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NLIRH Joins Health Equity and Civil Rights Community in Celebrating the Affordable Care Act

Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) joins 180 national, state, and local health equity advocates in celebrating the second anniversary of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read more »

New poll shows Latino views on abortion are compassionate

A new survey conducted by Lake Research Partners found that strong majorities of Latino registered voters supported access to legal abortion, affirmed that they would offer support to a close friend or family member who had an abortion, and opposed politicians interfering in personal, private decisions about abortion.

This new research confirms what NLIRH has known for a long time--there are widespread misconceptions when it comes to Latino attitudes toward abortion.

See more about this groundbreaking new polling here

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Latino Groups Affirm Baseline Coverage for Women

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Dear President Obama,

As national leaders in the movement for Latino rights and equality, we support full reproductive rights, including access to birth control for all women, and reject efforts that put the preferences of insurance companies and employers over the right of women to make their own contraceptive health decisions in consultation with their doctors. Read more »

Welcome to new Executive Director Jessica González-Rojas!

This fall, Jessica González-Rojas stepped into her new role as Executive Director of NLIRH. Below is her letter to the NLIRH community, introducing herself and her vision for change, in addition to a slideshow of photos from her fifteen year involvement in social justice. 

Jessica in front of Columbia with certificate

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