In the face of increasing attacks on abortion access throughout the country, New York City’s commitment to funding abortion sends a powerful message—one that activists in other cities and states can push for.
“New York Is the First City to Fund Abortion Directly. Let’s Make Sure It’s Not the Last,” Rewire.News, June 17, 2019
Throughout this semester, the American Heart Association and Teens for Food Justice are empowering young people to assess the availability of healthy options on restaurant menus in their neighborhoods; educate their peers, communities, and policymakers about the need for healthier options; and mobilize for change.
“Teens Want Healthier Options on Restaurant Menus,” American Heart Association, April 15, 2018
Students, parents, educators, advocates, and community members agree: every student deserves access to physical education. In fact, state law requires it. Yet many schools in New York City are falling short. That’s why the Phys Ed 4 All Coalition launched a new campaign today to amplify the voices of New Yorkers.
“New Yorkers Share Their Stories: ‘We Must Fight So Our Kids Have PE,'” Phys Ed 4 All, October 16, 2017
I’m a proud member of #TeamIUD. Everyone deserves access to the birth control that’s right for them — I wish I had been more empowered as a teen to know all the options out there.
“Even Though My IUD Made Me Faint, I Love It,” Ravishly, June 17, 2015
Better pay for women soccer players is a simple matter of equal pay for equal work. And in the case of the [U.S. Women’s National Team], it’s a matter of equal pay for better work.
“Why Don’t Female Soccer Players Get Equal Pay? Inside The Economics Of Professional Women’s Soccer,” Bustle, June 15, 2015
Are you one of the estimated one billion people tuning into the Women’s World Cup this year? If you’re a feminist, you should be.
“Why Feminists Need To Watch the Women’s World Cup,” Ravishly, June 8, 2015
Abortion access for all will never be a reality if we only fight for some.
“Does Talking About ‘Women’ Exclude Transgender People From the Fight for Abortion Rights?” The Nation, May 11, 2015
As an activist in my personal and professional life, I spend most of my time working toward a world where every person has the power and resources they need to lead healthy, fulfilled lives. This year I’m committing to these five personal resolutions to be a better reproductive rights activist, and I want you to join me.
“5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Reproductive Rights Activist,” www.pplmvotes.org, January 1, 2015
Working for the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund, I can tell you firsthand: our callers sacrifice a lot to get an abortion and make the decision that they feel is best for themselves and their families. They don’t need to be harassed, intimidated, and coerced when they finally reach the health center.
“Supreme Court Throws Up More Abortion Barriers By Knocking Down Buffer Zones,” Talking Points Memo, June 16, 2014
Birth control is a basic and essential component of preventive health care—no matter where you work or go to school.
“Planned Parenthood stands with BCSSH,” The Heights, April 4, 2013
College students should not have to choose between the world-class education that Boston College offers and having their health needs met.
“Why Our Alma Mater Is Wrong for Denying Access to Sexual Health Care,” RH Reality Check, March 28, 2013