Press Release

February 23, 2021

In South and Midwest, Legislators Try to Distract Constituents by Attacking Transgender and Nonbinary Young People

Less than one month after the Biden-Harris Administration repealed the transgender military ban and issued an executive order decl… Read more »

Press Release

February 18, 2021

Texas Lawmakers’ Response to Disaster and Crisis is Fatally Inadequate

Right now, 4.4 million Texans are without reliable power, 12 million Texans are without clean water, and 27,000 more are without r… Read more »

Press Release

January 28, 2021

Biden Begins to Restore Pre-Trump Status Quo with Administrative Action on Reproductive Health – Young People Say More is Needed 

(Washington, DC) — Statement from Kimberly Inez McGuire, Executive Director of URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity in… Read more »

In the News

August 19, 2020

What Do Voting Rights & Reproductive Justice Have In Common? Everything

My grandmother, Lizzie Mae Kelly, fought for her rights. In 1965, she marched alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the late, great Rep. John Lewis from Selma to Montgomery, but not before she was beaten on Bloody Sunday. Through it all, she, like so many other Black women, persisted…

In the News

April 28, 2020

4 reasons coronavirus is hitting black communities so hard

Preston Mitchum, policy director for URGE, a nonprofit that advocates for liberal policy issues, said the employment opportunities… Read more »

In the News

April 28, 2020

Why does Black America have more COVID-19 deaths? Racism.

“If we’d let social media tell it, young Black people are testing positive compared to other communities because we are socially d… Read more »

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June 25, 2014

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