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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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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020
It's another Friday. The weather is warming and we are DOING IT, friends. This is a hard time. Thank you for all you're doing for yourself, your family, your community and this nation. We see you, and we're honored to work alongside you. This week's list of top #5Actions includes some urgent calls...
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QUICK ACTION for Ahmaud Arbery

May 15, 2020
This was a tough Mother’s Day. Not just because of the pandemic. We were also all thinking of Ahmaud Arbery’s mother Wanda, who was grieving the loss of her son at the hands of two men who literally hunted down and killed him while he was jogging. Just last week — ELEVEN WEEKS LATER — Gregory and...
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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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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020
Happy Friday. We hope you've had a good week, and are looking forward to some down time this weekend. We know how busy these times are, whether you're able to stay at home, or one of our brave workers on the front lines. Our weekly list of Top 5 Actions is a handy round-up of the biggest campaigns...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020
Well, it's the end of another busy week. How have you been? Please take a moment to catch up on our top actions below. This week we're sharing a bonus sixth one too! Scroll down to speak out in defense of our democracy, gun safety, and paid leave. RSVP for our national webinar on COVID-19-related...
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#5Actions You Can Take Right Now: Paid Leave, Protecting Incarcerated Loved Ones, and More

April 3, 2020
Last week, the CARES Act was passed by Congress and signed into law. You can read our statement here . While there is still more work to be done, the CARES Act provides urgently-needed support to moms and working families, small businesses and the health care system. This week's actions are things...
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Take Action: Cuomo is using COVID-19 to roll back Cash Bail Reforms!

April 1, 2020
Too many families are forced to experience the inhumane realities of what it is to be incarcerated inside of a New York jail, especially one like Rikers Island, for no other reason than their inability to pay cash bail. The same was true for 16-year-old Kalief Browder who was tortured for over...
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#SocialDistancing is impossible for people who are incarcerated

April 1, 2020
Our voices are making a difference, but we must keep the pressure on. Dozens of incarcerated people have already tested positive for COVID-19 across the nation. [1] Let's be clear: Prisons are unable to implement the CDC guidelines needed to flatten the cure and save lives. [2] We must have a plan...
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