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Did you see us at a football game? Learn why #CareCantWait

September 24, 2021
This message is from Tori and Carrie, two Pennsylvania moms. We promise this is important. We are both working moms with sons with exceptionalities, so we know what being overbooked, overworked, and overtired looks like! We know that your time is precious, and so we ask for your time now, because...
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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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Parents and Representative Meet to Celebrate Caregiving in Chester County, PA

August 26, 2021
In spite of the frenzy of back-to-school and end-of-summer, over 30 parents and community members came together in Chester County earlier this month to celebrate caregiving, and remind our members of Congress that essential programs like paid family and medical leave, early learning, and home and...
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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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TAKE ACTION to make the new Child Tax Credit permanent!

July 30, 2021
Send a Letter to the Editor to your local paper calling on Congress to make the expansion of the Child Tax Credit permanent. Don’t worry--we make it super easy for you. Use our easy Letter to the Editor tool!
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¿Ya recibiste tu crédito tributario por hijos?

July 16, 2021
¡A partir de hoy, podría recibir hasta $300 al mes por niño debido al Crédito Tributario por Hijos! Si bien esto ayudará a muchas familias, (y podría ayudar a sacar hasta el 50% de las familias de la pobreza este año), todas las grandes mejoras que se han hecho al Crédito Tributario por Hijos...
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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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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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