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Families & The Federal Budget

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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American Rescue Plan Call-In Line - text ReliefNow to 747464


March 8, 2021
We are in the final stretch to passing the American Rescue Plan thanks to all the phone calls, tweets, emails, and stories you have sent to the U.S. Congress the past few months. The House of Representatives is voting TOMORROW to pass comprehensive COVID relief, so we need you to make a quick call...
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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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Plan de Rescate Estadounidense

March 1, 2021
Estamos en la recta final para la aprobación del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense gracias a todas las llamadas telefónicas, tuits, correos electrónicos e historias que hicimos llegar al Congreso de Estados Unidos en los últimos meses. ¡La Cámara de Representantes votará MAÑANA para aprobar un...
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Top 5Actions for Friday, Feb. 26: All about COVID relief

February 25, 2021
We are at a turning point in the fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus. This week marked a heartbreaking milestone with 506,000 deaths in the United States from COVID-19. [1] So many of our families are hurting in so many different ways. But change is coming and we have a reason to feel hopeful...
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Sign Our Letter: Tax Credits for Working Families NOT Mega-Corporations!

February 18, 2021
I don’t need to tell you that our families are struggling. Everything is harder in a pandemic—affording rent, paying our bills, putting food on the table, affording childcare, and trying to do our jobs. This is why we need real solutions that put real money in the pockets of struggling families...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, February 05, 2021

February 4, 2021
It’s go time!! The Biden Administration and the new Congress are getting to work on moving forward critically important policy changes -- and they need to hear from you. Important legislation regarding paid leave, voting rights, COVID-19 relief and more are currently being debated and voted on...
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Your January Parent Power Newsletter!

February 1, 2021
2021 has just begun and MomsRising is already hitting the ground running -- but first, we’re taking a moment to celebrate having the first Black, South Asian woman Vice President in the history of the United States! This is a moment to pause and recognize how far we’ve come to reach this long-...
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Your #5Actions For The Past Week

January 31, 2021
We need your help this week. All of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. We’ve lost friends and loved ones, fought the illness ourselves, have struggled with the changing employment landscape, dealt with new roles at home and in so many other ways.
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Review the Week: Onward, Parents & Caregivers!

January 29, 2021
ICYMI: Hey Congress...GET TO WORK! That's the message MomsRising members have been sending to their elected officials this past week, demanding immediate boosts for COVID-19 assistance and more long-term transformative policy changes to help ALL of us thrive. Check out these three actions and...
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