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February #KeepMarching Meeting: What’s WINNABLE in the new Congress? - Shared screen with speaker view
suzannelong1
03:32:53
The text said the meeting started at 6 CST. I think that is why people were in the waiting room suzanne, Mols, mn
Stephanie Pancione
03:32:55
Hi! Stephanie from NJ - excited to be here :)
holly's iPhone
03:33:00
holly from New York
Kristine Blake
03:33:01
it’s not quite 9pm. I’m sure more will join in.
Ruth (she/her) MomsRising
03:33:07
Ruth from Maryland!
Astrid Jarvis
03:33:14
Hi! Astrid Jarvis (She/Her) Douglaston, Queens, NY
Lisa Beers
03:33:17
Hi, Lisa from Florida
Elyssa Schmier
03:33:22
Hi All. Elyssa from Michigan!
Nina Perez
03:34:11
Lisa, I’m originally from Florida! Always makes me so happy to meet Florida folks. I went to college in Orlando.
Rebecca Hone
03:34:41
Hi From Bucks County, PA!
Rob Rosenthal
03:36:31
Hi, from Middletown, CT
Kristine Blake
03:36:38
gearing up for a caravan protest to encourage Governor Lamont to strengthen the budget.
Heather LaPietra
03:36:40
Hi! I'm originally from Long Beach, NY. Now I'm in Queen Creek, AZ.
Robin's iPhone
03:36:53
Robin Hoffman, Notre Dame Indiana. Mayor Pete’s Town
marjorie castanien
03:36:55
Marj Castanien Defiance Ohio
Nadia Stratta
03:37:07
Hi from Palm Bay, FL
Mary Oneill
03:37:09
Hello to all from Presque Isle Michigan....Mary O'Neill she/her/hers
Mrs. Hunt
03:37:15
Sonya Cleveland Ohio
Anissa Otero
03:37:16
Hi, I'm Anissa from Atlanta, Ga.
Kathryn Burns
03:37:16
I’m Katie Burns from Austin. Today, I’m cold.
Ronald Sigrist
03:37:18
Ron Sigrist - Kernersville, NC
Lauren Burns
03:37:21
Lauren, from Sewickley, PA (outside of Pittsburgh).
Kristine Blake
03:37:21
Manchester Connecticut Kristine Blake
Ruth (she/her) MomsRising
03:37:22
I’m seriously considering putting on a cat filter, GLoria
Jennifer Dunkle
03:37:22
Jennifer Dunkle, Loveland, Colorado
Lisa Ruffman-Weiss
03:37:23
I’m hopeful and optimistic!
Lisa Sherrill
03:37:32
Lisa from north Texas
margaret karosen
03:37:35
Hello, I’m Margaret, from New Jersey
Wendy
03:37:42
Wendy from Phoenix, AZ
jzendarski’s iPhone
03:37:42
jane from pa
Erika Olson
03:37:47
Hi! Erika from Bothell, WA (near Seattle)
Brian Gibbons
03:37:48
Brian Gibbons Fairview Park (CLE) Doin' fine thank you
jzendarski’s iPhone
03:38:10
I have a friend in Bothell
Lisa Ruffman-Weiss
03:38:13
How do you use the cat filter with zoom?
Anissa Otero
03:38:13
LOL that was funny
Tina Sherman
03:38:23
Tina Sherman - North Carolina
Nina Perez
03:38:24
I watched it SO many times, Joy!
Nadia Stratta
03:38:40
It was funny!
Tina Sherman
03:38:48
I couldn’t get through it because I just kept laughing
Gina Williams
03:38:49
Hello everyone Gina from Philadelphia
Oona Wellin
03:39:00
Oona Wellin - Denver, CO
Mary Oneill
03:39:12
love your letter to editor's
JILL’s iPhone
03:39:15
Jill from Brooklyn temporarily in MA
Pam Doucoure D 23
03:39:16
Pamela Doucoure Maryland
Renee Rubin
03:39:34
Renee from California
Avivah Goldman
03:39:37
Hello, This is Avivah from Massachusetts, though I'm in New Hampshire now.
czevely
03:39:47
Carina Portland Oregon. Hi!
