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QUICK SIGNATURE ➡️ Protect Maryland Earned Sick Days!

August 31, 2018
The pencils are purchased and lunch boxes are ready to be packed! It’s back-to-school time in Maryland! This year, kids and families across Maryland are returning to school with something extra exciting: EARNED SICK DAYS!!! That’s right, this is the first back-to-school season since we passed the...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: October 18, 2019

October 18, 2019
Did you watch the first all-female spacewalk today? WOW! We are inspired. Now let's each be superstars by signing and sharing our list of top 5 Actions from the past week! We're kicking things off with an important flu season-related call for Congress to support the Healthy Families Act, which...
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Deadline Approaching! Oppose HUD’s Attempt to Gut Critical Civil Rights Tool

October 16, 2019
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently proposed a rule that would gut a long-standing civil rights protection called “disparate impact theory” under the Fair Housing Act that has offered recourse for countless people experiencing housing discrimination and segregation...
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#GoodNews This Week: Feeding Hungry Kids, Voter Treasure Boxes, More!

October 11, 2019
OUR "MOM"-ENTUM! : It’s time to double down on speaking up: President Trump’s White House announced this week it won’t cooperate with the impeachment inquiry at all. The stakes couldn’t be higher! Our children are counting on us. *We must make sure President Trump is held accountable for using...
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Voter Postcards are BACK! Your September MOMentum

September 30, 2019
Happy September! We’re feeling the MOMentum as we head into the last quarter of the year-- thanks to the support of so many generous donors like you, our MomsVote work is taking off! And not a moment too soon: 2020 is almost here and we’re ready to take action, talk with friends and neighbors, and register every eligible voter we can. Are you with us? Read on!
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The CHN Human Needs Report: Spending updates, border fights, new Census data, and more

September 30, 2019
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report, our regular newsletter on national policy issues affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for the latest on Congress's work to avoid a shutdown, immigration and border fights, new poverty and health insurance data, anti-SNAP and Medicaid proposals, and more.
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QUICK & POWERFUL: #5Actions for the Week of 9/27

September 27, 2019
It's been another super-charged week, and we hope you have some time to unplug this weekend. Before you do: Please take a moment to be sure you've signed these quick and urgent top actions, below. This week we're talking about protecting our elections, surprise medical bills, registering to vote,...
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QUICK SIGNATURE: You can help federal workers win paid leave!

September 24, 2019
2 million people and their families. 2 million. That's how many people who work for the federal government and how many will benefit if Congress passes the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act this year! And here's the good news: Congress is so so close to passing this . And, even if you’re not a...
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In NC, Many Seniors Feel Pangs of Hunger-- Listen to their Voices in this Podcast

September 24, 2019
Post retirement years are optimistically dubbed the golden years. But those years are no holiday for many residents of Durham, NC. That’s why Durham City has proclaimed the week of Sept. 22-28 as Durham Senior Hunger Awareness Week. Listen in to the older adults in this week’s episode of #Voices of...
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We Are MomsRising, Markisha from New York

September 13, 2019
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Markisha in New York about how the Child Tax Credit helps her family! Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog . As a stay-at-home mom of two young children, our family is on a tight...
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