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Caregivers Participated in Mass Direct Action with the Poor People’s Campaign to Push US Senate to Pass Build Back Better, including extending the Child Tax Credit

17th December 2021

A delegation from the Global Women’s Strike (GWS), Women of Color in the Global Women’s Strike (WOC/GWS) and Payday men’s network joined the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival (PPC:NCMR) in doing mass non-violent civil disobedience in the nation’s capital on December 13 Moral Monday to press for passage in 2021 of the Build Back Better Act, and in particular for the continuation of the extended Child Tax Credit (CTC).

26 Nov: Endorsements for Indian Farmers protest anniversary

26th November 2021

Dear Friends, Please see info about UK events in support of Indian Farmers: ·        26 November demonstration at High Commission of India, London, WC2B 4NA 12-2pm. Contact: 020 7482 2496 ·        26 November Birmingham & Sandwell Branch members are demonstrating 2.30pm at 346 Soho Road Handsworth, Shaheed Udham Singh Welfare Centre contact: Bhagwant Singh Mob…

Fri 26 Nov: join farmers’ victory celebration outside India High Commission, London

22nd November 2021

Power to the Indian farmers protestswho are winning the repeal ofModi’s hated Farm Laws! ਭਾਰਤੀ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਨੂੰ ਤਾਕਤ ਦਿਓ।ਜੋ ਮੋਦੀ ਦੇ ਨਫ਼ਰਤ ਭਰੇ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰੱਦਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਲੜ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ| Friday 26 November 2021,12-2pm High Commission of India, India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA, (closest tube Holborn/Temple) On 19 November, Prime Minster Modi announced he is repealing his hated Farm Laws. Millions are celebrating this historic victory all over India…

Workshops at COP26

8th November 2021

The RESISters’ Dialogue for Dismantling the Climate False Solutions. Digital Wed 10 Nov, 9.30am. See COP26 Coalitionhttps://cop26coalition.org/peoples-summit/the-resisters-dialogue-for-dismantling-the-climate-false-solutions/ _______________________________ A Care Income for People and Planet.Wed 10 Nov, 3-5pm, Civic House. In-person & online. See Landworkers’ Alliance programme of COP26 Fringe events related to Food, Farming and Land. Register online: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_37oedHtlTzOBTWWRF04rWw Global warming: The future lies…

CNJ: Why women oppose the police bill

23rd September 2021

Protests against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill • WOMEN from Camden joined in a lively protest against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill as it was debated in the Lords last week, spotlighting women’s case against this repressive legislation. Despite bucketing rain, a diverse crowd spoke about how the bill would impact…

Event: Women protest vs the Police Bill, Tues 14 Sept, 1pm

13th September 2021

As the House of Lords debates the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill Tues 14 Sept, 1pm Women protest vs the Police Bill Old Palace Yard SW1P 3JY (opp House of Lords) ● All welcome Protect women, protect the planet. Tell the Lords to #Kill the Bill  Called by Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike…

The Surviving Society Podcast: Our Time Is Now (Selma James, Sara Callaway, Shanice Octavia McBean & Aviah Day)

24th August 2021

Urgent appeal: Haiti Struck by 7.2 magnitude Earthquake

18th August 2021

Dear friends,  Haiti urgently needs our practical solidarity following another devastating earthquake – so far the death toll is over 1,300 people.  Donations are crucial to support and save lives after the earthquake and in the face of imminent storm Grace. Please see the appeal below from Haiti Emergency Relief Fund haitiemergencyrelief.org with whom we…

Press statement: Mothers and others welcome the re-introduction of Worker Relief & Credit Reform Act

23rd July 2021

Date: Friday July 23, 2021From: Care Income Now!/US (CIN!)*, coordinated by Global Women Strike and Women of Color/GWS careincomenow@globalwomenstrike.net  Unpaid family caregivers are workers! Mothers and others welcome the re-introduction of the Worker Relief & Credit Reform Act making unpaid caregivers and students eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Today, as US Congresswoman Gwen…

Unpaid Caregivers Participate in Child Tax Credit Awareness Day, and Press Policy Makers to Make the Child Tax Credit Permanent and Pay It to the Primary Caretaker

21st June 2021

ISSUED BY: Care Income Now/US careincomenow@globalwomenstrike.net Care Income Now/US is participating in the Monday, June 21 Child Tax Credit (CTC) Awareness Day. Our multi-racial urban and rural network is releasing a letter calling on President Biden, Vice President Harris, elected officials, and the Treasury Department to make the credits a permanent child benefit payable by…