Forward Together at 25: The Power of Reproductive Justice

September 15, 2014

The following post is part of our 25th anniversary blog series, and is written by Eveline Shen, Executive Director of Forward Together. When I first came to Forward Together, then Asians and Pacific Islanders for Reproductive Health, I stepped into our 600 square foot office in Oakland's...

Forward Together at 25: Black-Asian Collaboration and Interracial Solidarity

September 12, 2014

This post is part of our 25th Anniversary blog series and is written by Echoing Ida's Cynthia R. Greenlee.When I first joined the black women's writing collective Echoing Ida, I wondered why an organization such as Forward Together (which started as Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice) would...

Forward Together at 25: We are Echoing Ida!

September 10, 2014

This post is part of our 25th anniversary blog series, "Forward Together at 25." Echoing Ida exists to support and amplify the voices of Black women – encouraging them to tell their stories and propose solutions to the issues they see in their communities. With 15 Idas and plans to expand...

September 17th, 2014

Thanks to Edith Sargon from Wellstone Action, Zach Norris from The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and Aimee Thorne-Thomsen from Advocates for Youth sharing their reflections about our past 25 years of #buildingpower together and what we can do to move forward for the next 25 and more. http://www.reproductivejusticeblog.org/2014/09/forward-together-at-25-buildingpower.html


Forward Together at 25: #BuildingPower Nationwide
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During our 25th anniversary celebration, we focused on the importance of building power so all fam...

September 17th, 2014

Our Policy Director and Director of Youth Organizing are in #DC with All Above All to tell our Congresspeople to #BeBoldEndHyde and to lift all abortion coverage bans now!


September 15th, 2014

"Our communities wanted more than just the right to abortion—we wanted the well-being of women and girls and through their own empowerment to make healthy decisions about our bodies, sexuality and reproduction. We sought reproductive justice in all areas of our lives." Executive Director, Eveline Shen reflects on the power for reproductive justice for our 25th anniversary: http://www.reproductivejusticeblog.org/2014/09/forward-together-at-25-power-of.html #FTat25 #buildingpower


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