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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 1, 2022

April 1, 2022
It’s April Fools Day, but we’re serious that there are lots of important actions you can quickly take to stand up for women and families! Next week is going to be a very busy week in Washington with discussions ramping up again about what may be included in the next economic package. You can help...
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Announcing: Our 2022 Equal Pay Day Art Contest Champions!

March 14, 2022
Our special guest judges, U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Julie Su, selected one winning entry from each Equal Pay Day Art Contest age group. We're thrilled to announce that the 2022 Pay Equity Champions are...
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SOTU BINGO Card

Join Our BINGO Party!

February 25, 2022
Popcorn and BINGO with the President... all from the comfort of your living room! Want in? This Tuesday night (March 1st) at 9pm ET / 6pm PT President Joe Biden will be giving the 2022 State of the Union (SOTU). In order to make watching fun and powerful, we've created a BINGO card to help you...
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Reproductive Justice: Here's What You Need to Know

February 22, 2022
An overview of Reproductive Justice related federal and state policy updates. The Set Up… What seemed to move quickly towards the middle-end of last year, began as a slow burn.
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Equal Pay Day Art Contest for Kids & Teens (0-18)!

February 20, 2022
This year, we are marking Equal Pay Day (March 15th, 2022) with an ART CONTEST for kids and teens, ages 0-18!
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A wage gap → a wealth gap → an opportunity gap

October 21, 2021
It’s mission critical that equal pay becomes a reality for ALL women and people because when we experience a wage gap in our paychecks, the overall wealth gap widens across gender and race. When the wealth gap widens for communities already experiencing systemic forces of oppression, like racism, transphobia, xenophobia, and/or ableism, the opportunity gap for our lives and families *also* worsens.
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Strong Care Square onesie for Care Economy Storybook

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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A living wage RAISE for 30% of working moms!

August 3, 2021
We have a wage shortage on our hands, across the nation. Maybe you know this firsthand when you crunch numbers in your head to budget for food and rent, or maybe you’ve noticed that many businesses are having a difficult time finding, hiring and maintaining staff that can afford to make the minimum wage.
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All New #BreakingThrough: Equal Pay & Justice!

March 30, 2021
On the latest episode of Breaking Through radio podcast Kristin and guests cover what’s happening in the nation’s capitol and the benefits coming the public’s way due to the passage of the American Rescue Plan. Tune in to hear the latest on how we can all best push for progress, pay equity, and...
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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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