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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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Mitch McConnell wrong again

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 31, 2020

July 30, 2020
It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of July. While we are gearing up for the elections in less than 100 days, we have some critical actions for you to take this week -- primarily related to COVID-19 relief. We need your help to urge Congress to extend unemployment insurance, protect the CDC...
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Save childcare

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 24, 2020

July 23, 2020
Happy Friday. As summer starts to wind down, parents everywhere are struggling with questions around what the fall will look like. We know it’s tough. We also know that in order for parents to truly be able to “get back to work” we need the supports to do so, including childcare and early learning...
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Criando a una pequeña activista

July 14, 2020
Como hija de inmigrantes, vi la lucha de primera mano. Mis padres emigraron desde México hacia los Estados Unidos en 1966. Traian solo la ropa que llevaban puesta, un poco de dinero duramente ganado, sueños, y mucha determinación. Contra todo pronóstico, perseveraron y finalmente tuvieron éxito. Su...
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Raising a Little Activist

July 11, 2020
As the child of immigrants, I got to see the struggle firsthand. My parents immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico in 1966. They had only the clothes on their backs, a bit of hard-earned money, dreams, and a lot of determination. Against all odds they persevered and ultimately succeeded. Their plight...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020
Greetings. Summer is here. It’s hot. And the drumbeat of urgent actions in need of your support continues. This week’s list of top actions demanding justice for Vanessa Guillen, demanding immigrant children being held in ICE Family Detention Centers are released by the July 17 deadline, and urging...
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Take Action!

SIGN NOW: We cannot tear immigrant children from families during COVID-19

July 2, 2020
As the world responds to an unprecedented crisis unfolding from the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are staying home with their children, caring for them with the hopes that they will stay healthy and safe. Yet right now, the Trump administration is forcing immigrant families in detention centers...
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MomsRising for Immigrant Families

Why I Support Immigration

June 22, 2020
My grandfather came to this country with almost nothing. He left his wife and son behind in Eastern Europe as a result of religious persecution in the early 1900s. He worked as a carpenter for a number of years before being able to bring his family to the U.S. They were poor where they came from...
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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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THIS TUES: Add your voice to the next COVID-19 stimulus!

May 17, 2020
Tell your U.S. Senators: Pass the HEROES Act quickly! Right now is not the time for U.S. Senate to stall-- millions of Americans are faced with both financial and healthcare burdens and require immediate relief.
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