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Mamas Day 2014: Mothering Through Climate Chaos

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

This Mamas Day 2014 piece by Michelle Mascarenhas-Swan is cross-posted from the Movement Strategy C...

Mamas Day 2014: Give Affordable Healthcare This Mother’s Day

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

This Mamas Day post is from Leandra Lacy from SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW based in Atlanta, Geor...

Mamas Day 2014: Mamas and Children Thrive Because of Community

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

This is the first post in our Mamas Day 2014 blog series featuring submissions from many of our Stro...

Echoing Ida Writers Talk Reproductive Justice at CLPP 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Taja, Amber, Bianca, and Jazmine being fierce at CLPP 2014 This past weekend, seven Idas trave...

Mothers Making Tough Decisions…Every Day

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Every day parents make tough decisions. They are forced to choose between what they want for their children and what is accessible with the ...

Banning ‘Bossy’ Won’t Help Black Women and Girls Seeking Justice

Monday, April 14, 2014

This article by Echoing Ida's Amber J. Phillips originally appeared on RH Reality Check .  Recently, Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg,...

My Queer Chicana Eye on My Brother’s Keeper

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

This post by Carmen Iniguez was originally posted as part of the Movement Strategy Center's "Let's Talk" Gender Justice ...

What Do "House of Cards," "Joyous Sex" and Title IX Have in Common?

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Answer: they are all topics Echoing Ida writers covered in the blogosphere last week. "Don’t...

#NoTeenShame Schools the Candie's Foundation

Thursday, April 03, 2014

by Natasha Vianna, Gloria Malone, Lisette Orellana, Jasmin Colon, Christina Martinez, Mar...

The Fight to Cover Georgia

Monday, March 31, 2014

This post by Renee Bracey Sherman, one of the Echoing Ida writers, was originally posted on the Cornell Policy Review blog. Access to af...

What Black Women Can Teach You About Health Care

Friday, March 28, 2014

Open enrollment has become a household term thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) , but healthcare...

Echoing Ida Represents at the #NotMyBossBusiness Rally

Thursday, March 27, 2014

A few of the "Idas" at the #NotMyBossBusiness rally: (L to R) Amber Phillips, Elizabeth Dawes Gay, Gloria Malone, Renee Bracey ...