As an environmental chemistry major, I am constantly asked by people in my department why I work for a civil liberties program on campus instead of getting a job being a research assistant or concentrating on hard science work. My answer lies a lot in what it means to be a Hampshire student in general. I strongly believe that to be a well-rounded scientist, and a scientist whose work is valuable to what's happening in the world right now, you MUST be involved in social justice and realize the connections between it and environmental justice.
2012 Conference Blog
April 16, 2012
As we wind down from an amazing weekend of sharing, learning, and strengthening ourselves and our work, the blog posts and reflections are beginning to come in. Here are a few thoughts we've found online so far. More will come soon. And feel free to add your own! “I had an activist’s dream of a weekend.”
March 8, 2012
The CLPP office is filled with boxes of programs, packets, and conference workshop materials. Students and staff are channeling their passions by working overtime to get everything set. People have been supporting us flowers and snacks. And all the strong, smart, amazing people who will be attending and speaking this weekend are getting excited to learn, connect, and renew! By Luis Vargas at PopDev: “Every conference is a reminder that there is still so much to do...."
by Morgan Drewniany
February 29, 2012
February 14, 2012
Getting to the conference can be expensive! We are committed to bringing together student and community activists who are most affected by reproductive injustices – and who are on the front lines of creating reproductive justice! As part of this commitment, we have fundraising resources for you to use and some stipends available to lower your travel and hotel expenses.
February 14, 2012
Each year at our conference, From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom, all participants receive a packet of information and resources. We need your help to make this year’s packet useful, informative, and comprehensive. If you know of an accessible and awesome fact sheet, report, guide, or other resource related to reproductive health, human rights, or social justice, please let us know!