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Student Activists Lobby in Texas for Trust, Respect and Access
Young Texas students learned how to call upon their government representatives when they took to the state Capitol to lobby for a package of reproductive healthcare bills. Activists from all over Texas gathered at the Capitol February 26 to speak out against a set of proposed bills that would severely limit a person’s access to sex education, abortion and other healthcare needs. Armed with a new campaign aimed at putting trust, respect, and access back into the hands of Texans, students met individually with state senators and representatives to inform them of the policies regarding reproductive rights. The tiered campaign has three elements, the first one being trust; trusting Texans to make their own reproductive healthcare decisions, including the time and spacing of their children. Under the trust tier also… Read more »
Save the Date: 2013 Generation 2 Generation Celebration & Awards
Join us on July 19, 2013 for the Generation 2 Generation Celebration & Awards in Washington, DC! This is the event to attend if you want to be inspired by young reproductive justice advocates and their mentors. The last year has seen a lot of attacks on reproductive freedom, but it’s also been a year of victories rooted in the passion and commitment of young people working for justice. If that’s not a reason to celebrate, then what is? Tickets go on sale April 1st! Stay tuned for more details!