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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…

Aug 14

Carol’s Story

For most of my life, I have worked in the financial industry and seen first hand how many women experience lower pay levels, workplace harassment, and inadequate health care. It sometimes seems like women are treated like second-class citizens–especially when it comes to their reproductive health care. Everyone should be able to thrive in both their…

Jul 30

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 people joining our team this summer! Marisa Peters is RHAP’s Summer 2019 Communications Intern. She is currently a senior at Union College majoring in French and Sociology…

Jul 23

New Research! Support Family Physicians – Expand Access to Abortion Care

We’re excited to share that findings from our annual five-year follow-up survey of family medicine residents trained in abortion care have just been published in the journal Contraception! We explored whether residents who had intended to provide abortion after residency actually went on to offer abortion care five years after graduating. Here are our key findings: Those who…

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…

Jul 02

Apply Now for the 2019-2020 Miscarriage Care Initiative

Applications are now being accepted for our 2019-2020 Miscarriage Care Initiative. The Miscarriage Care Initiative expands access to evidence-based, patient-centered miscarriage care in primary care settings. Our vision is to support family clinicians and clinic administrators to integrate all three forms of miscarriage management – expectant, medication, and manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) management – into…

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.…