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May 9, 2018

2018 Generation 2 Generation Awards and Celebration

URGE is ready to celebrate with advocates and friends from the reproductive justice movement at the Generation 2 Generation Celebr… 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

October 2, 2018

Mind F*ck: Sex Ed Trivia Night with Feminist Union @ University of North Texas

Since the semester just started, Fem U wanted to host an event centered around sex ed and sex positivity that also built community… 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 »

Recent Blog Posts

February 26, 2020

What The Color Purple Taught Me About Sexual Freedom

Trigger warning: rape/incest Before I officially started writing for the Our Folks blog, I was asked to send in some answers to a… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

February 5, 2020

Let’s talk about environmental racism in Alabama

Environmental racism is an issue that has been spotlighted nationally, most prominently and recently in the cases of the state-san… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

January 31, 2020

Let’s Leave Pussyhat Feminism in 2019

On January 21, 2017, the notorious women’s march on Washington happened. The day after the inauguration of current United States p… Read more »