Em-URGE-ing Voices

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Posted by Chloe S

Why the Fight for Abortion Rights Still Matters in California

December 1, 2022

The day Roe v. Wade was overturned on June 24th, I felt what many people felt: angry, sad, lost, disillusioned. And I did what man… Read more »

Posted by Darcelle P

5 things you need to know about digital privacy in the Post-Roe era

November 29, 2022

As the world grows increasingly interconnected through new tools and applications, it’s imperative that we practice discernment in… Read more »

Posted by Maralyn Doering

Criminalizing Miscarriage

February 17, 2022

Miscarriage is an incredibly common phenomenon that we don’t talk enough about. A miscarriage is defined as the sudden loss of a f… Read more »

Posted by Maralyn Doering

What About the Families?

February 8, 2022

One of my professors used to always say “If they start asking ‘What about the children,’ you know they don’t care about the childr… Read more »

Posted by Hannah Ezell

America, You in Danger, Girl

January 25, 2022

There is no other way to put it: American democracy is on the brink of collapse. Last year began with an attack on the Capitol the… Read more »

Posted by Maralyn Doering

There Was Never A Labor Shortage

January 3, 2022

There was never a labor shortage. The ongoing pandemic has brought about employee shortages in many fields, but none is more obvio… Read more »

Posted by Antoilyn Nguyen

A Triple Threat: My Thoughts on Three California Bills That Champion for Reproductive Justice

November 29, 2021

On October 8th, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 453, AB 367, and AB 1171 into law. What does this mean for the fight against sexua… Read more »

Posted by Guest Blogger

OTC Birth control? Is it safe?

November 17, 2021

By: Ashaki Ngozi Nzinga Kandake Thompson-Hall The fight for over-the-counter (OTC) birth control continues in the U.S.  Accessible… Read more »