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June 18, 2021

URGE Statement on Juneteenth

A century and a half since June 19, 1865, — the date federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to ensure all enslaved African Ame… Read more »

Press Release

June 8, 2021

Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Protect Abortion Access

The bill arrives just weeks after the Supreme Court announces it will hear an abortion ban case challenging Roe v. Wade (Washingto… Read more »

Press Release

May 26, 2021

A Year after the Murder of George Floyd, URGE Reflects

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, was killed by a member of the Minneapolis Police Department. This murder,… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

March 8, 2021

Abolish Greek Life To Abolish College Rape Culture

CW: sexual assault, rape, rape culture Author’s Note: Greek Life in this article refers to organizations who are a part of the Nat… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

February 17, 2021

Georgia(‘s Organizers) on my Mind

In what felt like a miracle after the tumultuous past 4 years, Georgia went entirely blue for the first time since the election of… Read more »

Recent Blog Posts

February 9, 2021

URGE Alabama Policy Priorities 2021

Right now, our priorities are to: OPPOSE HB 1/SB 10 which makes the provision of gender-affirming health care a felony for doctors… Read more »

In the News

May 21, 2021

If ‘Roe’ Falls, Abortions Could Be Criminal

The criminalization of abortion could take many forms. Penalties, fines, and jail time are all on the table. “The criminalization… Read more »

In the News

May 21, 2021

How Biden and the Democrats can save abortion access before the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

On the 48th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in January, President Joe Biden put out a statement declaring that… Read more »

In the News

April 29, 2021

After 100 days, how have Biden’s policies helped American women?

Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of the advocacy group Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity, noted that the amendment… Read more »