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Jul 20

Legal Round Up: What a Year! 

Legal Round Up: What a Year!  2021 is on track to be the worst legislative session for abortion restrictions in decades. Since January, 549 abortion restriction bills have been introduced in 47 states, and 69 of them have been enacted.  Worst of all, in May the Supreme Court announced it would hear Dobbs v. Jackson…

Jul 09

Our Team is Growing!

  Our Team is Growing!     The RHAP team keeps on growing! Meet our new Program Coordinator and Development Intern, Brandy and Piper!   Brandy Bautista, Program Coordinator  Brandy (she/her) joined us at the end of May as our Program Coordinator. Brandy graduated from California State University with a BA in Women and Gender Studies and has…

Jun 16

Join us in celebrating Pride!

This month we come together in celebration of Pride! Pride month, hosted each year in June, honors the dynamic and resilient LGBTQIA+ community and commemorates the 1969 Stonewall riots – a night of resistance foundational to the modern-day gay liberation movement. While June is a period for celebration, community, and love, we also recognize the barriers that…

Jun 02

Fund the Fellowship

Did you know that fewer than 6% of family medicine residency programs provide training in comprehensive reproductive health care? This means most people can’t see their primary care provider for basic health services like contraception and early pregnancy loss care. RHAP’s Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship helps fill this gap in clinical education. The…

May 14

Updated Birth Control Poster!

 RHAP has been making changes to our contraception resources. This project started with our Birth Control Choices Fact Sheet. We moved away from using efficacy as our organizing principle and focused on presenting the critical information, using unbiased language, and organizing the methods alphabetically. You will start to notice these changes in all of our…

May 04

Help Train More Clinicians

Let’s say you needed contraception, abortion care, or early pregnancy loss care… Shouldn’t your regular health care provider be able to provide reproductive health care as easily as a physical? Nearly every county in every state has a primary care clinician who could provide this care. Then why is reproductive health care training, in particular…

Apr 23

Black Lives Matter

The Reproductive Health Access Project condemns the recent murder of Daunte Wright, a Black man in Minnesota who was shot and killed by police on Sunday, April 11, 2021. Daunte Wright leaves behind his parents, Katie and Aubrey Wright, and his son, Daunte Jr. State sanctioned police violence has once again taken another Black parent and…