The Womxn Project Celebrates the 57th Anniversary of Medicaid/Medicare and calls for the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act July 30, 2022 Providence, RI—In response to news that the Inflation Reduction Act may soon pass the Senate, The Womxn Project issued the following statement: Today 150 million Americans have health coverage because of Medicare and Medicaid. … [Read more...] about PR: The Womxn Project Celebrates the 57th Anniversary of Medicaid/Medicare
Community Petition Quilt
One February 2020, The Womxn Project and Community Petition Quilt were added to the Christine Dunlap Farnham Archive, established and curated by the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women and Non-Binary People. This beautiful living petition and all other archive elements are available for the public to access through the Brown University Library here.
Fresh off its DC debut, our Petition Quilt is looking to get some face-time all around Rhody, and we need your help to do it! We're looking for volunteers to borrow sections of the quilt for parts (or all) of the upcoming Memorial Day long weekend. We are challenging ourselves (and you!) to snap photos of the quilt displayed all over our state and share the photos back to … [Read more...] about The Petition Quilt Tour, Memorial Day Weekend 2018
Join The Woman Project as the Sewing Bee series continues to build our Community Petition Quilt. Residents from all over the state have joined us in admiring the quilt, helping build it or just signing a square -- and you can too. No skills necessary and all ages welcome. COMPLETED: Hera Art Gallery … [Read more...] about Our Sewing Bees Continue, Join Us
It’s quite impossible to sum up the last two days. But let’s try! To begin with, the Woman Project is endlessly grateful to the Center for Reproductive Rights for their tireless work on behalf of reproductive freedom. It was an education, and one that will continue, to spend time with our counterparts from around the country. What a wealth of leadership and … [Read more...] about Washington DC, It’s a Wrap!
The Woman Project is taking our advocacy to protect Roe v. Wade to Washington, DC and we are bringing all the quilt signers with us. Petition 2.0 will meet some of our federal elected officials and get acquainted with our allies. As part of this trip we are going to put the quilt on display. Where will the quilt be displayed? Location: The Supreme Court 1 First Street … [Read more...] about The Reproductive Health Care Act Community Petition Quilt is going to Washington DC
The Woman Project was happy to join RI NOW (RI National Organization for Women), Planned Parenthood Votes! Rhode Island, Indivisible RI, The Women's Fund of Rhode Island, and the RIDP Women's Caucus for a great meeting with Governor Raimondo regarding the future of Reproductive Freedom in Rhode Island. Governor Raimondo stood up for the reproductive freedom by publicly … [Read more...] about Governor Raimondo signs a RHCA Petition 2.0 quilt square
Founded after the 2016 election, The Woman Project uses art to connect activists across Rhode Island. “The election was a wake-up call that we need to be more involved,” says co-founder Jordan Hevenor. “We thought that if we used art and activism, we would be able to engage more people.” Now in its second official year, the entirely volunteer-based group has meetings twice a … [Read more...] about Stitching to the State House: After bringing it to the state capitol, The Woman Project is taking its Petition 2.0 Quilt Project on the road
"We showed up for something we cared about, for each other, for ourselves, for women we knew and for women we would never personally know.” - Wendy Davis Senator Davis is best known for leading a Filibuster of legislation that would severely restrict abortion access in Texas. She started speaking at 11:18 am on June 25, 2013 and was forced to stop nearly 11 hours … [Read more...] about Senator Wendy Davis, West Warwick Native, Meets the Petition 2.0
February, 17, 2018: A collection of The Woman Project attended last Saturday’s evening’s presentation of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues at The Odeum Theater in East Greenwich. This was the 20th anniversary year of the production. TWP was invited specifically as one of three honored guests to receive the cast-determined “Vagina Warrior Award” for working with … [Read more...] about The Woman Project gets honored at The Vagina Monologues
Currently in creation, Petition 2.0 builds on the success and size of Petition 1.0. Petition 2.0 is designed as a quilt, where constituents can sign and decorate a square in support of The Reproductive Health Care Act. The Squares will be sewn together to create panels for a quilt, that will grow in size as we acquire more signatures. The Quilt will be displayed in the RI … [Read more...] about How Petition 2.0 is Being Made
This coming January 21st, the Woman Project and her network is putting on a SECOND Sewing Bee to prepare our "Quilt 2.0" for the opening of the State's session this coming end of January. Quilters and non-quilters alike (all ages too), please join us for a post Christmas, pre- New Years celebration of women's rights at the Unitarian Univeralists Congregation of South County … [Read more...] about The Mass Action Sewing Bee, January 21, 2018
May 13, 1-3pm "Our Voice, Our Choice: An Art-In for Reproductive Rights in Rhode Island" State Capitol Lawn This interactive event brought together Rhode Islanders who support a woman’s right to make their own reproductive health choices, and the passage of The Reproductive Health Care Act (H. 5343/S. 0274), which ensures safe and legal access to abortion services in Rhode … [Read more...] about Our Voice, Our Choice: An Art-In for Reproductive Rights in Rhode Island