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25Aug 22

Building a Bolder and Brighter RJ Future

For the average college student, a weekend in the nation's capital may include exploring the incredible brunch scene or sightseeing the historical landmarks across the city, but for the 12…

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04Nov 21

Elevating the Voices of Black Women through Storytelling

Black women's stories are often left untold, buried under the systemic misogyny and racism Black women face every day.  The silencing of our voices has a detrimental impact on our health and overall wellbeing. The Next Generation Leadership Institute…

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21Oct 21

Meet the HBCU Students Fighting for Reproductive Justice

During In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda’s Reproductive Justice Week of Action (RJWOA) earlier this month, four Next Generation Leadership Institute fellows participated in an Instagram Live panel to share how they are fighting for…

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23Jun 21

Positive Periods for All Menstruators

Positive periods should be a reality for all menstruators, but many people across the United States battle to access the period products they need. According to the Black Women's Health…

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22Apr 21

Consent On Campus

A Reproductive Justice world is one where women can pursue higher education without the threat of sexual violence on their campus. Unfortunately, that is not a reality for many women…

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05Mar 21

601 for Period Equity

In early January, Next Generation Leadership Institute Fellow (2020-2021) and Spelman College student Asia Brown launched 601 for Period Equity. Since then, the organization has donated nearly 500 care packages…

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25Feb 21

Black Herstory Month

Year round, our Next Generation Institute Fellows are championing Reproductive Justice, following in the footsteps of the many Black women leaders who came before them. To keep them inspired and…

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25Oct 20

Amplifying and Mobilizing the HBCU Vote 

Far too often, the voices of HBCU students are stifled in the campus voting conversation. The Next Generation Leadership Institute fellows are shifting that narrative and are leading the charge…

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22Sep 20
Ways to Get Involved

4 Ways to Get Involved

Black women are powerful. We have always been politically engaged. Despite concerted efforts time and time again to silence our voices and votes, Black women have always led movements for…

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28Aug 20
2021 - 2022 Class of NextGen Fellows

Following the Next Generation Leadership Institute

We are excited to welcome the 2020-2022 class of our Next Generation Leadership Institute. The 12 fellows in this class of NextGen rock stars are awe-inspiring and devoted to serving their campus communities. They are dedicated to empowering their peers, advancing…

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27May 20

Congratulations 2020 Next Generation Leadership Institute Graduates

In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Agenda hosted the Next Generation Leadership Institute inaugural cohort graduation ceremony on May 20, 2020.  Staff members and fellows gathered virtually to honor the dedication and commitment that our nine bold fellows displayed throughout the program.
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15Oct 19

Reproductive Justice is Our Movement!

By Shamya Hutchinson I am so grateful to have been able to experience the amazing spirit, love, and power of the Reproductive Justice movement Sept 19-Sept 24 in Washington DC.…

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