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Living, Learning, and Earning: Women's Equal Pay Day

March 24, 2021
On average, a woman working full-time, year-round in the United States must work for 15 months to get paid as much as a man working full-time, year-round earns in 12. It will take her 50 years to get paid what he earns in just 40 – for Black women, it’s 66 . The persistent lifetime earnings gap...
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Closing the wage gap with paid leave, pay transparency, and one fair wage ($15/hr)

March 24, 2021
The alarm bells are ringing, loudly, but we have smart, strong, and incredibly popular policy solutions waiting to be passed.
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Hope & Change On The Move! All New Breaking Through Podcast

March 1, 2021
For the lastes on our Breaking Through podcast tune in to Spotify , TuneIn or Apple podcasts! Have you checked out our most recent podcast? Most recently we covered women, the economy and the policies we all need to advance gender justice, racial justice, and economic justice with special guests Dr...
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Moving Forward Justice

December 22, 2020
As we close out the year we have some special guests on the radio show this week as we talk about how much emergency relief from Congress it will take to revive the U.S. economy. We also discuss the need to extend paid leave and sick days and uncover what's going with after school care and how to...
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Review the Week: Final Friday Before ELECTION DAY [Oct. 30, 2020]

October 30, 2020
ICYMI: Voting. Voting. Voting. The MomsRising community remains focused on making this the biggest MomsVote ever, PLUS fighting for equal pay for Latinas! Check out these posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending Oct. 30, 2020. 1. YOUTUBE: You Can Count on Us Moms will do...
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Moms Are Parenting the Workforce!?

October 29, 2020
In her latest blog post, Capacity Building Manager Marianne Bullock reflects on a new, precarious reality. "It's not that women are falling off the cliff," she shares, "but that we are being pushed off and out of the workforce by a lack of policies that support the on-the-ground reality of the burden of care for our children's wellbeing."
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Answers on Unemployment Insurance with SAG-AFTRA Pres. Gabrielle Carteris & NELP

April 6, 2020
Got questions on unemployment insurance? Check out this podcast I just recorded with Gabrielle Carteris, the President of SAG-AFTRA (the screen actors’ union), about the Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits are available under the recently-passed CARES Act. We go through the basics of UI and then concentrate particularly on those industries where it’s common for people to have a lot of different jobs, including people who have both W2 and 1099 jobs with fair frequency.

How to "Celebrate" Equal Pay Day in the Middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020
We’re all feeling it — the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for our loved ones and collective future, but we cannot ignore the many ways in which the coronavirus crisis is a gendered one, especially on Equal Pay Day – Tuesday, March 31st, 2020.
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Victory! Governor approves bill to explore increased access to unemployment insurance benefits for caregivers

March 27, 2020
With everything going on right now, it's great to have some good news to celebrate. Today, Governor Inslee signed SB 5473 into law, a bill that will examine the barriers that family caregivers experience when trying to access unemployment insurance. There is no way to overstate this: Washington...
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Your Signature Needed on the Week's Top 5 Actions! 12/6/2019

December 9, 2019
It's the last month of the year, and of the decade. Wow. While time may go quickly, our movement to demand an economy that works for women and families will have lasting, enduring impact. And it's built by the individual actions of fired-up people like you. Please scroll down for our latest list of...
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