The Claremont College chapter knows how to bring people out! Goodies from a showing of the film “Trust Black Women.”
They have highlighted the effect of abortion restrictions on students through several articles and letters to the editor in their student newspaper. When an anti-choice organization set up shop on campus, they held a counter protest and education rally.
The Choice USA affiliate chapter at Stanford hosted a dinner and a talk by Loretta Ross, a co-founder and the National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective from 2005-2012. Over 90 people attended the conversation focused on the basics of reproductive justice, population control and white supremacy. The event was cosponsored by the Stanford NAACP, the Stanford Black Pre-Medical Society, the Stanford Black Student Union, the Women’s Community Center, the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and the Department of History. Over
One of our newest chapters – California State University at Sacramento – has attracted the attention of folks on campus. Click here to read the story about them in the campus newspaper.
In evaluating the services in the campus health center, they found major gaps in resources for LGBTQ students. Chapter members worked with the center to get cultural competency training for health center staff.
On April 2, students held an event to lobby their state legislators, asking them to oppose the new TRAP laws moving through the legislature. The chapter’s leader, Amanda, spoke specifically about the impact of these laws on young people.
Our Florida State chapter held an event to speak out against the problem of rape culture on campus. This event was one of many on campus for the annual Rape Awareness Week. Read more about the event in the school newspaper.
The students delivered over 70,000 petitions, collected by our partners at UltraViolet, demanding that everyone involved in the crime be held accountable.
They organized a trick-or-vote dorm storm, a political action fair, and a phone bank to remind students about voting.
By initiating this coalition of 10 student groups they were able to increase their influence and strategically use resources.