We have worked hard to build community with you. In this tough time, please know we are still here. We are continuing to share updates, resources and calls to action on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We are also working to create moments that we can continue to engage and connect while we stay home and stay safe. We will get through this together. Sending love to you … [Read more...] about Building community while staying home and staying safe
ou have probably gotten a postcard or mailer about the Census and know many people just end up putting it in the recycling bin. But did you know that the Census determines how political power and money from the federal government is distributed in our communities? From the money that goes to safe highways and affordable housing to critical education and health care programs, … [Read more...] about National Census Day Virtual Town Hall
In this time of global crisis, we need one another more than ever. In an effort to deepen our connection in these tough times, The Womxn Project is grateful to share that we just launched a new initiative, the Sustaining Community video series, to share information, resources and support to make sure that even if we cannot be in physical spaces together that we can still build … [Read more...] about #SustainingCommunity Video Series
In an effort to help our friends in Rhode Island navigate some important issues during this time, we have prepared a quick guide showing how to get support from various government agencies as well as some general information in case you have not been able to locate something. Please let The Womxn Project know if you need other kinds of help and we will do our best to find the … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Support Information
Advocates are coming together to help people take action, sustain their emotional and mental health, and continue to cultivate community from home. Joint statement on a new video series in collaboration with a robust set of partners, activists, health professionals and academics to help people feel supported and informed: “Earlier today, The Womxn Project, SisterSong: … [Read more...] about PR: New Initiative to Sustain Community in Trouble Times
Monday, March 16, 2020 || GoLocalProv News Team |||| The Womxn Project has announced the launch of a new art and activism piece on the need to get rid of obstacles to womxn’s leadership. The title of the video project is #BePresidential. … [Read more...] about Womxn Launches New Video Project Calling Out Barriers on Leadership
By Alexis Rapoza | March 6, 2020 ||| In Rhode Island, local religious groups and legislators have been attempting to block pro-choice legislation from passing on the state level but have been largely unsuccessful. Reproductive freedom activist groups like non-profit, feminist organization The Womxn Project, have organized and campaigned diligently for the passing of the … [Read more...] about Rhode Islanders travel to the United States Supreme Court to fight for reproductive rights
#BePresidential People debate about electability and what it takes to be successful in the board room or on the debate stage. They talk about how to be taken seriously, but of course not be seen as a know-it-all. We should smile more as we walk down the street or less when we are in the office. Womxn are told how to look like a leader, but the fact is that we are already … [Read more...] about #BePresidential They Said, Video Launched
The 2020 Census goes live TODAY, the 12th. It has huge ramifications for our state and our communities. PLEASE, take a moment to go online to fill it out. It can make a huge difference. Click HERE now. And then share with friends and family. Also, Secretary of State, Nellie M. Gorbea is holding a live conversation (which will be archived) that answers many people's … [Read more...] about We need you to be counted in the 2020 Census!
The Womxn Project was proud to join thousands of activists from across the country on Wednesday in front of the United States Supreme Court for a demonstration as part of the oral arguments in June Medical Services v. Russo, a critical case concerning abortion access. It was a truly amazing day. We were proud to show up 50 strong to make it clear that in Rhode Island we … [Read more...] about Our rights. Our decisions. Our movement.
The Womxn Project is proud to be at the State House and the Supreme Court today to ensure when someone needs an abortion they have the right and they can afford to get safe, compassionate care! We have built a movement here in Rhode Island – a strong and robust network of activists willing to speak up and show up to ensure that every person gets to make their own … [Read more...] about TODAY we show up – in DC and RI – for abortion access!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 4, 2020 We Will Speak Out and Step Up for Abortion Access The Womxn Project is proud to be at the State House and the Supreme Court today to ensure when someone needs an abortion they have the right and they can afford to get safe, compassionate care. (Providence, RI) - Statement by The Womxn Project on two different events happening on … [Read more...] about PR: We Will Speak Out and Step Up for Abortion Access
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 2, 2020 | Download Rhode Island Delegations Heads to DC to Make it Clear Abortion is Our Right and Our Decision Fifty Rhode Island students and activists are joining advocates from across the country in speaking out about laws that limit access to abortion care and interfere with personal decision making. [Providence, RI] - … [Read more...] about PR Statement: Rhode Island Delegations Heads to DC to Make it Clear Abortion is Our Right and Our Decision
WHAT A WEEK! We spoke out and helped stop an anti-abortion House resolution, showed up and testified for bills to end discrimination against LGBT parents and halt the practice of charging higher insurance rates to women, and distributed hundreds of postcards to the chair of House Finance to push for a hearing on our bill! Woo hoo! This is The Womxn Project in … [Read more...] about WOW. Another big one coming up!
We are continuing to work to support our activists up to the State House each week -- to push for support of our bill which gets rid of bans on health coverage for abortion. House Bill 7618 has 28 sponsors and Senate Bill 2476 has 19. This is VERY exciting. We will keep you posted on ways to help. - - - - - - - - - - - - We also want to SHOW UP for three other … [Read more...] about BIG WEEK At The State House!