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#5Actions for National Juvenile Justice Month

October 7, 2021
Every year the “school-to-prison pipeline,” a disturbing national trend where children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems, continues to deny too many kids the opportunity to grow, learn, make mistakes, and still reach their full potential. We can change this and dismantle the school to prison pipeline for good.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, October 1, 2021

October 1, 2021
There’s so much on the line right now. We need your action to help ensure health care is included as we Build Back Better, to help protect Haitian refugees at the border, to support the PUMP Act, and more!
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Lawmakers Must Fix Our Child Care System, Which Is Failing Families Like Mine

September 23, 2021
MomsRising super dad Nicholas Knight shared his family's child care story at the U.S. Treasury - giving voice to what so many families across our nation have experienced. Read his remarks and tell us your experiences with child care as we fight to ensure child care and pre-k for all becomes a reality.
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Take #5actions This Week for Child Care!

September 20, 2021
We have some super EXCITING news. Child Care and Pre-K have passed the U.S. House of Representatives - which is HUGE! But this movement in the House is just the first step. It’s critical that the U.S. Senate and all of Congress continue to advance child care and early learning. Here are some actions you can take right now.
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Dear Congress: Need More Reasons to Build a Care Infrastructure NOW? Read This.

September 17, 2021
In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, and how our inadequate Care Infrastructure hurts families, businesses and our economy.
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Quick signature: Tell Governors to stop playing COVID politics with our kids’ health!

September 3, 2021
Tell governors you are outraged, and to stop playing politics with our kids’ health by banning local school officials from taking reasonable public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19!
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Dear Congress: "The system is broken and it needs to be fixed." A Care Economy Storybook

August 19, 2021
It's not enough to go back to where we were. We need to build back better. In our Care Economy Storybook 2021, MomsRising has captured powerful and moving stories from families across the nation about how hard it is to give care, making the case that it doesn't have to be this way.
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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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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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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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