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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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Tell NC Lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage NOW!

April 28, 2020
No matter where we come from or what our color, all of us should be able to access health care when we get sick. But some politicians in Raleigh have been blocking the expansion of Medicaid coverage to low-income, uninsured adults in North Carolina! If the NC General Assembly expanded Medicaid,...
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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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The Silly Place

April 24, 2020
The funniest line I ever heard came from the deadpan mouth of a mother standing over her dying daughter. I had just walked in to the girl’s hospital room to help her nurse that day when the mother remarked in my direction: “Oh, I see you have a woody and poo on your shirt too.” She was referring to...
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Uninsured and Unemployed? Medicaid and CHIP Could Help You and Your Family

April 22, 2020
Many Americans have lost their jobs and their health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic and find themselves in immediate need of affordable health coverage. Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide free or low-cost health coverage for children and pregnant women with...
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Via ParentsTogether: How To Get Help Delaying Bills Due To the Pandemic

April 22, 2020
More than 10 percent of Americans have been laid off since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. And even for those who have not lost their jobs altogether, families are feeling financial strain due to reduced work hours — whether because of the current pause on non-essential business, or because...
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Coronavirus Support Programs: All you Need to Know and How to Apply!

April 16, 2020
In the past month, the U.S. Congress has passed major pieces of legislation to help address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic that you — or those you know — may be qualified to receive. Included in these policies are massive expansions and updates to unemployment insurance, paid sick days and...
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Black & Brown people are dying of COVID-19 at alarming rates.

April 13, 2020
As the novel coronavirus changes our everyday lives in ways we could never have imagined, we are told over and over again how the virus does not discriminate. Day in and day out we are directed to take protective measures to ensure the safety of our loved ones and the safety of our fellow community...
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Congress must do more for disability community re: COVID-19

April 8, 2020
Congress has voted on a third bill to address the impact of COVID-19. The $2 trillion bill includes some small pieces for people with disabilities, but fails to recognize the full needs of our community. People with disabilities are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19; not only by the virus...
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