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Review the Week: Final Friday Before ELECTION DAY [Oct. 30, 2020]

October 30, 2020
ICYMI: Voting. Voting. Voting. The MomsRising community remains focused on making this the biggest MomsVote ever, PLUS fighting for equal pay for Latinas! Check out these posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending Oct. 30, 2020. 1. YOUTUBE: You Can Count on Us Moms will do...
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Moms Are Parenting the Workforce!?

October 29, 2020
In her latest blog post, Capacity Building Manager Marianne Bullock reflects on a new, precarious reality. "It's not that women are falling off the cliff," she shares, "but that we are being pushed off and out of the workforce by a lack of policies that support the on-the-ground reality of the burden of care for our children's wellbeing."
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Answers on Unemployment Insurance with SAG-AFTRA Pres. Gabrielle Carteris & NELP

April 6, 2020
Got questions on unemployment insurance? Check out this podcast I just recorded with Gabrielle Carteris, the President of SAG-AFTRA (the screen actors’ union), about the Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits are available under the recently-passed CARES Act. We go through the basics of UI and then concentrate particularly on those industries where it’s common for people to have a lot of different jobs, including people who have both W2 and 1099 jobs with fair frequency.

How to "Celebrate" Equal Pay Day in the Middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020
We’re all feeling it — the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for our loved ones and collective future, but we cannot ignore the many ways in which the coronavirus crisis is a gendered one, especially on Equal Pay Day – Tuesday, March 31st, 2020.
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Victory! Governor approves bill to explore increased access to unemployment insurance benefits for caregivers

March 27, 2020
With everything going on right now, it's great to have some good news to celebrate. Today, Governor Inslee signed SB 5473 into law, a bill that will examine the barriers that family caregivers experience when trying to access unemployment insurance. There is no way to overstate this: Washington...
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Your Signature Needed on the Week's Top 5 Actions! 12/6/2019

December 9, 2019
It's the last month of the year, and of the decade. Wow. While time may go quickly, our movement to demand an economy that works for women and families will have lasting, enduring impact. And it's built by the individual actions of fired-up people like you. Please scroll down for our latest list of...
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Giving Thanks: Your November MOMentum

November 30, 2019
This month, we are thankful for supporters like YOU! MomsRising supporters turned up in record numbers to host MomsRising’s super voter treasure boxes at polling locations across Virginia, and to get out the vote across the nation! That’s not all — in November, MomsRising/MamásconPoder supporters...
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This Week's Top #5Actions! Nov. 22, 2019

November 23, 2019
As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday next week, we are super grateful for all of our MomsRising members and all that you do. Please take a minute to check out our latest list of actions. We are fighting for Equal Pay, Protecting SNAP and reducing the amount of young people in prison. Here's the...
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Fighting for Latina Equal Pay

November 20, 2019
Can you believe 2019 is almost over? Time flies when you’re busy resisting and persisting! But there’s one thing that truly hasn’t come soon enough – Latina Equal Pay Day.
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Latina Equal Pay Day

TOMA ACCIÓN por el Día de la Igualdad Salarial de las Latinas

November 20, 2019
¿Puedes creer que el 2019 está a punto de terminar? ¡El tiempo vuela cuando estamos ocupados resistiendo y persistiendo! Pero hay algo que realmente no ha llegado lo suficientemente rápido –el Día de Igualdad Salarial de las Latinas. “Celebramos” el Día de Igualdad Salarial el 2 de abril,...
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