Oceanside and surrounding areas! Don't miss this screening of No Mas Bebes and this wonderful panel including our very own Executive Director, Laura Jiménez, an...d No Más Bebés Co-Producer and CLRJ Board Member, Dr. Virginia Espino!
For more info visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/353091771843372/
Thank you Senator Connie M. Leyva for standing up for students! For many, this is the first time they have access to uninterrupted health care. They deserve acc...ess to all the health care services they need!
"As a woman of color and child of immigrants who grew up low-income, reproductive justice is personal for me. I want students who look like me — and all students — to have the health care they need, when and where they need it."
Not only does Trump call for allocating more public dollars towards abstinence-only education, he also wants to eliminate the Office of Adolescent Health’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPP) entirely.
“Patients need medically accurate information — not politically-motivated deception about abortion.”
"Students live on campus, it’s their community. They should be able to get the health care they need without leaving it. Offering medication abortion on campus ...is an important step forward for student access to reproductive care."
For more on our sponsored bill SB 320, visit: http://justcarecalifornia.org/
Yesterday at the Earth Island Institute in Berkeley, I attended a talk by Bill Reyerson of Media Center which produces educational soaps in developing countries and the U.S. I talked about my Maasai Harmonial project and made a couple of promising connections.
On this 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we celebrate peoples' bodily autonomy by fighting for Reproductive Justice for our communities. We are proud to be figh...ting for abortion care access on campuses, SB320, family leave for young parents, and compensation for the sterilization of our communities in this legislative session.
Learn more about SB320 #JustCare below and stay-tuned for action alerts to help us push a reproductive justice agenda in California and beyond!
“The messaging of the national Democratic Party was not what won the election. It was people on the ground from the same communities we were reaching out to, wi...th long term commitments to our people and the cultural competency to speak to our folks in a way that held meaning for them. The national political operatives made their message about the candidates. We weren’t in love with either of the candidates but we knew what was at stake, so we made the message about us, and organized on messages that moved us...We’ll take your thanks and appreciation but more than this, we demand a shift in power that prioritizes our community and puts resources into our political self-determination. We are not here to be foot soldiers. We are here to be leaders.”
#ThisIsRJ #TrustBlackWomen AND #ElectBlackWomen
Many women’s attitudes toward reproductive health can best be described as conflicts between familial and community-based stigma and the need for personal agency over health-care choices.
"As a woman and the CEO of a company that counts more than 70% of its employees as women, continuing to provide access to birth control coverage is a no-brainer." - Jennifer Hyman
Compared to its peer countries, the United States has a surprisingly high maternal death rate. Mothers are three times more likely to die of childbirth here than in the UK, and eight times more likely to die of childbirth here than in Norway or Sweden.