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2014-05-30 16:24:39

WICHITA, Kan., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we look back on the last five years, we are once again struck by Dr. George Tiller's deep commitment to serving women. We will never truly understand Dr. Tiller's impact, but we can look at the thousands of women who he helped as a small measure of his lasting legacy. "South Wind Women's Center is honored to be caring for women in the same community where Dr. Tiller practiced for decades," stated Julie Burkhart, CEO and...

2014-03-18 23:26:47

"Stand Up for Reproductive Justice" will be held on Saturday, April 12th at 7p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. General admission tickets are $35 and can be purchased online. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 On Saturday, April 12 at 7:00pm, the Feminist Health Center will hold its annual awards celebration, “Stand Up for Reproductive Justice” (SURJ). The event will feature musical performances by BETTY, Madam Cj, and the Love Supremes; a...

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...

2014-02-22 23:00:36

"With the highest rate of pregnancy-associated deaths among all 50 states, Georgia proposes dangerous anti-woman policies while women continue to die. Over 35 organizations rally together in opposition at the Georgia State Capitol on 2/25 at 11:30am," according to the Feminist Women's Health Center. Atlanta, Geogia (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 On Tuesday, February 25 at 11:30am, over 35 organizations and hundreds of their members will rally together at the State Capitol. The...

2014-02-11 23:20:45

The board of directors of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (Imperative), a national organization dedicated to advancing the health and wellness of the 20 million Black women and girls throughout the nation, is pleased to welcome Linda Goler Blount, MPH, as the organization’s new President and CEO. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The board of directors of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (Imperative), a national organization dedicated to advancing the health and...

2013-12-20 23:03:24

Imperative Names Linda Blount as Organization’s New President and CEO Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Today, the board of directors of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (Imperative) announced that it has named Linda Blount as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer (CEO). Blount brings more than two decades of experience developing innovative and integrated strategic interventions to achieve health equity among communities of color. She has also been...

2013-10-07 23:24:25

NLIRH called the “go-to organization for all things Latina” by experts. New York (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) has been named one of the top 25 nonprofits in the nation working on reproductive health, rights, and justice by Philanthropedia, an online resource for donors who want to make a bigger difference with their charitable giving. NLIRH was ranked seventh of 25 high-performing nonprofit organizations, from a total of 139...

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...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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