At the height of the ‘60s, a group of young women in Chicago dropped out of the male-dominated civil rights and anti-war movements to do something about terrible experiences pregnant women were facing.
Pausing to savor partial successes is one way to sustain ourselves in the struggle to preserve democracy and build a fairer, more sustainable country. It's been a hell of a week, even if we're working for so much more. Enjoy it!
Residents of Texas who need access to abortion must now leave their home state to access care. Texans are essentially living as if it were 1972, before Roe vs. Wade. Anyone who seeks abortion care — and those who help them — can be severely penalized.
I recently completed the 5-session workshop entitled “White People Challenging Racism (WPCR) – Moving from Talk to Action.” I signed up for this with some trepidation, not knowing what to expect. I am a white woman in my 60s and, to be honest, in the early stage of my racial awareness journey.