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Support #BlackGirlMagic for Reproductive Justice!

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THE STORY:

New Voices Pittsburgh Inc wrote -

New Voices is celebrating nearly 12 years of building the movement for Reproductive Justice in the Rust Belt Region! We utilize the Reproductive Justice framework as our innovative strategy to specifically engage Black women and girls in community organizing for lasting social change. New Voices is a groundbreaking organization that organizes in local communities to build a Reproductive Justice movement that centers Black women and Black girls and that is meaningfully supported by our allies. We believe that we all have the Human Right to control our bodies, sexuality, gender, work and reproduction and at this time, it is the critical moment to tap into the infinite leadership potential of Black women and girls. We believe in the power of Black women and girls. So should you. Black women are disproportionately impacted by economic shifts, political maneuvering on the far-right and the systemic impact of police violence. The 2012 Measure of America report, "Women's Well-Being: Ranking America's Top 25 Metro Areas," cites that Black women in Pittsburgh have the life expectancy of women living in developing countries such as Honduras or Jamaica. Moreover, we are more likely to die from preventable diseases like diabetes and heart disease than any other group of women, have access to affordable and culturally competent health care and experience reproductive oppression. We need to empower ourselves and build power with each other to make positive, informed decisions about our lives and to take charge of the policies governing our lives. New Voices walks the walk. Since 2004, we have served 20,000+ Black women and girls, women of color and LGBTQ people of color in Pennsylvania and Ohio and we need you to help us grow our work. New Voices currently operates through New Voices Philadelphia, New Voices Cleveland and New Voices Philadelphia with more cities to come. New Voices prioritizes the following issues: - Sexual & reproductive health including abortion rights - LGBTQ rights and liberation; - Health care access in low-income communities; - Ending gender-based violence specifically sexual violence; - Ending mass incarceration and the practice of shackling of pregnant incarcerated women; and - Engaging Black women on issues of environmental justice. We provide leadership training, educational programs and policy advocacy around our key Reproductive Justice issues. We offer several unique programs that need your support during #GivingTuesday: - SistahSpeak! Youth Project™ Leadership development program for Black girls and young, Black women ages 12-24 to educate them about sexual & reproductive health, to provide mentoring and social support and to train them to become Reproductive Justice community organizers - Reproductive Justice Leadership Network™ Leadership development program for Black women and women of color across Pennsylvania and Ohio to become community organizers, policy advocates and agents of culture change - Lorde-Baldwin Leadership Institute™ Leadership development program for queer and trans* people of color to define the needs of the greater LGBTQ community - Voice Your Vote! Project™ Integrated Voter Engagement program that makes contacts with 50,000 Black women each year to vote in each election - Kinks, Locks & Twists: Environmental and Reproductive Conference™ National conference focused on the critical intersection of Environmental and Reproductive Justice that is the staple of our Environmental Justice Project - Women of Color HERStory Month® Annual celebration of women of color from February 15 - March 15 (www.womenofcolorherstory.org) - Reproductive Justice 101 Training and Reproductive Justice Allies Training™ Trainings, workshops and consultants that provide cultural competency, awareness and action items for systemic and institutional change Support #BlackGirlsMagic for Reproductive Justice in the Rustbelt Region with your generous support to New Voices! "We specialize in the wholly impossible." - Nannie Helen Burroughs

$1,050

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sam Stein

    $25

  • Chuck Lynd

    $100

  • Margaret Lynd

    $100

  • John Murphy

    $25

  • Carlene

    $25

  • Rae Jones

    $20

  • Aunt Leesa

    $50

  • Mk Davis

    $25

  • Brent and Reanne

    $20

  • Michelle Sharkey

     

  • OE Zelmanovich

    $100

  • Sarah Friedland

    $25

  • Sonya Fix

    $20

  • Moments of Happiness Inc. Sandi Wiley

    $25

  • Jen & Derek Reise

    $50

  • Julie Lynd

    $25

  • Regina & Philip Rivers

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Gene Lynd

    $50

  • Julia and Rose

    $75

  • Pam and Gary Willis

    $100

  • amanda

    $25

  • Pam and Gary Willis

    $45

  • Connie and Roger

    $50

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105% Raised of $1,000 Goal

The Team: $17,500 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

New Voices Pittsburgh Inc

Amount Raised

$7,464

 

50% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

La'Tasha Mayes

Amount Raised

$4,390

 

439% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Julia and Rose

Amount Raised

$1,050

 

105% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

New Voices Cleveland

Amount Raised

$925

Fundraiser Title

Jasmine Burnett

Amount Raised

$690

Fundraiser Title

Julia Johnson

Amount Raised

$650

 

325% Raised of $200 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Mary Parker

Amount Raised

$300

 

120% Raised of $250 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Cathy Raphael

Amount Raised

$300

Donor Comments

Connie and Roger

Connie and Roger

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Pam and Gary Willis

Pam and Gary Willis

DONATION: $45

3 years ago

amanda

amanda

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Pam and Gary Willis

Pam and Gary Willis

DONATION: $100

What a wonderful organization for Pittsburgh! May you continue helping for many years in the future! 3 years ago

Julia and Rose

Julia and Rose

DONATION: $75

Pittsburgh is so lucky to have you! Thanks organizers and volunteers of NVP who are keeping this important work going. We continue to learn from and be inspired by you all. Love & Solidarity 3 years ago

Gene Lynd

Gene Lynd

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Regina & Philip Rivers

Regina & Philip Rivers

DONATION: $20

Thank you Rose and Julia for allowing us to help this worthy cause! 3 years ago

Julie Lynd

Julie Lynd

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Jen & Derek Reise

Jen & Derek Reise

DONATION: $50

3 years ago