RWV Roundup: January 2019

By Kalena Murphy Speaking Out to Protect Health Care We spoke out against two proposed Federal regulations that would harm women and LGBTQI people. We elevated the issues, facilitated the submission of organizational comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and encouraged thousands of people to submit their own comments opposing the … Continued

RWV Roundup: Summer 2019

Speaking Out to Protect Health Care We spoke out against two proposed Federal regulations that would harm women and LGBTQI people. We elevated the issues, facilitated the submission of organizational comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and encouraged thousands of people to submit their own comments opposing the regulations. The first … Continued

RWV Roundup: Summer 2020

By Kalena Murphy Turning Out Women Voters! Women’s health is on the line this year in elections that will determine our next President, control of Congress, and the balance of power in state legislatures nationwide! RWV is making sure women voters are well-informed about what’s at stake, the issues, important election dates, and their rights … Continued

RWV Roundup: January 2020

By Kalena Murphy Raising Women’s Voices in the South In October, RWV staff and coordinators attended the Annual Community Catalyst Convening in Atlanta, GA. How do reproductive justice (RJ) advocates keep going in Southern states where abortion is under increasing attack and progress is slow on priorities like expanding Medicaid? Kwajelyn Jackson, Executive Director of … Continued

RWV Roundup: September 2019

By Kalena Murphy Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) has a special mission to engage women who are not often invited into health policy discussions, including women of color; low-income women; immigrant women; young women; women with disabilities; and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) community. Our 25 Regional Coordinators (RCs) help … Continued

RWV Roundup: January 2018

By Kalena Murphy Each year, Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) regional coordinators (RCs) gather for an Annual Convening, which offers time to come together and find solidarity, energy, inspiration, and new directions for our work at the state and local levels, as we continue fighting at the Federal level. It’s a time for all of us … Continued