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Femme Visibility with Cyreé Jarelle Johnson

Cyrée Jarelle Johnson is a self-described high femme with a chronic illness and whole lot of dykey spunk. Ze is a writer, development associate for Roots and River Productions, and a blogger for elixher.com. Leticia Contreras, CLPP's Communications Assistant, interviews Cyreé about hir RRASC internship with Women With a Vision, femme visibility, the struggle of living in an ableist world, and what being a political black, high femme, lesbian means to hir.

CLPP 2013 Conference Podcasts! Listen in!

Were you unable to join us for our conference last month? Do you wish you could hear that amazing speech just one more time? Well wish no more because we now have our saturday morning plenary all on Itunes. Check out the activists, community members, students and more who spoke out for reproductive freedom on April 13th at Hampshire College. All podcast can be found here.

PRA Releases New RJ Activist Resource Kit

Our Political Research Associates partners have released a new edition of their Reproductive Justice Activist Resource Kit (ARK). They launched the new Reproductive Justice ARK at our CLPP conference a few weeks ago. We encourage everyone to take a moment to download this resource for free on their website: http://www.politicalresearch.org

CLPP to Co-Sponsor The Center for Popular Economics' 2013 Summer Institute

CLPP is delighted to Co-sponor the Center for Popular Economics' (CPE) Summer Institute! The CPE's Summer Institute is a week-long intensive training in economics for activists, educators, media makers, and anyone who wants a better understanding of how the economy works. Their trainings are highly participatory and build on the knowledge and experience of their participants. No background in economics is necessary. The Summer Insitute will take place August 4 - 9, 2013 at Hampshire College.

Check out our new CLPP conference video!

Our CLPP student group has been working tirelessly since January to prepare for the conference. Recently they put together a promotional video for our 2013 conference! Check it out and don't forget to register for our 27th annual From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom conference. Looking forward to seeing you April 12th - 14th in Amherst, MA!

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