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Families need accessible broadband in the pandemic

May 19, 2021
This month, people everywhere were collectively asking the same question: what should we get for mom? Take it from this mom—a card and flowers are always nice, but, this Mother’s Day, broadband access is what millions of moms really need. Here’s why.
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ICYMI: The Best of MomsRising Last Week

May 17, 2021
Catch up on all the good stuff that happened in the MomsRising community last week. [05/15/2021]
Kerri Karvetski's picture

Trans rights are human rights.

May 14, 2021
It’s only April, yet already in 2021 more than thirty states have introduced anti-trans laws that endanger the lives of trans youth. We must ensure trans and LGBTQ youth have access to healthcare in every state.
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Support the EACH Act and Reproductive Justice for All

May 14, 2021
No matter how we feel about abortion, politicians shouldn’t be allowed to deny someone health coverage for it just because they are struggling financially. The EACH Act will guarantee coverage for abortion without restrictions based on how much money we have, how we are insured, or where we live.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021
Everything is strange this year, including tax day, which has been moved to May 17th due to the pandemic. But don’t worry, we have some actions to get you excited about taxes!
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Online Event: How to Get Cash from Child Tax Credit with America Ferrara and Alyssa Milano

VIDEO: America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano Show You How To Claim Your $3,600 Child Tax Credit

May 12, 2021
The biggest direct cash investment in families since the Great Depression is happening RIGHT NOW, but 59 percent of American women don't know about it! America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano and some very cute kids are looking to change that.
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ICYMI: May The 4th, Mother's Day, Action of the Week and More!

May 10, 2021
What went on in the MomsRising community last week? Lots! Take a look at the new and notable for the week ending Saturday, May 8, 2021. ACTION OF THE WEEK: Tell Congress to Lower Drug Prices Americans should not pay three times more for medicines than people in other countries do. There are...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 7, 2021

May 6, 2021
This Mother’s Day weekend, we are inviting YOU to join us in taking ACTION to get Congress moving toward real change in honor of all the moms and caregivers who have moved mountains over the past 14 months of the pandemic (and way before that too). It’s time for our nation to finally build a care...
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Rates of Breast Cancer in Women Veterans Provoke Questions

May 5, 2021
My name is Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, and I am a public health professional whose research focuses on the well-being of military-connected women. Long before I became an academic, I was a Marine Corps Military Police Officer. I served from 2002-2012 in garrison commands, overseas in Iraq, and...
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In a Time of Uncertainty, Let Us Commit to Keeping Our Kids Safe this Mother’s Day

May 5, 2021
Being a single mother is tough. Doing the same job during a global pandemic has been nothing short of a seemingly impossible task that managed to get completed with each passing day. In March of 2020, as I was packing my luggage to make one of my many usual trips to Washington, D.C. for my work as...
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