HELLO Reproductive Freedom Fighters! The Woman Project (TWP) is organizing a poster campaign to blanket the state with the same poster at the same time, 4 to 5 times in the next 6 months. We need each of the 75 State House district represented. We are looking for 1 lead organizer (Captain) per district and 4-5 people to help. Can you help us? Anyone who is interested in seeing … [Read more...] about “Project Access” Poster Campaign
This workshop was presented in Providence on July 13-14th by Andrea Warner (outside consultant from Utah) and Anne Holland of RI. These notes are copyright protected as the property of the two presenters, however you may share them as a single, whole document (without cutting) with other women who are running for office or helping women run for office AS … [Read more...] about Official Workshop Notes from Social Marketing for RI Women’s Political Campaign Workshop
By Darleen Allen In 1895, long before women’s suffrage, the architects and designers of the Rhode Island Statehouse had a vision for the top of the dome. They created the Independent Woman. She represented hope and justice. The statehouse commission rejected the vision and eventually the Independent Man was erected. Many of us think it is time to share her image and … [Read more...] about The Independent Woman
In less than 36 hours, The Woman Project worked with local community members and allies to bring attention to the disconnect between the people of Rhode Island and the leaders in our State House. In reaction to the news that SC Justice Kennedy will step down on July 31st, the space is open for our 45th president to elect a more conservative SC Justice with the immediate … [Read more...] about 36 Hours and RI showed up. What now?
Posted June 27, 2018 Thursday, June 28 8:30pm State Capitol Building Lawn In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Kennedy resigning July 31st of this year, join The Woman Project and others at the RI State House in a spectacle event asking for an Emergency Session to PASS RHCA! Help us make our message louder: come help by photographing, live streaming, tweeting, … [Read more...] about PR: An Emergency Event for an Emergency Session
RHODE ISLAND SENATORS that are supported by RI Right-To-Life * all data acquired from SeeVotesRI.org Senate President: Members of the Senate: Not running for re-election: RHODE ISLAND HOUSE of REPRESENTATIVES that are Endorsed by Right-To-Life * all data acquired from SeeVotesRI.org Speaker of … [Read more...] about These Democrats are endorsed by Right-To-Life — Share Far & Wide
Today I filed for office! Running for office was never in the plan, but then again Trump was never in our country’s plan. Since the 2016 election I have done everything I could to become more educated and knowledgeable about government, and all that came together today as I filed to be the Democratic State Committeewoman for Rhode Island House District 34. And you can do it … [Read more...] about File for a low commitment/high impact State “Your Party” Committee Position
Written Testimony in Favor of the Commission on Sexual Harassment Bill Package The Woman Project has been working since early 2017 to pass the Reproductive Health Care Act, legislation that would protect Roe v. Wade in Rhode Island no matter what happens at the federal level. Through our travels around the state we have had thousands of conversations in nearly every … [Read more...] about Written Testimony in favor of Sexual Harassment Bill Package
The RI Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing last week on the Reproductive Healthcare Act (RHCA). Despite impassioned testimony, less than an hour after the last of the testimony was given, the Committee shelved the bill. Another year that RI will not consider the impact of their reproductive policy on the citizens of this state. This couldn’t be further from democracy … [Read more...] about Knowledge is Dangerous?!
One week ago, tomorrow, Ireland, one of the most historically Catholic countries had a vote to make abortion legal. It passed by an overwhelming majority. It would seem that the citizens of Ireland know three things; 1. That women will only achieve equality when they have control over their reproduction and 2. That women deserve access to safe and legal medical health care … [Read more...] about Presented Testimony for RHCA | The Catholic Church’s stance on abortion hurts women
At this Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Hearing at the RI State House, this how-to guide will provide information for what you can do in person or online. Download This Page of Material for Print I. The Very Best Way to Support: SHOW UP! Come to the RI State House This Thursday (May 31st) starting with a press conference at 3pm 2. Register yourself as a … [Read more...] about A Short “How to Guide” To Support The RHCA
Ireland passed it, so can we!!! On Friday, an overwhelming majority of Irish citizens voted to legalize abortion. This is a historic moment in time. One of the most Catholic Countries in the world mobilized in support of bodily autonomy for women, countering the Church’s stance which is harmful to women. Here in Rhode Island we have our own battle, slightly different, but … [Read more...] about Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing for RHCA, May 31st
Do you want to smash the patriarchy and get progressive candidates into office at the same time? Learn how to be a campaign manager with the women at the Working Families Party! We are hosting a day long training for women on the tools and skills you need to effectively run a campaign. Whether you’re a super-volunteer, a field organizer, a resistance activist, or a … [Read more...] about Women Run Campaigns training series!
Let's talk about the gag rule. The National Coalition Against Censorship reminds us that we had this fight before. The gag rule (also known as the “Mexico City” policy) was originally announced by the Reagan administration at the 1984 United Nations International Conference on Population in Mexico City. It went further than the previous measures by restricting NGOs … [Read more...] about What is the Gag Rule?
Your support of The Woman Project on JUNE 5th is helpful to making Rhode Island a better and more giving place to live. The Woman Project works every day to keep the dialogue current and fresh surrounding Reproductive Rights and specifically the legislation of RHCA. Through ARTIVISM, TWP has had a myriad of successes but still works daily on efforts to make our issue and lack … [Read more...] about Support The Woman Project on RI Gives Day on June 5th