Congress: Don’t exclude the most vulnerable children from the Child Tax Credit!

URGENT! Please ask Congressional leadership and your reps to make critical improvements to the Child Tax Credit (CTC) in the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, the bi-partisan bill now under consideration. ⚡ Also call and tweet your members of Congress and Congressional leadership, see below While there are some positive…

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Tweets: Congress, don’t exclude the most vulnerable children from the Child Tax Credit!

URGENT: Tax Relief for American Families & Workers Act is being voted on as soon as week of Jan 29. Tell Congressional leaders & your reps to strengthen it to include covering the poorest children in #ChildTaxCredit. ✍ https://actionnetwork.org/letters/congress-dont-exclude-the-most-vulnerable-children-from-the-child-tax-credit/ URGENT! @RepJeffries @SpeakerJohnson @SenSchumer @LeaderMcConnell don’t leave the poorest, most vulnerable children out of #ChildTaxCredit. The…

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Watch our workshop with our sisters from Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming

Speakers: Meerabi Chunduru, Swati Renduchintala, Vijay Kumar, Selma James. Chair: Jyoti Fernandes In the last 20 years, in Andhra Pradesh, India, grassroots women in a secular movement of self-help groups are collectively transforming the food they grow, their families’ health, and increasing their income. They are the largest transition to agroecology in the world, simultaneously…

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We were shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin was an old friend of the Wages for Housework Campaign/ Global Women’s Strike since our centre’s early days in a King’s Cross squat. The last time we had the pleasure to see him was in October 2022 at the 40th anniversary of the English Collective of Prostitutes occupation of the Holy Cross Church against…

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The compromise Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024 leaves out the most impoverished families while giving big tax benefits to corporations

We are mothers, grandmothers and other unpaid family caregivers who have been pressing for reinstatement of the expanded child tax credit (CTC) and for our caregiving work to be valued and supported.  We recognize and appreciate the effort that went into this bi-partisan proposal, but it must not exclude the most impoverished children. Representative DeLauro,…

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4 Jan: Women Feed the World – Oxford Real Farming Conference

Dear friends, Join our online workshop with our sisters from Andhra Pradesh Community Managed Natural Farming at the Oxford Real Farming Conference on 4 January 2024, where they are speaking in person about their world-changing work – info below. Register and please choose the free bursary ticket option here https://orfc.org.uk/book-orfc-2024-tickets/. This also gives access to…

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Letter: to the Government of Ireland, in relation to the proposed wording of the amendments to the Irish constitution on Women and Family

We write as women’s and community organisations with concerns about the proposed wording of the Amendments to the Irish Constitution on Women and the Family, which are to go to referendum in March 2024, and are scheduled to be discussed in the Dáil this week. Having been tasked by the Government with bringing forward proposals…

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Xmas Eve: Boycott Gaza Genocide – Protestors Carrying Guernica Placards Gather Outside Mcdonald’s On Oxford Street

Today, 24 December 2023, 12-1pm, protestors are gathering outside McDonald’s on 291B Oxford Street, London W1C 2DT, calling for the boycott of all those collaborating with Israeli apartheid, occupation and genocide. In 1937, Picasso denounced the first ever aerial bombing of civilians by the Nazis in support of Franco’s military coup in the Basque city…

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Help us support children and families in Gaza! 

Donate Here As a multiracial network of women’s organizations, which includes mothers, grandmothers and other caregivers, and the men’s network with whom we work closely, we are urgently raising funds for the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) to provide immediate aid to children and families in Gaza. 1.7 million people have now been displaced and…

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Mothers Manifesto outside Parliament today!

Dear friends The Global Women’s Strike will be supporting the Mother’s Manifesto on Wednesday 13 December, 9.30-2pm, on their stall outside Parliament while some of them meet MPs inside. We hope you will join us there for all or some of the time. Mother’s Manifesto are a group of mothers who have been campaigning for 18 months to raise awareness of family food poverty and…

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