National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health is the only national reproductive justice organization dedicated to building Latina power to advance health, dignity, and justice for 26 million Latinas, their families, and communities in the United States through leadership development, community mobilization, policy advocacy, and strategic communications.

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Friday, December 11, 2015
Latinas Applaud the Introduction of a Resolution Condemning Violence Against Reproductive Health Care Providers
The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health thanks Senators Richard Blumenthal (CT), Jeanne Shaheen (NH), Michael Bennet (CO) and Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO-1) and Louise Slaughter (NY-25) for introducing critical joint resolutions to condemn violence against women’s health...
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Friday, November 13, 2015
Latina Advocates Commend SCOTUS Decision to Review Texas Clinic Shutdown Laws
Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) stands with a coalition of reproductive healthcare providers represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights in commending the U.S. Supreme Court for deciding to review a June 2015 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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Thursday, September 03, 2015
Latina Advocates Welcome SCOTUS Review of Texas Clinic Shutdown Laws
Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) stands with a coalition of reproductive health care providers represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights in their request that the U.S. Supreme Court review a June 2015 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth...
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Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Latina Health Advocates Applaud Introduction of EACH Woman Act
Today the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) applauds the leadership of lead sponsors Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and more than 60 members of Congress, in supporting the introduction of the...
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Friday, June 26, 2015
Latina Advocates Applaud Historic Marriage Equality Decision
Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) celebrates today's Supreme Court decision to uphold the right of same-sex couples to marry, and be recognized as married, in all 50 states. Jessica González-Rojas, executive director of NLIRH, issued the following statement: “...
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Monday, March 09, 2015
Latinas, Immigrant Women Testify Before Global Human Rights Panel on Reproductive Rights Violations in Texas Rio Grande Valley
Dozens of Latinas from Texas’ Rio Grande Valley will share their stories about the growing reproductive health care crisis in Texas with a group of global human rights experts today at a women’s human rights hearing sponsored by the Center for Reproductive Rights, National Latina Institute for...
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Wednesday, January 07, 2015
At Fifth Circuit Hearing on HB2, Texas Latinas are Watching
In anticipation of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s hearing on Whole Woman’s Health v. Lakey , the second legal challenge to Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law House Bill 2 (HB2), 11 community leaders from the Texas Latina Advocacy Network, the Texas organizing and advocacy presence...
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Thursday, December 04, 2014
Latinas Condemn House Vote to Undo Protections for Immigrant Women and Families
Today, in a vote of 219-197, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5759, a bill to eliminate the President’s recently announced immigration reforms, which include the expansion of relief to millions of immigrants. Jessica González-Rojas, executive director of the National Latina Institute...
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