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Welcome to Feminist Women’s Health Center’s blog featuring latest updates & news about our center, stories from the community, updates from the Capitol, guest blog posts by reproductive justice leaders and much more.

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Dear Family, I write today about the horrific deaths of Black people at the hands of those who are sworn to protect and serve. Ahmad Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd are but the latest victims of systemic racist violence. Atlanta, Minneapolis, New York City...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

MARCH 16th COVID 19 Update: Read below to learn about how we are prioritizing our patient and staff safety. We are closely monitoring the situation and our protocols will be updated using the latest guidance from CDC and public health authorities.  Dear Feminist...

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Spotlight: Joanna Caldwell

Spotlight: Joanna Caldwell

We’d like to highlight emerging leaders who are former interns or fellows at Feminist and continue to empower and advocate within their communities. Whether it’s a magazine release, a blog feature, or a scholarly article, we want to recognize and celebrate these...

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Spotlight: Khye Tyson

Spotlight: Khye Tyson

We’d like to highlight emerging leaders who are former interns or fellows at Feminist and continue to empower and advocate within their communities. Whether it’s a magazine release, a blog feature, or a scholarly article, we want to recognize and celebrate these...

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BREAKING NEWS: We are suing!

BREAKING NEWS: We are suing!

We at the Feminist Women’s Health Center have been combating outrageous attacks threatening our bodily autonomy and abortion access in our state legislature all year--and now we are taking it to the courts! As the only independent abortion provider also doing advocacy...

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Feminist Center Roundtable: #VuleyFellows

Feminist Center Roundtable: #VuleyFellows

     Below, graduates of our first two alumni cohorts (2017 & 2018) share their reflections about the Errin J. Vuley Fellows Program, this past legislative session, and reproductive justice.       "I hope to complete research on what marginalized communities need...

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Save the Date

Save the Date

Thank you for your support, leadership and energy in our fight against anti-abortion bill HB 481. We have not had a clear victory yet but we will fight until we win. Yesterday over a hundred supporters and coalition partners came together at the state capitol to show...

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Feria Hispana de la Salud

Feria Hispana de la Salud

On August 25th dozens of community leaders and health and social service providers mobilized in the city of Canton, in Cherokee County, for our Second Annual Hispanic Health Fair. Once the doors of the Monte de Sion church opened, the laughter of the children, the...

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Glow Up for Reproductive Justice Throwback

Glow Up for Reproductive Justice Throwback

We are still reeling from all the love and support that we received during our first ever virtual fundraiser. Here is a little sneak peek from the night that was Glow Up for Reproductive Justice 2018. You can also relive the "live" event on our Facebook page...

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Glow Up for Reproductive Justice: Son Ah Yun

Glow Up for Reproductive Justice: Son Ah Yun

Son Ah Yun has over 17 years experience building movements across social justice issues. She is proud to say ten of those years were the most important, caring for her children Jae Mi and Kalvin. Son Ah previously served as the Deputy Director of Programs and Policy...

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Glow Up for Reproductive Justice: Leng Leng Chancey

Glow Up for Reproductive Justice: Leng Leng Chancey

Leng Leng Chancey is an activist, community organizer and champion for human rights issues. Her longstanding passions revolve around social justice issues concerning communities of color, with “equitable access for all” as her motto. In 2013, Leng Leng, along with...

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Glow Up for Reproductive Justice: Erin Grant

Glow Up for Reproductive Justice: Erin Grant

Erin is an inspiration, a key leader and resource in the fight for reproductive freedom across the nation. As Deputy Director at Abortion Care Network their role is to strengthen partnerships and work to deepen community based support for independent abortion clinics....

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Glow Up for Reproductive Justice: Monica Simpson

Glow Up for Reproductive Justice: Monica Simpson

Pic Courtesy: SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective Monica Raye Simpson is the Executive Director of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective. A native of rural North Carolina, Monica organizes against human rights violations, the...

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Kwajelyn Jackson, New Executive Director

Kwajelyn Jackson, New Executive Director

Kwajelyn Jackson currently serves as Executive Director at Feminist Women's Health Center (FWHC) in Atlanta, GA, leading the entire organization’s operations, abortion clinic, civic engagement, education and outreach teams. Since 2013 she has led the expansion of...

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We won! But it’s not over yet.

We won! But it’s not over yet.

The 2018 legislative session is over, and we are proud of what we accomplished. For the fourth year in a row because of your support, no new abortion restrictions have been passed! This year we fought off attacks on abortion access for minors and a bill that would...

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