Robin Laborde
03:39:48
Robin from Colorado
Cindy Changyit Levin
03:40:02
Cindy From St Louis
Edna Gruvman
03:40:29
Edna from Bklyn NY
Laurie Woodward Garcia
03:40:41
Hi from Laurie in South Florida, yesterday we showed up to hold Rubio accountable and we will not stop!! https://twitter.com/browardprogress/status/1361841242187923460
Edna Gruvman
03:41:10
Laurie… that sounds amazing
Lisa Ruffman-Weiss
03:41:12
Yay, @LaurieWoodward!
Katharine Landfield
03:41:13
Hey there everybody! This is Katharine from DC. I’m totally not screen ready but happy to see everybody
Nina Perez
03:42:23
LOVE your filter Katharine!
Christina Kramer
03:43:07
Hello everyone Christina from Orlando. First time in a MomsRising meeting.
Sharon J. Hill
03:43:17
Hello all, Sharon J. Hill for Georgia ERA. Unable to be visible this evening.
Andy Amid
03:43:26
Andy Amid Henderson Nevada Hi, All!
Joy Ikekhua
03:43:29
keepmarching@momsrising.org email us! talk to us! We’d love to hear from you!!
Candace Duran
03:43:58
Hello to all from Candace in Gallup, NM
Ann Bley, she/her, Mesquite, NV
03:44:14
Ann Bley from Mesquite, NV. Hi All!
Joy Ikekhua
03:44:20
JOIN US ON FACEBOOK HERE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KeepMarching/
Julie Lauterbach-Colby
03:44:49
Julie from Providence, RI; hello, everyone!
Carina
03:44:53
WOOT!!!
Nadia Stratta
03:45:03
woot!!!
Kristine Blake
03:45:37
💪🏼😷 woot
Sharon J. Hill
03:46:08
Yes, First is Equal Rights Amendment deadline removal for providing discrimination SJ Res 1 and H J Res 17 to undergird all other legislation held hostage in the Senate.
Sharon J. Hill
03:46:36
Thank you Nina,
Joy Ikekhua
03:47:11
Here’s a link to more about our early learning program: https://www.momsrising.org/campaigns/early-care-education
Margaret Goodwin (she/her/hers)
03:47:30
I am working with NOW on the ERA. and don't see it on moms rising agenda.Who can we contact to get connected with mom's rising to get the ERA pased.Please contact me Maggie Goodwin. at mmmrvc2c@ aol.com.WE NEED THE ERA
Susan Lyon
03:51:09
Yes, passage of the ERA is a necessity! Must be a focus. @Margaret Goodwin
Gloria Pan
03:51:29
Hi Margaret. MomsRising is absolutely in support of ERA. We work on so many things and emphasize different things at different times, that the website sometimes can’t keep up.
iPhone
03:53:00
can you share the efforts around preschool for all?
Wendy Schulz
03:54:31
What is the title of the childcare bill?
Elyssa Schmier
03:55:24
https://action.momsrising.org/survey/covid19ECEstories/
Joy Ikekhua
03:59:19
SIGN our petition to push Congress to save child care: https://action.momsrising.org/sign/SHARE your child care stories: https://action.momsrising.org/survey/covid19ECEstories/ or email NIna at nina@momsrising.orgSIGN our petition to tell Congress we need COVID relief https://action.momsrising.org/sign/COVIDRelief_2021/
Joy Ikekhua
03:59:42
Check out some ways to get involved above!
Joy Ikekhua
04:01:10
Text ‘JOY’ to 747464 to receive text alerts so you can call your Member of Congress
Kristine Blake
04:01:26
The petition link isn’t opening 🤷🏼‍♀️
Joy Ikekhua
04:01:52
Child Care petition HERE: https://action.momsrising.org/sign/Congress_50_Billion_ChildCare_fund/?source=action
Joy Ikekhua
04:02:00
Try this!
Nina Perez
04:03:12
The two bills Child Care for Working Families Act and Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act
Pam Doucoure D 23
04:03:24
Bill numbers will help also
Kristin Jacobsen
04:03:36
What do you recommend for those of us who live in a state with already supportive electeds - Sen. Patty Murray is one of my Senators. Worth it to call other members from other states?
Anissa Otero
04:05:48
Just signed the childcare petition and shared it on FB & Twitter.
Joy Ikekhua
04:06:13
Great Anissa!!
Hanna Addis
04:06:15
Thank you Anissa!
Nina Perez
04:06:16
Thank you Anissa!
