2021]

January 8, 2021
ICYMI: Happy New Year MomsRising members! Not suprisingly, it's been one heck of a first week, see-sawing between joy for Georgia, horror for the attack on the Capitol, and the long, grinding struggle of keeping our families safe and secure in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Take a look at what rose...
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Moving Forward Justice

December 22, 2020
As we close out the year we have some special guests on the radio show this week as we talk about how much emergency relief from Congress it will take to revive the U.S. economy. We also discuss the need to extend paid leave and sick days and uncover what's going with after school care and how to...
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