Archives: Policy Packs
Every month we will release a new Policy Debate Pack that serves as a guide to an issue, from lingo to key statistics to stakeholders to history to taking action.
Maternal morbidity and mortality rates in the United States are increasing, and nowhere in the country are they as high as in Georgia. We had the privilege of working with the women of NCNW Spelman Section for their Black Maternal Health Week and on the creation of this pack. We thank them for allowing us to share in the power of their leadership.
Reproductive Rights, Health, and Justice: While those who choose to police and restrict our autonomy have risen in power, so too has our demand to be heard, our demand to choose what is best for our bodies, and our demand to have the opportunity to live those choices.
Voter suppression is still alive and well in America. Voter suppression laws and measures like cuts to early voting, voter ID laws, and purges of voter rolls all disproportionately impact Black, Latinx, American Indian or Alaska Native, low-income, and transgender voters.
With every executive order and hastily crafted legislation, the disability community is on the front lines fighting back as well as fighting for the rights and opportunities of all people. It’s time the feminist movement centers the dialogue and action of the disability community.