by Adrian BallouAs we put the finishing touches on conference materials and workshops, one piece of conference attendance is at the forefront of our minds — ensuring everyone is able to access the conference.
Mia Mingus, past CLPP conference speaker, coined the term access intimacy: the ease in relationships that happens when disabled people don’t have to continually push for basic needs. We strive to make that a reality in our movement spaces.
On October 3, 1977 Rosuara “Rosie” Jiménez became the first known victim to be killed by the Hyde Amendment. “We remember her because she has become a symbol—a human face—of all women and girls everywhere who are denied their human right to safe, legal, funded, and accessible abortion care.” (Bloom)
What are you doing this summer? Are you a college student interested in interning at a reproductive rights or social justice non-profit organization this summer? Then apply for CLPP's Reproductive Rights Activist Service Corps (RRASC)! You'll get to intern at a great organization for 10-weeks in Summer 2016 and receive a $3500 stipend. Applications are due February 1, 2016 by 11:59pm PST. APPLY HERE