The people Jessica González-Rojas works with along the Rio Grande in Texas are not defined by one issue. Reproductive justice, immigration, access to health and child care, LGBTQ rights, the environment and socioeconomic policy are connected and affect their daily lives. The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health that González-Rojas runs helps Latina leaders and communities understand policies and how to use their power and voice in the process. She says the “cadre of Latinas across the country” who are dedicated to improving the lives of women, their families, and their communities brings her hope.
We want you to hear the voices of Hewlett’s Global Development and Population grantees who are helping expand women’s reproductive and economic choices, and promote government responsiveness to developing country citizens by increasing transparency, participation, and use of robust research and data in decisions.
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