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Quick signature: Tell Congress that everyone deserves to have health care coverage!

October 19, 2021
There are still 12 states that have refused to expand Medicaid to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. The majority of the over 2 million people who are currently in this “coverage gap” in these states are people of color. Tell your members of Congress to pass a federal solution to close the Medicaid coverage gap!
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, October 1, 2021

October 1, 2021
There’s so much on the line right now. We need your action to help ensure health care is included as we Build Back Better, to help protect Haitian refugees at the border, to support the PUMP Act, and more!
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Quick signature to support health care in the Build Back Better plan!

September 22, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the inequities and shortcomings of our nation’s health care system, with communities of color, people with disabilities, people who are older, and people who are low income being hit disproportionately hard. Tell Congress to make health care more equitable, accessible, and affordable!
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Dear Congress: Need More Reasons to Build a Care Infrastructure NOW? Read This.

September 17, 2021
In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, and how our inadequate Care Infrastructure hurts families, businesses and our economy.
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Strong Care Square onesie for Care Economy Storybook

Dear Congress: "The system is broken and it needs to be fixed." A Care Economy Storybook

August 19, 2021
It's not enough to go back to where we were. We need to build back better. In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, making the case that it doesn't have to be this way.
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National Breastfeeding Month

Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month

August 1, 2021
Throughout National Breastfeeding Month, MomsRising will shine a spotlight on the barriers that many parents face in meeting doctors’ recommended breastfeeding guidelines and we will lift up our members stories - the struggles, the joys, and every moment in between. Please join us in celebrating the month with observances each week.
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Pregnant mothers in immigration detention need care

July 19, 2021
From January 2015 to July 2019, 58 pregnant women had miscarriages while in ICE custody.
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ICYMI: Gender Justice, the Big IDEA, Lifting Children Out of Poverty, PLUS Action of the Week!

July 2, 2021
Gender justice. A new primer for parents on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). A MomsRising member in the news. Catch up on this can't-miss content from the MomsRising community this past week.
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Instagram Live: Queer Justice is Reproductive Justice

June 29, 2021
On Wednesday, June 30th at 1:30pm CST, MomsRising will host a #MaternalJustice Instagram Live Chat about Queer rights as it relates to Reproductive Justice, moderated by Campaign Director, Diarra A. Diouf.
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