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REPORT: Centering Black Women, Girls, Gender NC People & Femmes in Campaigns for Expanded Sanctuary and Freedom Cities

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT NOW BY CLICKING HERE DOWNLOAD THE REPORT NOW BY CLICKING HERE On Thursday September 14th, 2017, the Ms. Foundation published the report Centering Black Women, Girls, Gender Nonconforming People and Fem(me)s in Campaigns For Expanded Sanctuary and Freedom Cities, by Andrea Ritchie and Monique Morris (National […]

[Report Back] : Trust Black Women 2015 Convening | | In 2015, Women With A Vision was invited to participate in the relaunch of the “Trust Black Women” campaign alongside other Black women led Reproductive Justice organizations. Executive Director Deon Haywood, Director of Research and Evaluation Shaquita Borden and Programs Assistant Mwende Katwiwa attended the […]

Confronting Histories Old & New: Black women & Girls and erasure/Reframing the Narrative on State Sanctioned Violence & Psychological Violence

Originally posted at AntiGravity Magazine (June 2015) Photos by Patrick Melon #BlackLivesMatter. Much has been made recently of this simple, yet necessary affirmation of the humanity of Black people in America. The hashtag was created by Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi, and Alicia Garza in 2012 after the murder of […]

Transgender Law Center Launches “Positively Trans (T+)” Survey!

**Are you a Trans person living with HIV? CLICK HERE to take the Postitively Trans (T+) Survey today in English or Spanish or go to** This summer the Transgender Law Center launched Positively Trans (T+), a constituent-led project that draws on the power of community storytelling to examine the social and political landscape for HIV+ […]