Kristin Jacobsen
04:06:29
This is really logical guidance, very helpful - thank you!
leah dotten
04:06:50
what about funding for after school programs
Nina Perez
04:06:51
@Pam - These both need to be reintroduced, but here is Child Care for Working Families Act in it’s most recent version: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/1364?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22Child+care+for+working+families+act%22%5D%7D&s=1&r=1
Anissa Otero
04:07:01
You're welcome. This impacts everyone.
Katharine Landfield
04:07:35
We soooo desperately need the min wage raise!!
Anissa Otero
04:07:52
Yes we do!
vika
04:08:06
Hello Ruth!😃
Nina Perez
04:08:13
@Pam - and here is Warren’s Universal Child Care Bill - https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/1878
Carol Barrick-Murillo
04:08:31
BFD?
Susan Lyon
04:09:02
Yes on reconciliation!
Cindy Changyit Levin
04:09:11
“Big F——— Deal”
Pam Doucoure D 23
04:09:41
Thanks Nina
Candace Duran
04:09:41
I lost audio
Candace Duran
04:11:29
no ,it was working fine before
leah dotten
04:12:33
my mayor Marty Walsh from Boston is being considered for the Labor Secretary and is big with getting the $15 a hour like in Boston
Yvonne Franklin
04:12:50
We pass it in Colorado. Hands down.
Elyssa Schmier
04:12:59
Yes it’s going to be so great to have Marty Walsh (and his excellent Boston accent) as Secretary of Labor!
Candace Duran
04:15:33
I can hear weakly
Caroline Corum
04:16:45
That makes me crazy. My co-worker an take off to have a child, but I can't take off for essential surgery or chemotherapy? That makes NO sense!
Anissa Otero
04:17:18
It doesn't
Katharine Landfield
04:17:30
Too many men on the Hill… they are generally not the ones caring for their parents :/
Anissa Otero
04:17:54
That's true too.
Joy Ikekhua
04:18:02
SIGN our petition to push Congress for permanent paid leave: https://action.momsrising.org/letter/permanent_paidleave_congress/Text ‘JOY’ to 747464 to receive text alerts so you can call your Member of Congress
Lisa Ruffman-Weiss
04:18:46
Signed!
Gloria Pan
04:18:58
Here here! We need the babies!
maryvoges
04:19:39
signed
Joy Ikekhua
04:21:15
Thank you Lisa and Mary for signing!
Anissa Otero
04:21:18
Signed & Shared
Joy Ikekhua
04:21:31
Go Anissa!! We appreciate you!
Astrid Jarvis
04:21:35
Signed petitions - from Astrid Jarvis
maryvoges
04:21:44
THANK YOU!
Joy Ikekhua
04:21:48
Yes Astrid!!! Thank you!!!!
Anissa Otero
04:21:51
I appreciate y'all
peggyhorwitz (she/her)
04:21:53
Signed
Joy Ikekhua
04:22:08
Woohoo Peggy!! Thank you thank you!
Hanna Addis
04:22:22
Thank you all for signing + sharing our petitions!!
Katharine Landfield
04:22:27
Over 20,000 deportations already, since Biden became president! We def need to keep pressure on this admin to do better on immigration, esp undocumented folks
wroeclark
04:23:09
Signed!
Nina Perez
04:23:16
I just saw that today, Katharine! I was livid. So much pressure is needed.
Joy Ikekhua
04:23:38
Thank you Wroeclark! You’re amazing!
Tara
04:23:38
Can we get this in a list to share with families?
Elyssa Schmier
04:24:06
@Tara do you want the list of Biden actions on immigration in the first 100 days? We have that and can share it with you if you want
Emelda & Trudy De Coteau
04:24:36
Is there a petition we can sign?
Anissa Otero
04:24:51
I'd like to see that list too, please.
Gloria Pan
04:25:15
Woot!
Katharine Landfield
04:25:37
^^
Pam Doucoure D 23
04:26:31
More voters Yeah!
Emelda & Trudy De Coteau
04:26:32
Since Trump has appointed hundreds of judges (who want to block what we’re trying to do) what is the strategy for working around that?
peggyhorwitz (she/her)
04:26:41
All the men who jointed us, thank you!
marymathenaUser
04:27:32
This is a great bill, but how you deal with the Trumpers who wil oppose it
Melissa Waver
04:27:38
Is right-wing extremism on the radar for Moms Rising? Seems like a serious impediment to immigration reform as well as a destabilizing force for our society in general.
Alice Larkin-she/her
04:27:48
Thank y'all for making it so easy to contact our reps & express our concerns on such important topics.
