Reproductive Justice Lobby Day Stories: Ev Evnen & Rev. Heather Haginduff

Last month, we joined seven partner organizations to host a reproductive justice virtual lobby day for advocates and a handful of our state legislators. During that event, our storyteller Ev uplifted the experience of trans masculine people while Rev. Heather Haginduff shared her abortion story, highlighting the importance of comprehensive sexual education. Both of theirContinue reading “Reproductive Justice Lobby Day Stories: Ev Evnen & Rev. Heather Haginduff”

Black Maternal Health Week: Claiming our Power, Resilience, and Liberation

April is National Minority Health Month, a month-long initiative to advance health equity across the country on behalf of all racial and ethnic minorities. This week is also the fourth annual national Black Maternal Health Week. It was founded and is led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. The campaign serves to amplify the voicesContinue reading “Black Maternal Health Week: Claiming our Power, Resilience, and Liberation”

What’s Happening in Armenia?

This past legislative session, I had the privilege of working closely with the Western Region of the Armenian National Committee of America (among other communities as well as the bill sponsors Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet, Representative Emily Sirota, Senator Steve Fenberg, and Senator Dennis Hisey) to pass HB20-1336: Holocaust And Genocide Studies In Public Schools. Continue reading “What’s Happening in Armenia?”