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MomsRising’s COVID-19 Priorities: April 2020

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. All policies addressing this...
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UPDATED - A Pivotal Opportunity: Using the Race Class Narrative to Promote Progressive Solutions to COVID-19

April 28, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly transforming our lives and communities and compounding existing injustices, while at the same time opening up possibility for radical realignment in our politics. In moments of crisis, new norms and expectations, and with them policies and political preferences, get...
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News You Can Use: How To Apply for COVID19 Assistance

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. MomsRising was joined by experts...
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#GoodNews This Week: COVID-19 Resources, Paid Leave, Immigration Action, Black Motherhood

April 25, 2020
This week at MomsRising, we celebrate steps forward for paid leave, share important COVID-19 support for families, take action for migrant children, and discuss helping black mothers thrive. VICTORY: What You Need to Know About the New Federal Emergency Paid Leave Big News! For the first time ever...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020
Happy Friday. We hope you've had a good week, and are looking forward to some down time this weekend. We know how busy these times are, whether you're able to stay at home, or one of our brave workers on the front lines. Our weekly list of Top 5 Actions is a handy round-up of the biggest campaigns...
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Make a Butterfly to Free Migrant Children and Families from Detention!

April 10, 2020
There are thousands of children who have been detained by ICE and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in crowded detention facilities right now who do not have a loved one to turn to for comfort or who are with a parent, but incarcerated. The good news is that the vast majority of child...
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¡Haz una mariposa para liberar a los niños y familias migrantes de la detención!

April 10, 2020
Hay miles de niños que han sido detenidos por ICE y la Oficina de Reasentamiento de Refugiados (ORR, por sus siglas en inglés) en centros de detención abarrotados en este momento que no tienen un ser querido a quien recurrir para su comodidad o que están con un padre, pero están encarcelados. La...
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Stand Up For Families Detained In Berks: COVID19 Action

March 16, 2020
Are you familiar with the Berks County Detention Center? It is one of three family prisons in the country holding immigrant families. Babies as young as two weeks old have been held there, with families spending two weeks to two years in this unlawful prison. Incarcerating families is not immoral...
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"Don't Gaslight Me"

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 22, 2020

February 22, 2020
Last week we asked supporters to contribute to help us fight the lies , and we struck a chord. Our campaign triggered attacks: We had to report a threatening phone call that targeted Gloria and Kristin . One thing is clear - moms and families are sick and tired of the lies and disinformation coming...
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Get your “Don’t Gaslight Me” button!

February 17, 2020
We’ve all heard the story about six-year-old George Washington chopping down his father’s cherry tree, and not being able to lie about it. And, of course, Abraham Lincoln was known as “ Honest Abe .” This Presidents’ Day, as we remember previous Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, we...
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