Emelda & Trudy De Coteau
04:28:15
@Melissa - Agreed! 🤦🏾‍♀️
Heidi J Vierthaler
04:29:09
Do we need to be a Mother to join your work? Thank you so much for all of your endeavors.I am sending my condolences for all who we have lost to this Pandemic, man-made and natural disasters, and racial injustices and violence, including the Racist Insurrection Coup at our US Capitol; and my love and prayers for everyone's health, happiness, and vitality, from Southern Maine in Wabanaki Territory.
Joy Ikekhua
04:29:13
Awesome! I’ll include a link to the list in our follow up email
Joy Ikekhua
04:29:19
SHARE your story support immigrant children and families! :https://action.momsrising.org/survey/ImmigrationStories/Text ‘JOY’ to 747464 to receive text alerts so you can call your Member of Congress.
Gloria Pan
04:29:26
Yes, right wing extremism is def on our radar and it’s layered across our campaigns. For example, through our gun safety campaign, we are very much paying attention to armed extremism
Astrid Jarvis
04:29:40
Thank you for making a great program. Have to leave. From Astrid Jarvis (She/Her) Douglaston, Queens, NY
Katharine Landfield
04:29:50
That’s great, Gloria!
peggyhorwitz (she/her)
04:29:55
I’m retired and my children are grown.
Carol Barrick-Murillo
04:30:02
Do we have any info on influencable
Gloria Pan
04:30:30
Once a mom, always a mom. Once a caregiver, always a caregiver.
Carol Barrick-Murillo
04:30:30
influenceable Senators & Congressional Reps?
Joy Ikekhua
04:30:59
SHARE your story to support immigrant children and families! :https://action.momsrising.org/survey/ImmigrationStories/Text ‘JOY’ to 747464 to receive text alerts so you can call your Member of Congress.Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KeepMarching/
Heidi J Vierthaler
04:31:10
Good but I am an Earth Mother! Thank you!Do you work on Environmental Justice Issues? I am really new to understanding what you do.
Candace Duran
04:31:16
Thank you to hosts and speakers
Joy Ikekhua
04:31:46
https://www.mamasconpoder.org
Xochitl Oseguera
04:32:01
https://action.momsrising.org/signup/Informado/
Katharine Landfield
04:32:12
Can you please share the name of the bill again that would help farm workers?
peggyhorwitz (she/her)
04:32:23
I am serving dinner now. Adios my comrades.
Sharon Michelson
04:32:38
Thank you for the incredibly important work you do! Will there be future meetings like this that address the Gun Safety issue and the likelihood of achieving meaningful gun control legislation?
Joy Ikekhua
04:32:40
SHARE your story support immigrant children and families! :https://action.momsrising.org/survey/ImmigrationStories/Text ‘JOY’ to 747464 to receive text alerts so you can call your Member of Congress.
Nina Perez
04:32:42
Hey All, I’m fading and likely have a small human that will wake me up very early. :) It’s been such an honor and a pleasure to be here with you all and looking forward to staying in touch.
Xochitl Oseguera
04:32:54
https://action.momsrising.org/survey/immigrant_health_stories/
Elyssa Schmier
04:32:55
Thank you Nina!
Heidi J Vierthaler
04:32:59
Just sparked Joy to your Text! Got my response - Thank you!
Carol Barrick-Murillo
04:33:01
thanks Nina for all you do
Emelda & Trudy De Coteau
04:33:23
TY all for your amazing work! Just texted JOY!
Caroline Corum
04:33:28
Is MomsRising working access to health care issues?
Joy Ikekhua
04:33:32
You’re most welcome Heidi!
Xochitl Oseguera
04:33:37
http://www.farmworkerjustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Farm-Workforce-Modernization-Act-Fact-Sheet-Final-11-14-19.pdf
Emelda & Trudy De Coteau
04:33:55
Are these meetings held monthly?
Joy Ikekhua
04:34:00
Yes we are Caroline! Check us out here: https://www.momsrising.org/campaigns/health-care
anniequinn
04:34:12
Thanks so much….I am a Gramma of Seven and this work is SOOOO important! You all are the best! Enjoy the Moments
Joy Ikekhua
04:34:41
Thank you Annie!!
Lisa Ruffman-Weiss
04:34:42
THERE’S SO MUCH TO TALK ABOUT!!
