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Parents and Representative Meet to Celebrate Caregiving in Chester County, PA

August 26, 2021
In spite of the frenzy of back-to-school and end-of-summer, over 30 parents and community members came together in Chester County earlier this month to celebrate caregiving, and remind our members of Congress that essential programs like paid family and medical leave, early learning, and home and...
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Dear Congress: "The system is broken and it needs to be fixed." A Care Economy Storybook

August 19, 2021
It's not enough to go back to where we were. We need to build back better. In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, making the case that it doesn't have to be this way.
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POSTCARD VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act!

August 13, 2021
It’s not every day that we have the opportunity to make history for pregnant workers’ rights, but today we absolutely do! We're looking for volunteers in Pennsylvania, North Caroline, Iowa, Nebraska, Florida, and Ohio to write 10 pre-stamped postcards to their U.S. Senators, along with Senate Majority Leader Schumer. Can you help?
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Saturday, August 14, 2021

August 13, 2021
Key care infrastructure components have moved forward this week in the U.S. Senate (including childcare for all and universal paid/family leave) propelled by voices like yours! THANK YOU! Now, we need to move these same policies forward in the US House. This week we have #5Actions for you to take that keep building the momentum to help make that happen.
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Moms Got It Done This Year in the Washington Legislature

August 12, 2021
Last September, as wildfires ravaged the Pacific Northwest, my son George’s preschool was closed because it was unsafe to play outside. For what was already a very hard year for our kids—in the middle of an unprecedented global pandemic—I had to explain to my son that this time it wasn’t the virus...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, August 6, 2021

August 5, 2021
While August is usually a quiet time on the legislative front, the pandemic has made this year anything but usual. In fact, August is busier than ever on the legislative front! So we need your help making sure our leaders prioritize building a care infrastructure. Here are #5Actions that need your attention.
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A living wage RAISE for 30% of working moms!

August 3, 2021
We have a wage shortage on our hands, across the nation. Maybe you know this firsthand when you crunch numbers in your head to budget for food and rent, or maybe you’ve noticed that many businesses are having a difficult time finding, hiring and maintaining staff that can afford to make the minimum wage.
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TAKE ACTION to make the new Child Tax Credit permanent!

July 30, 2021
Send a Letter to the Editor to your local paper calling on Congress to make the expansion of the Child Tax Credit permanent. Don’t worry--we make it super easy for you. Use our easy Letter to the Editor tool!
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Washington State is Spreading the Word on the Child Tax Credit

July 19, 2021
Are you aware of the Child Tax Credit that launched on July 15th? Here in Washington State, we’ve spent a large portion of the summer partnering with our lawmakers and coalition partners to spread the word about this historic benefit and share the Child Tax Credit’s impact - as well as the need to...
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¿Ya recibiste tu crédito tributario por hijos?

July 16, 2021
¡A partir de hoy, podría recibir hasta $300 al mes por niño debido al Crédito Tributario por Hijos! Si bien esto ayudará a muchas familias, (y podría ayudar a sacar hasta el 50% de las familias de la pobreza este año), todas las grandes mejoras que se han hecho al Crédito Tributario por Hijos...
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