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Caring for My Son Has Meant Missing Too Many Paychecks - We Are MomsRising

December 6, 2021
"Like the vast majority of workers in West Virginia and the United States, I don’t have access to paid family and medical leave. As a result, over and over again I’ve had to choose between my paycheck and caring for my loved ones when they needed me most." - Tracy Wood
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, December 3, 2021

December 3, 2021
It’s hard to believe that 2021 is almost coming to a close. But, we have more work to do before 2022!! It’s time to let the Senate know that they need to pass the Build Back Better Act without delay! And...
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Don’t let the clock run out for families - Senate must act now!

November 26, 2021
Say THANK YOU to your Representatives in the House for standing up for families by passing Build Back Better.
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Don’t Let the Senate Push Out Paid Family/Medical Leave!

November 24, 2021
There are just seven legislative days left on the Senate calendar before the end of the year. Act now and urge your U.S. Senators to act quickly to pass the BBB Act, including paid family/medical leave, before the end of the year.
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The one question I wasn't asked during 30 job interviews

November 22, 2021
"It's time for employers to see their employees as people who have whole lives outside of work." - MacKenzie from New Hampshire
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Help Us Get a Historic Child Care Win

November 18, 2021
What exactly would victory look like for childcare? The passage of the Build Back Together package means lower child care costs, guaranteed high-quality child care choices, raising the wages of early educators and...
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Estimado Congreso: ¿Necesitas más razones para construir una infraestructura de atención AHORA? Lee esto.

November 18, 2021
En nuestro Libro de Historias de la Economía del Cuidado 2021 , hemos capturado historias poderosas y conmovedoras de familias de todo el país que ilustran cómo nuestra Infraestructura de cuidado inadecuada perjudica a las familias, las empresas y nuestra economía. La construcción de una...
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It’s Time To Deliver: Build Back Better Now

November 17, 2021
Tuesday, MomsRising marched with Service Employees International Union (SEIU), care workers and advocates escalating their demand for Congress to pass Build Back Better this week. Here are some memorable moments from the event:
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"The fact is, we cannot wait any longer to strengthen America’s care infrastructure."

November 15, 2021
"As a nurse, my job is to care for people. I love what I do, and I work hard to care for my patients. Yet, when my own family needed me, I was forced to sacrifice our only income to support them." - Donna from Cleveland
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Building Power #CareCantWait!

October 25, 2021
On the radio show this week we cover Juvenile Justice Month and the importance of getting police OUT of schools and counselors IN schools. Special guests include: Essence-Jade Gatheright, Chicago Freedom Schoo; Donna Norton, MomsRising; Fatima Goss Graves, National Women’s Law Center; and Dawn Huckelbridge, Paid Leave for All.
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