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February 16, 2018

Apply for the 2018-19 Student Journalist Program

Calling all student writers in Kansas, Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and Texas!    URGE is excited to announce the search for our ne… Read more »


December 15, 2017

A Letter from Our Executive Director

When I walked into URGE in January 2000 as the Maxine Water Reproductive Freedom Fellow, I didn’t know what it meant for me to be… Read more »


December 12, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Kimberly Inez McGuire Cordero

School: Hampshire College Major: Race, Gender, and the Citizen: Constructing Political Identities Grad year: 2006 How were you inv… Read more »

Chapter Updates

February 28, 2018

Period Politics Symposium at Otterbein

The event was an educational panel that hosted 4 advocates and thinkers on period activism, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, author of Periods… Read more »

Chapter Updates

December 8, 2017

URGE Texas Drops Off 1500 Postcards to Senator Cornyn in Support a Clean DREAM Act

URGE advocates, All Above All, Jane’s Due Process, NARAL Texas, Planned Parenthood Texas Votes, TEA Fund and the Lilith Fund deliv… Read more »

Chapter Updates

November 22, 2017

URGE at Texas State Host Lotería Night

Advocates at the Texas State University hosted a Lotería night to push our anti-border wall resolution campaign. They started rais… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

April 18, 2018

The Ecological Footprint of Aunt Flow

Yesterday I learned that every piece of plastic created since plastic was invented (that hasn’t been burned) still exists in some… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

April 17, 2018

We Can’t Leave Faith Behind

  I grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness. I spent my formative years devoted to my relationship to God and my spiritual community…. Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

April 12, 2018

Paid Time Off is a Staple for Reproductive Justice

On Monday, Senator Tammy Duckworth became the first senator to give birth while in office. She will be taking parental leave, but… Read more »