Blog (Reproductive Justice)
Over the past four years, our Reproductive Justice Project has supported incredible work Milwaukee thanks to our donors
What is going on? The news seems obsessed. The blogs and news about the Smith Bill are never ending. Isn’t the term forcible rape redundant? Isn’t all rape forced?
I am just thrilled that the media is finally, finally paying attention to the black infant mortality crisis. At the same time, I want to scream because it’s now all the rage in the news and the issue is getting used as the back drop for stories on co sleeping deaths and teen pregnancy. Wrong! The leading cause of infant death is low birth weight which is not synonymo
What a day I had last Thursday.
Be aware, not misled says Sarah Noble, managing director of the Reproductive Justice Colllective in her Milwaukee Journal Sentinel opinion piece about the black baby billboard campaign Sarah gets immediately to the heart of this pro-life effort to drive a racial wedge into reproductive rights discussions.
Help us create a world that is just and fair.
Women & Girls: A Snapshot
In 2011, there was a 13.6% drop in Milwaukee’s teen birth rate—its lowest level in decades—to 35.7 births per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years old.