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Enduring Choice (encore edition)


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March for Womens Lives: Washington, D.C., 2004. Source: SisterSong

March for Women's Lives: Washington, D.C., 2004. Source: SisterSong

A growing number of women are seeing the link between their reproductive health, their civil liberties, the environment and economics. On this edition, we hear about the common thread that connects women from all walks of life. From prison cells, to the barrios in Fresno, California, women of color are organizing around the broad theme of reproductive justice.


Nicole Ortega, mother and Fresno High School student; Judy Lee and Dana Jin Paredes, organizers, Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice; Loretta Ross, director, SisterSong; Betsy Hartmann, director, Population and Development Program, Hampshire College; Lourdes Rivera, managing attorney, National Health Law Program, Los Angeles office; Lynn Paltrow, director, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Andrea Smith, co-founder, Incite! Women of Color Against Violence; Isabelle Winchester, organizer, Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition.

This week’s host: Sarah Olson.

For more information:

Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice – Oakland, CA

Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective – Atlanta, GA

Hampshire College (Population and Development Program) – Amherst, MA

National Health Law Program – Los Angeles, CA

National Advocates for Pregnant Women – New York, NY

Incite! Women of Color Against Violence

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition – San Jose, CA

Author: Radio Project

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