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***Important*** Tell your Senator to vote YES on the COVID-19 package!

March 14, 2020
Listen, I’m going to get real with you. I know that you might be more than a little anxious right now and unsure of what is going on with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreading. I am too. The good news is that late last night Speaker Nancy Pelsoi and leaders in the U.S. House of...
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El programa PFML de Washington está atravesando significativos retrasos

March 12, 2020
El Programa de Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados (PFML) de Washington, administrado por el Departamento para la Seguridad en el Empleo (ESD) del estado de Washington, fue lanzado el 2 de enero de 2020. Este es el primer programa de este tipo en ser desarrollado a partir de cero y la demanda por...
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Sign the Coronavirus Prevention Petition: Congress must pass PAID SICK DAYS!

March 10, 2020
It’s this simple: paid sick days will help limit the spread of the coronavirus but over 32 million workers in our country – many of them in the food service industry – don’t have access to any!
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Washington’s PFML program is experiencing significant delays 

March 10, 2020
Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) Program, which is run by the Employment Security Department (ESD) of Washington State, launched on January 2, 2020. This is the first program of its kind to be built from scratch and, demand for the program has been much higher than anyone expected...
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Take #5Actions! Coronavirus, Child care and more

February 28, 2020
As we wrap up February this weekend with Leap Day and head into spring, we can't help but notice all of the conversations regarding the coronavirus. More importantly, we are all concerned with the costs that will place burden on American families of both getting tested and in whatever vaccines Big...
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"Don't Gaslight Me"

Get your “Don’t Gaslight Me” button!

February 17, 2020
We’ve all heard the story about six-year-old George Washington chopping down his father’s cherry tree, and not being able to lie about it. And, of course, Abraham Lincoln was known as “ Honest Abe .” This Presidents’ Day, as we remember previous Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, we...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020
Happy Valentine's Day!! Happy Galentine's Day (Feb 13)! And Happy Friday. There are so many reasons to celebrate those we love, cherish and respect ... like YOU! Thank you for all yoåu do today - and every day - to demand communities and an economy that work for us all. On that note, please scroll...
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¡Inscríbete AHORA para participar en nuestro Día de Promoción en Olympia!

January 23, 2020
¡Estaremos reuniendo a una FUERZA de mamás en el capitolio del estado en Olympia el lunes, 27 de enero, y queremos que estés presente! Este día de promoción gratis y apto para toda la familia estará lleno del poder de las mamás y nos ayudará crear “MOM-entum” para la legión legislativa 2020! ¿...
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Join the January #KeepMarching Online Meeting!

January 23, 2020
2020 is going to be huge. Here are MomsRising, we are refreshed and ready to GO, FIGHT, and WIN BIG on the most critical issues today impacting our families and communities. And we know you're ready, too! To help get everyone's heads in the right space for the work ahead, we have organized an...
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Paid leave is a racial justice issue

January 13, 2020
Since 2013, Families of Color Seattle has worked to build a loving community for Black, Brown, and Indigenous families in Seattle. Our work has connected 3,000+ families through parent affinity groups, workshops, community events, and more. As an organization dedicated to supporting families of...
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