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How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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Childcare is a Public Good

November 23, 2021
“The free market works well in many different sectors, but childcare is not one of them. It does not work for the caregivers. It does not work for the parents. It does not work for the kids. And because it does not work for them, it does not work for the country."
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Tax Returns

Tired Argument on Child Tax Credit Is Simply Wrong

November 15, 2021
There are many things that would hurt children, and giving parents more money to care for them is not one of those things.
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FDA Action on Flavored E-Cigarettes - More Action Needed!

October 7, 2021
There is overwhelming evidence that flavored e-cigarettes – including menthol products – appeal to kids and have fueled the youth e-cigarette epidemic.
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#5Actions for National Juvenile Justice Month

October 7, 2021
Every year the “school-to-prison pipeline,” a disturbing national trend where children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems, continues to deny too many kids the opportunity to grow, learn, make mistakes, and still reach their full potential. We can change this and dismantle the school to prison pipeline for good.
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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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Lawmakers Must Fix Our Child Care System, Which Is Failing Families Like Mine

September 23, 2021
MomsRising super dad Nicholas Knight shared his family's child care story at the U.S. Treasury - giving voice to what so many families across our nation have experienced. Read his remarks and tell us your experiences with child care as we fight to ensure child care and pre-k for all becomes a reality.
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Take #5actions This Week for Child Care!

September 20, 2021
We have some super EXCITING news. Child Care and Pre-K have passed the U.S. House of Representatives - which is HUGE! But this movement in the House is just the first step. It’s critical that the U.S. Senate and all of Congress continue to advance child care and early learning. Here are some actions you can take right now.
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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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