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Issue Brief

Youth Reproductive Rights & the COVID-19 Response

Access to comprehensive reproductive health care is critical for young people, especially during a public health emergency. Young… Read more »

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Congressional Asks to Support Young People During COVID-19

62 organizations and 771 young people call on Congress to pass further COVID-19 relief for young people immediately. Despite the i… Read more »

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URGE and 65 Organizations Tell Congressional Leaders to Tackle Economic and Health Disparities in COVID-19 Legislation

During the COVID-19 health crisis, it is vital that we center communities who, historically, face the greatest health and economic… Read more »

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REPORT: URGE Organizers Contribute to “Youth Wave” in 2018 Midterms

Download this new report from URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity: “The Young People’s Election: Casting Votes. Build… Read more »

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Religious Refusal Laws

Supporters of religious refusal laws claim they are about protecting religious freedom, but they result in keeping people from the… Read more »

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Mandatory Delays & Counseling Laws

Mandatory delays and biased counseling laws are not aimed at helping people make the best decision about abortion, they are meant… Read more »

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Insurance Bans on Abortion

Many states ban certain types of insurance plans from covering abortion. Many don’t realize they don’t have coverage until it’s to… Read more »

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Forced Parental Involvement in Abortion

Most states require some form of forced parental involvement before obtaining an abortion. This is a major barrier for young peopl… Read more »

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UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 IN OHIO

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every facet of society, unveiling how current systems have and continue to fail communit… Read more »

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The State of Sex Education in Alabama 2020

Current requirements for sex education in Alabama are sex negative, homophobic, medically inaccurate, culturally incompetent, ineffective, and do not provide the kind of information young people want and need to live happy and healthy sexual lives.

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The State of Sexual Health Education in Ohio 2020

The sexual health programming in Ohio’s public schools is not mandated to be medically accurate, age-appropriate, culturally competent, and is not prohibited from promoting religion or biased information.

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Voting Rights in Ohio

Young people and historically marginalized communities have called for bold democracy reform and an expansion of voting rights in… Read more »

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Young People & Comprehensive Sex Ed Messaging Guide

Young people deserve sex ed that is gender inclusive, trauma-informed, free of stigma, and allows for conversations surrounding pl… Read more »

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Alabama Amendment 2

On the November 6, 2018 ballot, Alabamians will vote on Amendment 2, an anti-abortion constitutional amendment proposed by the sta… Read more »

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Fake Health Centers (aka “Crisis Pregnancy Centers”)

Fake health centers deceive people into thinking they are getting comprehensive healthcare, including abortion services. In realit… Read more »

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) (created in 2012) grants two-year protection from deportation to undocumented young… Read more »

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