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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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#GoodNews This Week: COVID-19 Resources, Paid Leave, Immigration Action, Black Motherhood

April 25, 2020
This week at MomsRising, we celebrate steps forward for paid leave, share important COVID-19 support for families, take action for migrant children, and discuss helping black mothers thrive. VICTORY: What You Need to Know About the New Federal Emergency Paid Leave Big News! For the first time ever...
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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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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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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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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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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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