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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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Tax cuts for families, not mega-corporations! SIGN NOW!

March 29, 2021
We are moving full steam ahead to make sure our elected leaders pass universal childcare, paid leave for all, help for struggling families and working people, and create a fairer tax code for women, moms, families, and everyone impacted by structural racism. But all of that takes $$$. That’s why it...
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End gun violence

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021
This week has been tough. The Atlanta shooting that resulted in the death of eight people -- including six Asian American women -- again proves that Americans can no longer wait for action against gun violence and hate. We stand against Anti-Asian hate and for gun control. The time for action is...
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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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We need paid leave.

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021
It’s time to do a happy dance! Yesterday, in no small part because members like you raised your voices, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law! This important legislation directly supports families at a time when it's most needed. None of this would have been possible without all...
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Q & A About Unemployment Provisions in the American Rescue Plan

March 10, 2021
The new American Rescue Plan prevents surprise tax bills and extends benefits for jobless workers. Here’s what you need to know about its provisions and the changes that come along with them.
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The Child Care No-Brainer

March 9, 2021
When I moved back to Boston from New York City, my kids were little and only my husband was employed. With a newborn and a 3-year-old in the house, there wasn’t time to think about anything but survival. Luckily, my mom lived nearby and would come over weekly to help. I could have time to work on...
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Celebrate International Women’s Day by Supporting Child Care

March 8, 2021
On International Women’s Day (March 8), and during Women’s History Month, we call attention to and celebrate the contributions of women throughout history and in our own lives. However, we must acknowledge the inequities and biases found in our society that women continue to face. We must also...
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