Planned Parenthood was there for me when I was 17 years old and pregnant my senior year in high school, without insurance. I was treated with compassion and professionalism that was free from shame or stigma. I was told that whatever decision I made would be the best decision for me. I continued my pregnancy and received a referral for prenatal care. Planned Parenthood was my pathway to a healthy and safe pregnancy.Read More
Equal pay is an issue that perpetuates the conversation on gender equity. While unequal pay impacts many women, it disproportionately impacts women and femmes of color. We fight for equity for ALL.
Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is the approximate day a Black woman must work into the new year to make what white non-Hispanic men made at the end of the previous year. Based on ACS Census data, the 2019 wage gap for Black women and men is $.61 (cents). 80% of Black women are the primary or sole breadwinners of their household.
In less than one week, there were mass shootings at a food festival in California, at a shopping mall in Texas, and right in our very own Dayton, Ohio. Thirty-two people killed and over sixty-five injured.Read More
On August 1, 2019, the Ohio Women's Alliance launched the Cooperative, a network of women and femmes organizing and leading across the state of Ohio!Read More