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What's in Build Back Better (BBB) for Families? MomsRising Staff Explains

December 17, 2021
Every provision of the Build Back Better agenda is supported by at least two in three Americans. This is why it's important to spread the word far and wide about what is in this proposed legislation and what it would mean for families.
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Use Your Voice, Black Lives Matter

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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Sign on to the Women's Health Protection Act

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022
It’s the first #5Actions of 2022: Last year, despite being in the middle of a pandemic, we did some amazing things together. You took over 1,400,000 actions, made 60,000+ phone calls, submitted over 4,000 letters to the editor, and so much more. Now, in 2022, there’s more work to be done to build...
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Honor DEMOCRACY! Sign to support voting rights!

January 6, 2022
Whatever our background, color, or zip code, in America we value our freedom: the freedom to have a say in our elections, to have our voices heard, and to have our votes counted! Our nation is better and stronger when each and every person is engaged in the future of our country through voting. And right now is a critical time for our democracy.
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Take Action

Mad at Manchin? Turn your anger to action

December 20, 2021
Sen Manchin's announcement that he will not support the current version of the Build Back Better Act is a stinging, heartbreaking, disappointment to families in his state. Join us in urging him to come back to the negotiating table.
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Universal Child Care

Cómo Nixon hizo posible la crisis actual del cuidado infantil

December 10, 2021
Si no hubiera sido por el ex presidente republicano Richard Nixon, las familias como la nuestra probablemente no tendrían dificultades para pagar y encontrar cuidado infantil. Punto final. El 10 de diciembre es el 50 aniversario del veto de Nixon al Cuidado Infantil Universal, también conocido como...
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State Moms Force
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2022 WA State Mamagenda Kick Off!

December 10, 2021
2022 is just around the corner and that means Washington State's 2022 legislative session will be here before we know it. The 2022 session is a short, 60-day session which means we only have a few weeks to make a big impact.
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How Nixon Made Today’s Child Care Crisis Possible

December 8, 2021
If it hadn’t been for former Republican President Richard Nixon, families like ours likely wouldn’t be struggling to afford and find child care. Full stop. December 10th is the 50th anniversary of Nixon's veto on Universal Child Care, also known as the Comprehensive Child Development Act of 1971, that would have implemented a multibillion-dollar national child care system that passed both houses of Congress with bipartisan majorities.
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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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