NLNI Convening

On December 7-10, 2015, CLPP convened 32 activists in Fort Lauderdale, FL to celebrate how activists are putting the reproductive justice movement into action. The fall 2015 NLNI cohort generated a collaborative space supporting activists working in socially, politically, and economically hostile contexts.
On April 10th, 2015, CLPP convened 48 activists in Amherst, MA to identify critical challenges and opportunities and facing us in our movements, work, and leadership and to explore new ways of engagement and practice with each other.
From November 19-20, 2014, the New Leadership Networking Initiative convened 39 activists to discuss issues of state violence in communities of color and explore the role of communities of faith in reproductive health, rights, and justice movements. The annual fall meeting hosted an intergenerational group of activists representing 25 organizations from across the country in New Orleans for a one and a half day retreat.

The 2014 New Leadership Networking Initiative (NLNI) spring meeting was held in April 2014 and celebrated NLNI’s 15th anniversary.

NLNI groundbreakers and emerging leaders discussed their activist vision, experiences as leaders, the need for cross-fertilization between movements of ideas and approaches, and the impact that NLNI has had on their personal and professional experiences as young leaders.