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2014-03-13 23:01:50

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health applauds new bill that would ensure women and families can access health care their tax dollars support WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Women’s health advocates, health care providers, and immigrant health and rights leaders applaud Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) for introduction of the “Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2014.” The groundbreaking legislation...

2013-09-20 23:00:26

NLIRH honored for use of social media in lifting the voices of Latinas for reproductive justice NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) announces its award for best nonprofit in social media from Latinos in Tech Innovation & Social Media (LATISM), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community through digital media. Other nominees in the nonprofit...

2013-08-09 23:03:04

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health announces Solidaridad Awards for exceptional partnership. New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 As part of the annual national Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is announcing its honoring of the Guttmacher Institute and the National Council of Jewish Women with the Solidaridad Awards for ongoing support and exceptional partnership in advancing health, dignity, and...

2013-08-06 23:20:27

Latinas and their families know #15years is too long to wait. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) launches its fourth annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice. With the support of more than 85 organizations, including the partnership of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), NLIRH’s activists will rally...

2012-06-28 23:03:46

Landmark legislation will help eliminate health disparities. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Today the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the constitutionality of the historic Affordable Care Act (ACA). The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) applauds this decision as a significant victory for Latinas, who are more likely than other groups to face structural barriers that prevent them from accessing health care and preventive services. “Latinas have...

2012-04-21 23:03:50

Latinas overrepresented in jobs with high exposures to toxic products. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) celebrates Earth Day 2012 by joining a national call for common-sense limits on toxic chemicals–limits that would reduce the disproportionate impact of toxic chemicals on the reproductive health and well-being of Latinas, our families, and our communities. “Latinas have a special stake in toxic chemical...


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