This grant will support Women's Rights and Empowerment Network to continue its role as one of the founding alliance members of SEARE, a Southern regional partnership working to build a stronger, more visible reproductive health, rights, and justice movement in the Southeast. The project brings together organizations throughout the region to strengthen capacity and effectiveness to organize and mobilize constituencies in support of reproductive justice. The project has a strong focus on racial equity in order to unify the movement. It has an explicit aim of dismantling white supremacy within organizations, the movement, and ultimately the region. It does this through trainings, communications, and engagement, and documenting its own journey as a multiracial partnership to build strong, trusting alliances. The partnership believes that without this, the movement is weaker and less likely to grow the power it needs to secure full equitable access to reproductive rights and health information and services in the Southeast. (Strategy: U.S. Reproductive Equity)
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for the Southeast Alliance for Reproductive Empowerment project
This grant will support the Southeast Alliance for Reproductive Empowerment project, a partnership of SisterSong, SPARK Reproductive Justice, Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network, and Healthy and Free Tennessee. The project aims to build a stronger movement in the Southeast to support full and equal access to reproductive rights, information, and services. This seed grant will fund the startup phase of the project, including creating organizational infrastructure and a coordinating body; mapping the movement for reproductive rights in theregion; defining a common agenda, progress measures, and activities; and recruiting member organizations.