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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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What You Need To Know On the Public Charge Rule & Immigrant Families

September 24, 2018
Please see our UPDATED FAQ on public charge, published here: *** On September 22, 2018, the Trump Administration posted a proposed new rule changing the definition of who may be considered a “public charge” in the U.S...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018
Happy Friday! We're back with this week's list of top actions, and it is robust. As fall and school kick into high gear, so does our work! From telling Congress *no* to more tax breaks for big corporations, to demanding banks stop funding for-profit prison and detention corporations, we've got work...
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How to Use Media to Teach Your Kid Empathy

September 20, 2018
Many parents worry that cyberbullying, trolls, and rude behavior have taken over the internet. While it may seem that the online world has worn away our empathy, many studies show that kids and teens develop strong, supportive online bonds both with known friends and those they've met online. And...
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Deliver a letter to Wells Fargo & JPMorgan Chase to stop Financing family imprisonment!

September 19, 2018
Every child deserves to be tucked into a safe bed to sleep. But for-profit prison and detention corporations are profiting off taking parents away from children and putting families behind bars. It’s time for Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase to stop financing Geo Group and and CoreCivic, two of the...
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