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    Webinar: Pregnancy and Drug Use in the Central Valley: Hear From the Experts

    Drug use and pregnancy are sensitive subjects that are often addressed without the opportunity to hear from experts. Please join our webinar featuring medical experts who will discuss evidence-based research on drug use, addiction, and pregnancy. In addition, local legal and community advocates will offer insight into the current responses to drug use and pregnancy in the Central Valley and approaches that will advance maternal, fetal, and child health. 

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    Take Action to FREE Chelsea Becker!

    CALL TO URGENT ACTION: Demand that Kings County, California District Attorney Keith L. Fagundes dismiss the murder charge against Chelsea Becker! On November 6, 2019, Chelsea Becker was arrested and charged with murder under California Penal Code §187. Ms. Becker had experienced a stillbirth…

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NAPW DEFENDS AND ADVOCATES FOR THE RIGHTS, health, and dignity of pregnant and parenting women

ABOUT Us

NAPW combines legal advocacy, public education and organizing to achieve a country in which no one is arrested, shamed, or denied constitutional or human rights because they have the capacity for pregnancy, are pregnant, or because of any outcome of their pregnancies — including births, miscarriages, stillbirths and abortions. NAPW is committed to advancing the equal rights and personhood of all pregnant people including those most likely to be targeted for arrest, detention, and blame — low income women, women of color, and drug-using women.

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NAPW Defends PEOPLE WHO ARE PREGNANT AND...

These issues are in fact interconnected and all of NAPW’s work reflects this.

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How we defend and advance the rights
and dignity of people with the capacity for pregnancy

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NAPW News Release: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Concludes that Experiencing a Stillbirth is Not the Same as Murder and Supports Court Petition to Free Chelsea Becker

Chelsea Becker remains in Kings County jail charged with murder under California Penal Code §187 for having a stillbirth

On Friday, California Attorney ...