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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 9, 2019

February 9, 2019
Greetings and Happy Saturday! Please scroll down for our weekly list of top and most urgent actions, including petitions on providing back pay for government contractors affected by the shutdown, urging Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase to cut ties with private prisons fueling the immigration crisis...
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The Power of Public Comments

February 6, 2019
With Congress refusing to enact some of his harshest proposals against people with low incomes, President Trump has relentlessly pursued alternative methods to harm families struggling to make ends meet. For more than two years, the Trump Administration has tried to use regulations and waivers as a...
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Positive Proactive MOMentum!

February 5, 2019
On the #RisersRadioShow this week we cover the shutdown, the re-opening, and the power of older women; we also cover the introduction of the Paycheck Fairness Act and FAMILY Act in Congress (Yay!); and we close the show covering how to help prevent Muslim youth from being bullied in our communities...
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5 Formas de Responder a la Crisis de Separación de las Familias

February 5, 2019
En una impactante revelación, el Inspector General del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS, por sus siglas en inglés) dijo que “miles” de niños migrantes más de lo que se sabía anteriormente fueron separados por la administración Trump y que no saben cuántos niños fueron separados de sus...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019
Happy Friday! We hope that everyone affected by the extreme winter temperatures is safe and warm. And we look forward to learning all of the new games you've had to invent to keep the kids entertained, after so many days of cancelled school! Below please find our latest list of top actions for the...
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#RisersRadio: Democracy Is NOT A Spectator Sport

January 28, 2019
On the #RisersRadio show this week we cover the government shutdown, re-opening, and what’s happening next; we get the inside scoop from a structural engineer about the literal faults in Trump’s ridiculous wall; we hear the impact of using children’s access to healthy food as a political football;...
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Universal Background Checks Now

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: January 27, 2019

January 27, 2019
The Shutdown crisis has been averted, for now. A huge thank you to the thousands of MomsRising members who called their U.S. Senators, sent emails, wrote letters of protest, visited congressional offices, shared personal stories about how the shutdown was affecting their families, and in other ways...
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Dile NO al uso de nuestros impuestos para la separación y encarcelamiento de las familias

January 26, 2019
En una impactante revelación, el inspector general del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS) dijo que “miles” de niños migrantes más de lo que se sabía anteriormente fueron separados por la administración Trump y que ¡no sabían cuántos niños fueron separados de sus familias porque no...
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Here's Why A Border Wall Won't Work: An Engineer's Perspective

January 24, 2019
Howdy. I’m Amy Patrick. I’m a licensed structural and civil engineer. I hold a BS in civil engineering from Rice University in Houston, with an MS in structural engineering the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I have over a decade of experience on high-performance projects, and...
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The Human Needs Report: Shutdown Updates, Family Separation, Minimum Wage, and More

January 22, 2019
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on the ongoing government shutdown, immigrant families separated at the border, a $15 minimum wage bill, and more.
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