More than 30 groups have come together to form a statewide campaign to leverage their collective strength to push for the passage of the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act in 2022. It is often said that together we are strong. We know this is true. Look what we have accomplished together over the past few years. We passed the RPA. We led an effort to push for … [Read more...] about EXCITING New Campaign in RI for Equal Abortion Coverage
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 26, 2021 Contact: Jocelyn Foye, Director [email protected] Provocative Series on RI Slave Trade Launches in Providence With support from local funders, The Womxn Project along with artists and writers are telling the story of how this state was built and shining a light on the history … [Read more...] about PR: Provocative Series on RI Slave Trade Launches in Providence
My name is Barbara Colt. I am on the board of directors for The Womxn Project. The Womxn Project is a statewide organization focused on leveraging the power of art, activism, advocacy and education to advance the principles of reproductive justice, which demands that we all have the right to determine when and how we build our relationships, families and futures and that we … [Read more...] about Support of H5787, H6075, & H5790: Eliminate state bans on health coverage for state employees and the Medicaid program
We are so grateful to everyone who was able to testify in support of the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act (EACA) bill when it was heard in the Senate. It’s time to keep up the fight for abortion coverage in our hearing THIS THURSDAY! Speak out to help get rid of bans on health coverage for abortion for state employees and the Medicaid program. 4 THINGS YOU CAN DO RIGHT NOW … [Read more...] about THIS THURSDAY (5/13): Hearing on the abortion coverage bill. Here are 4 simple things you can do today.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 26, 2021 Contact: Jocelyn Foye, Director [email protected] Committee to Hear Bill to End Bans on Abortion Coverage The Womxn Project makes it clear that legislators should be working to eliminate barriers to health services in these troubled times – not allowing care to be pushed out of … [Read more...] about PR: Committee to Hear Bill to End Bans on Abortion Coverage
We know you know how important it is to DEMAND action and engage with our elected officials. But couldn’t we all use some pointers on how to be more effective advocates? In partnership with the National Women’s Law Center, The Womxn Project co-hosted a (virtual) testimony writing workshop and social hour! Join the guest speaker, Peshka Calloway, as she gives an amazing … [Read more...] about Testify 101 Workshop