Heidi J Vierthaler
04:34:52
Just requested to join your Facebook Group!
Robin Laborde
04:35:39
I need to leave at 8 - this was my first meeting but it won’t be my last! Thank you for the important work you are doing!
Barbara Collins
04:35:46
FYI: For attendees that want to Save a copy of the CHAT (and all the links). Click on the elipse (...) and choose SAVE CHAT:
Elyssa Schmier
04:35:51
So glad you could join us Robin!
Katharine Landfield
04:35:56
I’m so sorry to hear about these attacks, Xochi - so horrible
Joy Ikekhua
04:35:57
Thank you Emelda & Trudy. We try to host them monthly. Join our Facebook group to stay updated https://www.facebook.com/groups/KeepMarching/
Katharine Landfield
04:36:06
So wrong
Barbara Collins
04:36:19
lots of us are no longer using facebook.
Joy Ikekhua
04:36:50
Check us out here: https://www.momsrising.org
Anissa Otero
04:37:03
Thank you for showing how to save all the links. I just kept minimizing.
maryvoges
04:37:05
SILLY, but where’s the elipse
Kristin Jacobsen
04:37:10
Your emails are worth it.
Lisa Ruffman-Weiss
04:37:13
Thank you for your great work!
wroeclark
04:37:17
Thank you for this meeting!
Rebecca Hone
04:37:26
Thank You!
Pam Doucoure D 23
04:37:29
Thanks ladies excellent presentations!
Joy Ikekhua
04:37:31
Thank you all so much for being here!!
Barbara Collins
04:37:31
bottom of chat near where you type
Anissa Otero
04:37:34
It's right next to "File"
Hanna Addis
04:37:56
Happy to have you are all here!! Thank you very much
Alice Larkin-she/her
04:37:56
SPLC is a great resource for learning about extremism- I've shared their Hate Map with my students & there's a lot to unpack there. Xochitl- I'm sorry you've had to endure such attacks. That's unconscionable.
maryvoges
04:37:57
Barbara…thanks so much!
Lisa Ruffman-Weiss
04:38:04
There’s power in numbers!
Carol Barrick-Murillo
04:38:05
Thank you all. 3 generations in my family involved since Jan 2017. Including Grandmom 94.
karenstewart
04:38:23
So happy to learn about your organization, thank you for your work.
Elyssa Schmier
04:38:25
I love that Carol!
Joy Ikekhua
04:38:45
Thank you so much Karen! We’re glad you’re here!
Jesse Jahnke
04:38:53
Thank you for the updates! I'm so glad you all are doing these labors of love, and am hoping to help support your efforts!
maryvoges
04:38:55
Proud to be a small part of this group
margaret karosen
04:38:58
I’m here for first time and really enjoyed. thank you!
Anissa Otero
04:39:07
Yes we do
Heidi J Vierthaler
04:39:13
I was a Co-Founder of Students in Support of Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1986, and was a Citizen Liaison not a Student for the Harvard Living Wage Campaign circa 1999, and have been a Occupy Wall Street Movement Occupy Maine CommUnity Member.
Emelda & Trudy De Coteau
04:39:18
TY all for your amazing work! Thank you, Joy for answering that question about the meeting!
Carol Barrick-Murillo
04:39:23
Love MomsRising 5 actions. I try to do them each time. So many organizations send way too many emails, and mostly only pleas for money.
Kristin Jacobsen
04:39:32
Oh darn, have to jump on a zoom chat about my daughter's hybrid school options - I'm in for the next meeting!
Emelda & Trudy De Coteau
04:39:41
yes!
Joy Ikekhua
04:39:44
If you have thoughts, questions or comments for us, please send them to keepmarching@momsrising.org
Oona Wellin
04:39:52
Thank you!!!!
Carol Barrick-Murillo
04:39:52
Thank you!
Anissa Otero
04:39:54
Thank you!
Katharine Landfield
04:39:54
Thanks you all at MomsRising!!
Jennifer Dunkle
04:39:56
,Keep up the good work!
holly's iPhone
04:39:57
thank you
Kristin Jacobsen
04:40:00
thank you!!
Crystal Brinkley
04:40:01
thanks!!!
Melissa Waver
04:40:02
Thank you!
Stephanie Pancione
04:40:03
THANK YOU! What a great call!
Heidi J Vierthaler
04:40:04
Thank you so much for all of your endeavors!!!!
Alex
04:40:13
good night! thank you!!