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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Oct 19, 2018

October 19, 2018
Happy Friday! We have a dual focus this week. With just over two weeks left until the election, we need all hands on deck to help get out the vote. See below for easy ways to get involved. At the same time, we need to keep the drumbeat going around critical issues like immigration. The Trump...
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Tell Congress to invest in childcare - not child prisons!

October 19, 2018
"I receive childcare assistance through my local DHS office. If I didn’t get this assistance I could not work (even though I live paycheck to paycheck) and would have to apply for Welfare. I’m more than grateful for every penny I receive for childcare. Without it I would have to pay $120 a week! My...
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QUICK SIGNATURE needed to protect immigrant families!

October 15, 2018
Your voice is urgently needed! The Trump administration has just announced a proposed regulation that if put into effect, would plunge an estimated 500,000 children into poverty. [1] Say NO to the Trump administration's new attack on immigrant families! Submit your comment to the Department of...
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Who Will We Welcome? Will We Welcome the Children?

October 12, 2018
When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the Lord your God. (Leviticus 19:33-34) Every third weekend of October many thousands of people...
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The Human Needs Report: FY19 begins, anti-immigrant rule proposed, reactions to a SCOTUS confirmation, and more

October 8, 2018
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on the FY19 Labor-H bill and other FY19 spending, a proposed anti-immigrant rule, a bill to fight the opioid crisis, tax cuts 2.0, reactions to the Supreme Court confirmation, and more.
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#RisersRadio: Your Voice Is Being Heard

October 1, 2018
On the #RadioShow this week, we cover the campaign to stop Kavanaugh; the latest in stopping human rights abuses in the name of immigration enforcement; the new book 'Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World'; and why voting is more important now than ever. *Special...
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End Cruelty to Immigrant Families and Children

September 28, 2018
“We can’t let people drive wedges between us … because there is only one human race.” –Dolores Huerta, Co-founder, United Farm Workers July 26 was the deadline set by a court for the Trump administration to reunite all children and parents who were cruelly separated from each other at the border by...
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Go to your local Wells Fargo or JPMorgan Chase bank today

September 26, 2018
Today is the day we SHOW UP! There are too many families depending on us. This is our chance to tell Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase to stop financing Geo Group and and CoreCivic, two of the largest for-profit prison and detention corporations, that are profiting off taking parents away from...
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PHOTOS: What happened when I delivered a letter to my local Wells Fargo & Chase branch

September 26, 2018
Below, we share just a few of the many, many emails we received from MomsRising/MamásconPoder supporters today who participated in our nationwide action to deliver letters and baby toys or blankets to local Wells Fargo and Chase bank branches. The letters express outrage that these banks are...
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Preguntas frecuentes sobre las reglas de “carga pública”

September 25, 2018
Esta hoja informativa contiene preguntas y respuestas sobre “carga pública”, no es asesoramiento legal. Para determinar lo que es más apropiado para tu situación personal, contacta a un abogado. En Septiembre 22, 2018 la administración Trump ha propuesto nuevas reglas que obligarían a las familias...
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