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Resources for Pennsylvania Families During COVID-19

April 22, 2020
Communities across the globe are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has had disastrous impacts on families everywhere. In response, our PA MomsRising team has compiled a list of resources here to share with our members as they navigate this crisis. The resources below include...
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How the CARES Act and New Paid Leave Options Can Help Your Family

April 21, 2020
Families who’ve taken financial hits due to the coronavirus pandemic should check out how the recently-passed CARES Act might help, even if they’ve never received unemployment benefits before.
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What You Need to Know About the New Federal Emergency Paid Leave

April 17, 2020
Big News! For the first time ever, thanks to the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act, our nation will have a *limited*, nation-wide, paid sick days and paid family leave law in place during the COVID-19 crisis. The new law is a huge deal and we all helped make it happen. Thank you! But how...
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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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Coronavirus Support Programs: All you Need to Know and How to Apply!

April 16, 2020
In the past month, the U.S. Congress has passed major pieces of legislation to help address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic that you — or those you know — may be qualified to receive. Included in these policies are massive expansions and updates to unemployment insurance, paid sick days and...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 10, 2020

April 10, 2020
First: we are sending strength to you, your family, and your community. These are unprecedented times. But times like these also remind us why it's so important to stand up and speak out for the issues we care about, both during times of crisis and in the long-term. Below please find our latest...
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Missed #KeepMarching last night? Here's the Zoom recording

April 8, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is upending life as we know it, including how we work, spend money, maintain our relationships, think about the future, and so much more. At last night's #KeepMarching meeting, we considered the implications of COVID-19 for paid family leave, taxes, and the economy. We are...
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Ley de Respuesta al Coronavirus ‘Familias Primero’ Nuevas leyes sobre los permisos pagados federales y lo que significan para nuestras familias

April 7, 2020
El miércoles, 1 de abril, entraron en vigor nuevas leyes sobre los permisos pagados de emergencia. Esto incluye los permisos pagados de emergencia por enfermedad y los permisos familiares pagados de emergencia. Si tienes algún problema o si necesitas más información sobre tus derechos, llama a la...
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New COVID-19 Emergency Paid Leave is Now Available

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: New federal paid leave laws and what they mean for our families

April 6, 2020
New, emergency paid leave laws went into effect on Wednesday, April 1st. This includes emergency paid sick leave and emergency paid family leave. If you have a problem or want more information about your rights, our partners at A Better Balance have a free and confidential helpline at 1-833-NEED-...
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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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