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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Saturday, August 14, 2021

August 13, 2021
Key care infrastructure components have moved forward this week in the U.S. Senate (including childcare for all and universal paid/family leave) propelled by voices like yours! THANK YOU! Now, we need to move these same policies forward in the US House. This week we have #5Actions for you to take that keep building the momentum to help make that happen.
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Moms Got It Done This Year in the Washington Legislature

August 12, 2021
Last September, as wildfires ravaged the Pacific Northwest, my son George’s preschool was closed because it was unsafe to play outside. For what was already a very hard year for our kids—in the middle of an unprecedented global pandemic—I had to explain to my son that this time it wasn’t the virus...
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Help keep a pathway to citizenship in the reconciliation package!

August 12, 2021
During the early hours of August 11, the U.S. Senate passed the budget resolution and kept a pathway to citizenship in the reconciliation package. Now it's on to the U.S. House of Representatives. Urge your member of Congress to support this important measure.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, August 6, 2021

August 5, 2021
While August is usually a quiet time on the legislative front, the pandemic has made this year anything but usual. In fact, August is busier than ever on the legislative front! So we need your help making sure our leaders prioritize building a care infrastructure. Here are #5Actions that need your attention.
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There is no time to waste! Congress and the White House need to extend the #EvictionMoratorium Immediately.

August 2, 2021
Let’s make something clear here. Families are trying their best to weather this storm and shouldn’t have to pay the price of delayed relief funding and a pandemic that continues to impact our communities. Tell Congress and the White House to take immediate action to extend the federal eviction moratorium!
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Leave the games to the kids, we need child care NOW!

July 27, 2021
Our nation can choose to provide quality child care and ensure all our families are able to thrive. We need to create a child care system that meets the needs of children, families, communities, and child care providers. Please take action!
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Pregnant mothers in immigration detention need care

July 19, 2021
From January 2015 to July 2019, 58 pregnant women had miscarriages while in ICE custody.
Claudia Tristan's picture

SPECIAL: Top #5Actions of the Past Week about the Child Tax Credit, for Friday, July 16, 2021

July 14, 2021
We are dedicating this week’s #5actions to the Child Tax Credit. We are here to answer all your questions about the CTC and provide ways for you to help spread the word about this amazing program that will cut child poverty in half! In addition, we need YOU to speak out for the CTC.
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ICYMI: Fauci Responds, All Things Child Tax Credit, and Your Action of the Week!

July 9, 2021
Catch up on this can't-miss content from the MomsRising community this past week. Enjoy, and keep rising!
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Make the Child Tax Credit Improvements Permanent

Take Action to Make Improvements to the Child Tax Credit Permanent

July 8, 2021
All the great improvements that have been made to the Child Tax Credit will disappear after a year unless Congress takes immediate action to make these improvements permanent. We need you to speak out NOW!
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