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The Moment is Now: Congress Must Take Steps to Address the Black Maternal Health Crisis

Early this summer, Representative Underwood, Kelly, Adams, and Senator Booker led a letter with over 160 members of Congress, urging leadership to prioritize maternal health in any upcoming package. More than 200 cross-movement organizations, including In Our Own Voice, National…

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The Women’s Health Protection Act is a critical first step to ensuring all pregnant people have access to safe and affordable abortion care

Nearly 500 laws that restrict or ban abortion have been passed since 2011. Increasingly, access to safe and affordable abortion care is dependent on where you live.  Roadblocks like medically unnecessary wait times, forcing providers to deliver inaccurate counseling, and requiring…

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Kristen Clarke, women of color nominees, and the hurdles they face

President Biden has nominated people with a diversity of professional, educational, and experiential backgrounds to serve in his cabinet and in other key agency positions. Many of these nominees are women of color, an exciting advancement and one that’s long…

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