Reproductive Health Access Project

Reproductive Health Access Project

Dec 12

We are Moving!

Since day one, the Reproductive Health Access Project has been getting free office space from a large community health center in New York City. This is really no small thing. Being embedded within a large, cutting edge primary care clinic allowed us to easily keep our fingers on the pulse of community health care. The…

Dec 05

End of Year

Did you know that one in five pregnancies ends in a miscarriage? Six percent of family physicians (and even fewer nurse practitioners and physician assistants) learn the skills to comprehensively manage early pregnancy loss—despite the fact that millions of people in the United States get their pregnancy care from primary care providers. Our Miscarriage Care…

Nov 27

#GivingTuesday

This is the fifth year RHAP is participating in the #GivingTuesday campaign. #GivingTuesday was created as a national day of giving to kick-off the holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations like ours. #GivingTuesday takes place on November 28th, the Tuesday right after Thanksgiving. All gifts to us on #GivingTuesday…

Nov 23

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale!

RHAP is having a sale! In honor of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, our patient education sheets, birth control user guides, and clinical tools, including our popular “Your Birth Control Choices” poster, will be 15% off using the promo code “cyber2017”.  We offer these resources in high quality color prints that are great for health…

Nov 21

New Interns!

RHAP values the work that our interns do to contribute to our mission of making reproductive health care accessible to all. We are fortunate to have two amazing women join our team this fall! Kallie McLoughlin is a recent graduate of Clark University where she majored in Political Science.  Her passion for reproductive justice was…

Nov 17

Native American Heritage Month: Winona LaDuke

Our second feature for #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth is the environmental and Anishinaabe activist Winona LaDuke. Growing up, she was raised in a town in Oregon where neither Jews (her mother’s heritage) nor Native Indians surrounded her, and began to understand what it meant to be “othered”. She wasn’t enrolled in the Ojibwe Nation (her father’s tribe) at the…

Nov 14

Reflections on Reproductive Justice and Leadership Development

Natalie Kopke, Program Associate Naomi (RHAP’s Operations Associate) and I were invited to attend the New Leadership Network Initiative (NLNI), a project of CLPP, a reproductive justice-focused organization working to educate, train, and support new and old activists in pushing for reproductive rights, freedom, and justice for all. This year, NLNI was held as a pre-conference to SisterSong’s 20th Anniversary conference,…

Nov 10

Native American Heritage Month: Wilma Mankiller

RHAP’s first feature of #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth is the resilient Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010), the first woman principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, which is the second largest tribe in the United States. Born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, to a Cherokee father and Dutch-Irish mother, her family relocated to San Francisco under the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Relocation Program.…