Abortion

Sep 07

Focus on a Cluster: Montana

In July, the Reproductive Health Access Network’s newest Cluster in Montana met for the first time. Thanks to the leadership of longtime RHAP member and reproductive health champion, Dr. Joey Banks, the Montana Cluster has gotten off the ground and is moving full speed ahead. The first meeting brought together 12 clinical advocates and activists from…

Sep 03

Accepting Applications for 2020 Fellows

 Our Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship is now accepting applications for 2020-2021 fellows. This year-long fellowship is an intensive clinical training program that develops family medicine leaders who provide, teach, and advocate for comprehensive reproductive health care. We are recruiting for four positions: two in New York City, one in Boston, and one in Washington…

Aug 27

Organize, Mobilize, and Magnify: Netroots Nation 2019

In July, RHAP’s National Organizer, Laura Riker, and Organizer, Hailey Broughton-Jones, headed to Philadelphia for Netroots Nation 2019.  Netroots Nation is one of the largest conventions dedicated to activism and social justice for the progressive movement. We were excited to dive into training sessions and focus on building our campaign and organizing skills. The conference is also…

Aug 20

The Access Circle

One of our wonderful monthly donors, Maureen Falencki, graciously decided to share her personal story with our community because she feels that there is a huge need for access to reproductive health through education. Stories like hers, along with those of our community of monthly supporters, have inspired us to create a monthly giving program to help…

Jul 22

Maureen’s Story

Growing up in a family of physicians and eventually becoming a Nurse Practitioner, health care has been both a personal and professional interest for me. I was raised in a strict Catholic family where the topic of sex was rarely discussed. At school, sex education was not a part of the health curriculum. Talking about…

Jul 16

We’re Hiring!

We’re growing! The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is seeking a full-time Communications Manager and a part-time Fall Development Intern to join our team. Supporting the work of a small but busy organization, these positions will play a key role in ensuring that RHAP meets its short and long-term strategic goals. Through our national organizing…

Jun 25

Spotlight on a Donor

Dr. Nishant Shah is a family medicine and public health physician. He has worked in full-spectrum primary care, obstetrics, and abortion care for many years, as well as in behavioral health and addiction medicine. He is also a consultant supporting family planning programs and a trainer for the UCSF Bixby Beyond the Pill program. Dr.…

Jun 18

#StopTheBans

It has been a tumultuous few weeks for reproductive rights. Nine states – Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Utah – now have anti-abortion laws that criminalize clinicians and patients. Several more states have similar bans that are likely to pass in the coming weeks. These cruel and unconstitutional laws are the…