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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

March 22, 2018

Why Adulthood Doesn’t Have to Be a Trap

In my last month of being nineteen, I have heard many times that, “adulthood is a trap”. I have seen it on t-shirts and read it in… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

March 15, 2018

Pro-Choice: A Mindset Beyond Reproductive Rights

As I have progressed through my life so far, I have learned that my mindset heavily influences how I perceive other people and the… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

March 14, 2018

Yes, We Do Need Love, Simon

When I read Simon Vs. The Homosapiens Agenda for the first time, I was not looking for a book about real, political issues. I was… Read more »