During Another Challenging Year, Allie Young Continues to Fight for Indigenous Communities

In the face of a pandemic and attacks on voting rights, Allie Young, an activist and member of Navajo Nation, continues to advocate for her community.In 2020, she founded Protect the Sacred in response to the challenges Navajo Nation faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“It was really a grassroots movement and mutual aid efforts, where we weren’t seeing the funding and resources from the federal government,” said Young.

The U.S. Faces Unprecedented Threats on Abortion and Contraception Access—But “It’s Not All Doom and Gloom”

In this Power Talk, Ms.’s Roxy Szal spoke with four reproductive health experts— Power to Decide CEO Dr. Raegan McDonald-Mosley and VP of policy Rachel Fey; PRH’s Jennifer Blasdell; and State Innovation Exchange’s Jennifer Driver—on restrictions to reproductive healthcare and how advocates and lawmakers can protect abortion and contraception access.

Every Voice Coalition Amplifies Student Survivor Experiences

Every Voice Coalition, founded in December 2016, is a college student-run organization with goals to implement preventative and legislative measures to eliminate sexual violence on college campuses. In order to empower students to tackle policy-related issues, they stress that the legislation is student-written to center the needs of those most directly affected.