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May is AAPI Heritage Month: Asian Americans Are Part of the American Fabric

April 29, 2021
Today is the first day of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate and shine a spotlight on Asian Americans as part of the American fabric. This year, such recognition is particularly important because of the current violence against our community. The size of the...
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It's Time to #BanMenthol

April 27, 2021
As April comes to a close, a key public health deadline is approaching – the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has until April 29, 2021 to decide whether it will move forward in removing menthol cigarettes from the market. The vast majority of Black American smokers – 85% - use menthol cigarettes,...
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SPECIAL DELIVERY PHOTOS: #CareCantWait Kites

April 26, 2021
“Care can't wait. Now is the time to lift those who care for us so our economy and society can soar!” That's the message MomsRising members in Arizona, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania delivered to their respective U.S. Senators during the April Congressional Recess. These Kite...
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Immigrants will help us recover! SIGN to support a pathway to citizenship!

April 19, 2021
Immigrants are a vital part of our essential workforce, the care infrastructure, our communities, and our families. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this has become even more apparent as immigrants played and continue to play an integral role in our care infrastructure as caregivers and other...
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What the heck is the American Rescue Plan?

How To Get the Benefits of the American Rescue Plan

April 8, 2021
MomsRising and the #CareCantWait Coalition came together with U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and experts on April 8, 2021 to get you information on how to get the new benefits available due to the recent passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Why? Polls are showing that the majority of people in our...
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What the heck is the American Rescue Plan?

All New #BreakingThrough: #CareCantWait: Celebrating the #AmericanRescuePlan

April 6, 2021
On the latest episode of Breaking Through radio podcast Kristin and guests cover why the care infrastructure is part of our nation’s basic infrastructure — and how #CareCantWait. They also dive into the power of YOUR (our members) story and discuss how you can support the AAPI community and work to...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021
We’ll get right to it! This week’s 5Actions include ways to learn more about new benefits available to YOU and your family (including the new direct payments related to children in the Child Tax Credit) due to the recent passage of the American Rescue Act (ARP) at a special online event with...
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All New Radio Show: Stopping Hate & Advancing Equality

March 25, 2021
On the radio show this week Kristin and company cover what’s in the American Rescue Plan for YOU and how you can access those benefits. They discuss the Equality Act that’s moving forward in Congress and what you can do to help make this critically important bill pass. They also touch on how you...
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President Biden and Vice President Harris

Thank leaders for passing the American Rescue Plan

March 17, 2021
MomsRising members made over 230,000 constituent contacts with members of Congress in support of this bill. Why? Because as we know the pandemic is having an outsized impact on women and moms, with women and moms of color experiencing compounded health and economic harms due to structural racism. And we know the American Rescue Plan will be a tremendous help and also a powerful step toward the transformational, permanent, and universal change we all need to lift our economy, our businesses, and our families.
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Welcome March! All New Breaking Through: Be the Wind Beneath the Winds of Change

March 3, 2021
On the #BreakingThrough podcast this week Kristin and guests cover upcoming investments in building our nation’s infrastructure, including childcare, and how you can most effectively make your voice heard by leaders at the very top. Next up they discuss the importance of speaking out against the...
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