Advocacy Resources for Reproductive Justice

Since the presidential election, people have been asking what strong advocacy organizations will defend reproductive health. Below is the list (not exhaustive) that the Reproductive Justice Committee has identified.

Downloadable PDF: RJ Advocacy Resources

Center for Reproductive Rights -For more than 20 years, the Center for Reproductive Rights has used the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill. CRC’s groundbreaking cases before national courts, UN committees, and regional human rights bodies have expanded access to reproductive healthcare, including birth control, safe abortion, prenatal and obstetric care, and unbiased information.  917-637-3600

NARAL Pro Choice America – An advocacy group made up of pro-choice women and men across the US with the mission of protecting and expanding reproductive freedom. This is done by lobbying Congress to convince your elected representatives to support your right to choose; connecting what happens in Congress or in the states to how your ability to make private decisions, (like choosing legal abortion) is affected; and working with our state affiliates to advance ideas that are good for women’s freedom. 202-973-3000

SisterSong – SisterSong is a Southern based, national membership organization; its purpose is to build an effective network of individuals and organizations to improve institutional policies and systems that impact the reproductive lives of marginalized communities. SisterSong’s mission is to strengthen and amplify the collective voices of indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicating reproductive oppression and securing human rights. (404)756-2680

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health – The work of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) focuses on three main program areas: Abortion Access and Affordability,

Sexual and Reproductive Health Equity and Immigrant Women’s Health and Rights. 212-422-2553

ReWire – Rewire is a nonprofit daily online publication that seeks to foster public knowledge and enlightenment through high-quality evidence-based news, analysis, commentary, and investigative reporting on issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice.

Planned Parenthood Action Fund – Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

Abortion Care Network -Founded in 2008, the Abortion Care Network (ACN) is the national association for independent community-based, abortion care providers and their allies. Together we work to ensure the rights of all people to experience respectful, dignified abortion care. Independent abortion providers care for the majority of people seeking abortion care in the U.S. – often serving individuals and families in the most rural parts of our nation and those with the least financial resources.

National Network of Abortion Funds -The National Network Of Abortion Funds builds power with members to remove financial and logistical barriers to abortion access by centering people who have abortions and organizing at the intersections of racial, economic and reproductive justice.

Physicians for Reproductive Health – Physicians for Reproductive Health unites the medical community and concerned supporters. Together, we work to improve access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including contraception and abortion, especially to meet the health care needs of economically disadvantaged patients. 646-366-1890

UU Women’s Foundation – UUWF is a continental membership organization that advances justice for women and promotes their spiritual growth. It is an independent non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation and one of only three associate member organizations of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Inheritor of a proud tradition, UUWF was formed in 1963 through consolidation of the Association of Universalist Women (founded in 1869 and believed to be the first organization of lay church women in the United States) and the Alliance of Unitarian Women (1890).  414-750-4404

Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice RC R C is the only national interfaith organization dedicated to reproductive choices, health, rights and justice. For more than 40 years, we have been educating, organizing and advocating wherever faith, policy and our reproductive lives intersect. 201-628-7700

Religious Institute – The Religious Institute is a multifaith organization dedicated to advocating for sexual health, education and justice in faith communities and society. More than 6, 400 religious professionals representing 70 faith traditions are part of the RI network. 203-222-0555

November, 2016