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The Women’s Law Project has brought and won lawsuits challenging gender discrimination. It has worked to eliminate gender discrimination in laws and institutions, to promote changes in the legal system that will improve the status and opportunities of women and their families, to improve the responses of public agencies to women’s needs, to educate the public about the status of women’s rights, and to empower women by providing information which enables them to address problems in their lives.
Women’s Way is a catalyst for change with three programs impacting women, girls, and families in our region: advocacy, grant-making, and public education.
Women’s Opportunities & Resource Center promotes social and economic self-sufficiency primarily for economically disadvantaged women and their families. WORC provides entrepreneurial training, individual business assistance, incentive savings programs, and access to business and financial resources.
Clara Bell Duvall Reproductive Freedom Project defends and advances reproductive rights and liberties in Pennsylvania through research, education, advocacy, and litigation to ensure access to safe and legal reproductive health services for all.
Access Matters (formerly Family Planning Council) innovates, empowers, and works to equalize access to sexual and reproductive health care for teens and adults in need. They conduct research, offer programs, training, consulting, and other services for southeast Pennsylvania and beyond.
Women Against Abuse (WAA) is a domestic violence advocacy organization that strives to provide a continuum of care – from telephone crisis counseling to long-term supportive housing – in a manner that promotes victim safety, autonomy and dignity.
Mazzoni Center provides quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBTQ-focused environment, while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals they serve. They offer training and education, legal services and are strong social justice advocates in the Philadelphia community.
Congreso de Latinos Unidos is a nonprofit organization founded in 1977 with a mission to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education and health services, leadership development and advocacy.
CLPP (Civil Liberties and Public Policy) inspires, educates, trains and supports new activists and leadership to secure reproductive freedom, justice, and sexual rights for everyone.
SisterSong is a women of color reproductive justice collective whose mission is to strengthen and amplify the collective voices of indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicating reproductive oppression and securing human rights.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health builds Latina power to guarantee the fundamental human right to reproductive health, dignity and justice.
All*Above All unites organizations and individuals to build support for lifting the bans that deny abortion coverage. Their vision is to restore public insurance coverage so that every woman, however much she makes, can get affordable, safe abortion care when she needs it.
Lady Parts Justice uses comedy, culture, and digital media to expose threats to reproductive rights and engage individuals to take action.
In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda is a partnership between five organizations: Black Women for Wellness, Black Women’s Health Imperative, New Voices Pittsburgh, SisterLove, Inc. and SPARK Reproductive Justice Now. Their mission is to develop a national Reproductive Justice strategy to proactively protect the abortion rights of Black women; coordinate and support state-based fights for abortion rights and contraceptive access; galvanize Black women across the country in support of abortion rights, contraceptive access and comprehensive sex education; and put a national public face on the Reproductive Justice policy and advocacy efforts of Black women.
Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE) envisions a world where all people have agency over their own bodies and relationships, and the power, knowledge, and tools to exercise that agency. URGE builds this vision by engaging young people in creating and leading the way to sexual and reproductive justice for all by providing training, field mobilization, and national leadership for a youth-driven agenda.
NARAL Pro-Choice America lobbies Congress to convince elected representatives to support our right to choose; they work with state affiliates to advance ideas that are good for women’s freedom and fight back against bad ideas that threaten privacy; and they use the political process to elect lawmakers who share pro-choice values and defeat candidates who don’t.
National Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) advocates for policy changes to a broad range of sexual and reproductive justice issues that impact the lives of Asian Pacific Islander women and girls, and continues to educate its members, policymakers and the public on these issues.
UltraViolet is a powerful and rapidly growing community of people from all walks of life mobilized to fight sexism and expand women’s rights, from politics and government to media and pop culture. UltraViolet works on a range of issues including health care, economic security, violence, reproductive rights, racial justice, and immigration by putting the voices of all women, especially women of color and LGBTQ women, front and center.
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