NAPW at the 2018 Black Maternal Health Conference and Training Institute in Atlanta, GA

NAPW Senior Staff Attorney Aarin Williams and Research & Program Associate Victoria St. Clair attended Black Mamas Matter Alliance’s inaugural Black Maternal Health Conference and Training Institute in Atlanta, GA! The 2018 Conference and Training Institute focused on “Empowering the Movement for Black Maternal Health, Rights, and Justice”. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to connect with and learn from maternal health care providers, advocates and activists around the country fighting for Black maternal health, rights and justice.

NAPW Co-Hosts “American Poverty and Gender: Government Control and Neglect of Women Living in Poverty” event

Last month, NAPW co-hosted a public panel discussion entitled "American Poverty and Gender: Government Control and Neglect of Women Living in Poverty" at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law. The event followed the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights’ December 2017 visit to the United States, and explored “the intersections of gender, poverty, and race, with a particular focus on how state surveillance, punishment, and limited access to health care impact the human rights of women.

Join us in NYC 10/5 to hear NAPW board member Dr. Khiara Bridges on her new book: The Poverty of Privacy Rights

Join NAPW at Revolution Books in New York City 10/5 to hear NAPW board member Dr. Khiara Bridges speak about her new book: The Poverty of Privacy Rights.

"Dr. Bridges' book exposes the deeply-rooted and systematic 'disenfranchisement of the rights to privacy' of poor pregnant women in the U.S. The book tells the hidden story of the dehumanizing government invasion of every corner of their lives.

Save the Date for the 2018 Take Root: Red State Perspectives on Reproductive Justice conference: February 23 + 24, 2018 in Norman, OK!

Next year's Take Root: Red State Perspectives on Reproductive Justice conference will be February 23-24, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma.

Take Root features speakers and leaders from the South and Midwest. Over its 8 year history, this inspiring event has brought people together to connect around a shared commitment to reproductive justice, human rights and resistance.