Tag Archives: Health Equity

Celebrating Black Lives: Past, Present & Future

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.” – Carter G. Woodson

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Reproductive Justice: Beyond the statistics

We have all heard the statistics on the reproductive health disparities among women: The rates of unintended pregnancy for African American women and Latinas are nearly 2.5 and 2 times, respectively, the rate of White women. African American women are the mostly likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth.

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Dolores Huerta Stands with Planned Parenthood

 Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta recently took to her blog, featured on the Huffington Post, to voice her strong support for the essential services Planned Parenthood provides – especially for Latinos, who make up 22 percent of patients who receive our services.

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