A new billionaire every 6 days.
Meanwhile, 10 million children could fall back or deeper into poverty as Congress still debates whether policies like the Child Tax Credit expansion are worth extending.
What does it say about our country’s priorities? itep.org/the-compelling… twitter.com/4TaxFairness/s…
NEW: 2021 saw historic efforts from the federal government to fight poverty. But temporary solutions only lead to temporary success.
We reviewed the historic relief programs and explain why these urgent fixes must be made permanent before it’s too late. americanprogress.org/article/2021-w…
Reflecting on all the black and brown shoulders my son stands on today. Grateful for MLK’s legacy, knowing that the fight today is more crucial than ever. Ever person in this country deserves a voice. Congress must pass voting rights reform if we are ever to realize MLK’s dream.
@LaborsDJ You know, we need to get drinks soon.
@LaborsDJ No. No, it did not. It’s time to just burn it all down and take a nap.
#Congress let 10m kids slip further into poverty, and denied critical supports to more than 36m exhausted families who are just trying to keep their kids alive, pay for school supplies, child care, rent, and food. We need the #ChildTaxCredit now.
"Retiree Andy Roberts, from St. Albans, West Virginia, relied on the [Child Tax Credit] checks to help raise his two young grandchildren, whom he and his wife adopted because the birth parents are recovering from drug addiction."
Congressional inaction on #ChildTaxCredit means that millions of American families will fall back into poverty at a time when the economy is still leaving too many black and brown families behind, and as COVID continues to ravage the nation. Do better #Congress.
Congressional inaction means millions of parents won't get a #ChildTaxCredit payment today, won't have access to child care, paid family & medical leave, affordable housing or food security. We need bold solutions like #BuildBackBetter to create an economy that works for all.
No one should have to go to work or school sick or in an unsafe environment. That’s why many of are speaking out -- #WeSupport students, teachers, healthcare workers, and @MarkedByCovid in their call for safer workplaces. Attn: @WhiteHouse @POTUS
As a parent, safe and affordable child care allowed me to go to work with peace of mind. The idea that some parents have to choose between child care and work is a moral failing. It's time for Congress to pass bold solutions for #childcare. twitter.com/CAPEarlyEd/sta…
Corporations rejoicing about their profits, on the backs of the American people who are shelling out more in checkout lines, for safe housing, medical costs, child care & other basic necessities. Pandemic pricing has got to stop, we need an equitable economy that works for all.
My kid’s teacher gives him extra math help every Saturday. On her day off. Everyday, teachers go above and beyond. Stop blaming teachers for societal and governmental failures to curb COVID.
Billionaires became more than 60% richer over the course of the pandemic. Meanwhile our communities are struggling to pay their bills.
The wealth disparity in this country is unacceptable.
Housing is a basic human right. The refusal to put this support in the hands of those who need it the most is a policy choice. We need to do better. Texas county returns millions in unspent federal rent relief marketplace.org/2021/12/30/tex…
Hunger is a solvable problem, but it requires more than a one-size-fits-all solution.
@SeeMiaRoll spoke about her latest report from @amprog on the changes necessary to ensure people in the disability community get the support they need. agriculture.com/news/business/…
Let's not forget: the unemployment rate for black women went from 4.9% in November to 6.2% in December. The economy and labor market is only recovering for some, too many people of color are being left behind. We need equitable stabilization and rebuilding.