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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.
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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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Quick signature: Tell congress to increase funding for HCBS!

July 13, 2021
We need to improve our long-term care system to enable kids and people with disabilities, as well as older adults, to live safely at home and thrive in their communities. Tell Congress to make expansion of Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) a priority.
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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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ICYMI: Gender Justice, the Big IDEA, Lifting Children Out of Poverty, PLUS Action of the Week!

July 2, 2021
Gender justice. A new primer for parents on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). A MomsRising member in the news. Catch up on this can't-miss content from the MomsRising community this past week.
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All New: On #BreakingThrough - How To Build Change NOW

June 29, 2021
There is a brand new radio episode for Breaking Through this week, in which Kristin and guests cover the campaign for One Fair wage, getting rid of the tipped minimum wage, and moving to a $15 minimum wage for everyone.
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A Special Juneteenth #5Actions: Saturday, June 19, 2021

June 18, 2021
In honor of Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, we are inviting MomsRising members across the country to join us in recommitting to the fight for racial justice for families.
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Wear Orange 2021: We’ve Kept Our Distance, but Bullets Have Not

June 1, 2021
This June, we’ll wear orange and continue our fight against gun violence. But we must also fight the white supremacy that finds the devastation of gun violence an acceptable tradeoff for white men continuing to have unfettered access to firearms.
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