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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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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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You can help pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act via your local newspaper!

February 8, 2022
Members of Congress and their staff regularly read the local newspapers from their home districts and states to stay in touch with what their constituents care about and want them to prioritize. Using our easy online tool, can you submit a letter to your local paper about the importance of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act? We will walk you through each step and provide sample content and talking points!
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Dígale al DHS que nunca más vuelva a separar a las familias!

January 21, 2022
La política Cero Tolerancia promulgada por la administración Trump que creó la separación familiar es una mancha en la historia de nuestra nación. Usar a los niños como tácticas en nombre de la aplicación de las leyes migratorias no es solo ilegal, sino increíblemente inmoral, inhumano y perjudicial para todas las familias afectadas por esta dañina política.
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MS. MAGAZINE OPINION: Build Back Better Would Be a Game Changer

January 18, 2022
On Jan. 6, 2022, Ms. Magazine published an opinion piece that I co-wrote with MomsRising partner, Women’s Economic Justice Director and The Century Foundation Senior Fellow Julie Kashen: The U.S. Is in Urgent Need of Childcare Solutions. Build Back Better Would Be a Game-Changer In the opinion, we...
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Omicron is raging & families need support

January 5, 2022
Like many others, my 2022 is off to a rocky start. I am writing this as I scramble to find a COVID-19 test appointment for my feverish two-year-old and my son is home with his school closed. I know I am far from alone. Families need a lifeline, but just when we need help the most, the U.S. Senate failed to act before the new year to extend the monthly Child Tax Credit payments and pass key policies like paid family and medical leave and child care that would have helped families, businesses, and our economy weather this COVID-19 surge.
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Mad at Manchin? Turn your anger to action

December 20, 2021
Sen Manchin's announcement that he will not support the current version of the Build Back Better Act is a stinging, heartbreaking, disappointment to families in his state. Join us in urging him to come back to the negotiating table.
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What's in Build Back Better (BBB) for Families? MomsRising Staff Explains

December 17, 2021
Every provision of the Build Back Better agenda is supported by at least two in three Americans. This is why it's important to spread the word far and wide about what is in this proposed legislation and what it would mean for families.
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Because working people make the holidays possible…

December 16, 2021
Our economy wouldn’t exist without the power of working people. Even holiday celebrations wouldn’t be possible without our labor. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Festivus, Kwanzaa, or Christmas this month, it’s farm workers, package delivery drivers, cashiers, hospitality staff, and so many other frontline members of our communities that make holiday traditions possible. Here's the problem – pregnant workers in these important jobs are the likeliest to need, but not have access to the basic, but very important protections and accommodations in the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (S. 1486). Why? Because despite already passing the U.S. House of Representatives this year and having broad bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate, this important legislation has still not passed.
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Don’t Let the Senate Push Out Paid Family/Medical Leave!

November 24, 2021
There are just seven legislative days left on the Senate calendar before the end of the year. Act now and urge your U.S. Senators to act quickly to pass the BBB Act, including paid family/medical leave, before the end of the year.
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